3701:1-43-02 Purpose and scope.

(A) This chapter establishes radiation protection standards for "Technologically Enhanced Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material" (TENORM). These standards include the possession, use, processing, manufacture, distribution, transfer, and disposal of TENORM and of products with TENORM. This chapter also provides for the licensing of TENORM, including license termination. The requirements of this chapter are in addition to, and not a substitution for, other requirements of Chapter 3748. of the Revised Code and the rules promulgated thereunder.

(B) Except as otherwise excluded in this rule, this chapter applies to any person who receives, possesses, uses, processes, transfers, distributes, or disposes of TENORM.

(C) The manufacture and distribution of products containing TENORM in which the TENORM's emitted radiation is considered beneficial to the products are licensed pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 3701:1-40 of the Administrative Code.

(D) This chapter also addresses the introduction of TENORM into products in which the radiation emitted from the TENORM is not considered to be beneficial to the products.

(E) This chapter does not apply to source material and byproduct material as both are defined in rule 3701:1-38-01 of the Administrative Code.

(F) Storage incident to transportation and transportation of TENORM shall be in accordance with the requirements in Chapter 3701:1-38 and Chapter 3701:1-50 of the Administrative Code.

Effective: 04/01/2012
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 04/01/2017
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3748.04
Rule Amplifies: 3748.01 , 3748.02