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Virginia Administrative Code

9VAC20-120-320. Management of radioactive materials.

Article 8
Radioactive Materials

The United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission (USNRC) has established regulations under Title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations for the management of radioactive materials. The Virginia Department of Health has established other requirements in accordance with Title 32.1 of the Code of Virginia. No regulated medical waste containing radioactive materials, regardless of amount or origin, shall be treated unless its management and treatment are in full compliance with these two bodies of regulations and are deemed by both regulations not to represent a threat to public health and the environment.

Statutory Authority

Chapter 14 (§ 10.1-1400 et seq.) of Title 10.1 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR672-40-01:1 § 4.17, eff. June 29, 1994.

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