3701:1-44-12 Small quantities of source material.

(A) A general license is hereby issued authorizing commercial and industrial firms; research, educational and medical institutions; and federal, state, and local government agencies to use and transfer not more than 6.8 kilograms (fifteen pounds) of source material at any one time for research, development, educational, commercial or operational purposes. A person authorized to use or transfer source material, pursuant to this general license, may not receive more than a total of sixty-eight kilograms (one hundred fifty pounds) of source material in any one calendar year.

(B) Persons who receive, possess, use, or transfer source material pursuant to the general license issued in paragraph (A) of this rule are exempt from the requirements in Chapter 3701:1-38 of the Administrative Code to the extent that such receipt, possession, use or transfer are within the terms of such general license, provided however that this exemption shall not be deemed to apply to any such person who is also in possession of source material under a specific license issued pursuant to Chapter 3701:1-44 of the Administrative Code.

(C) Persons who receive, possess, use or transfer source material pursuant to the general license in paragraph (A) of this rule are prohibited from administering source material, or the radiation therefrom, either externally or internally, to human beings except as may be authorized by the department, the United States nuclear regulatory commission, or an agreement state in a specific license.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 08/30/2010 and 08/30/2015
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3748.04
Rule Amplifies: 3748.04
Prior Effective Dates: 2/6/2006