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R313. Environmental Quality, Waste Management and Radiation Control, Radiation.

Rule R313-32. Medical Use of Radioactive Material.

As in effect on October 1, 2019

Table of Contents

R313-32-1. Purpose and Authority.

(1) The purpose of this rule is to prescribe requirements and provisions for the medical use of radioactive material and for issuance of specific licenses authorizing the medical use of this material. These requirements and provisions provide for the protection of the public health and safety. The requirements and provisions of Rule R313-32 are in addition to, and not in substitution for, other sections of Title R313.

(2) The rules set forth herein are adopted pursuant to the provisions of Subsections 19-3-104(4) and 19-3-104(7).

R313-32-2. Clarifications or Exceptions.

For the purposes of Rule R313-32, 10 CFR 35.2 through 35.7; 35.10(d) through 35.10(f); 35.11(a) through 35.11(b); 35.12; and 35.13(b) through 35.3204 (2019) are incorporated by reference with the following clarifications or exceptions:

(1) The exclusion of the following:

(a) In 10 CFR 35.2, exclude definitions for "Address of Use," "Agreement State," "Area of Use," "Dentist," "Pharmacist," "Physician," "Podiatrist," and "Sealed Source";

(b) In 10 CFR 35.19, exclude "or the common defense and security ";

(c) In 10 CFR 35.3067, exclude ", with a copy to the Director, Office of Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards";

(d) In 10 CFR 35.3045(d), 10 CFR 3047(d), 10 CFR 35.3067, and 10 CFR 35.3204(b), exclude "By an appropriate method listed in Sec. 30.6(a) of this chapter,".

(2) The substitution of the following date references:

(a) "May 13, 2005" for "October 24, 2002"; and

(b) "December 31, 2019" for "January 14, 2019";

(3) The substitution of the following rule references:

(a) "Rules R313-32 and R313-15" for reference to "this part and 10 CFR Part 20" in 10 CFR 35.61(a);

(b) "Rule R313-15 for reference to "Part 20 of this chapter" in 10 CFR 35.70(a) and 10 CFR 35.80(a)(4);

(c) "Rules R313-19 and R313-22" for reference to "Part 30 of this chapter" in 10 CFR 35.18(a)(4);

(d) "Rules R313-19 and R313-22 or equivalent Nuclear Regulatory Commission or Agreement State requirements for reference to "10 CFR Part 30 or the equivalent requirements of an Agreement State" in 10 CFR 35.49(c);

(e) "10 CFR Part 30" for reference to "Part 30 of this chapter" as found in 10 CFR 35.65(a)(4);

(f) "Rules R313-15, R313-19, and R313-22" for reference to "parts 20 and 30 of this chapter" as found in 10 CFR 35.63(e)(1);

(g) "Section R313-12-110" for reference to "Sec. 30.6 of this chapter" as found in 10 CFR 35.14(c).;

(h) "Section R313-15-101" for reference to "Sec. 20.1101 of this chapter" as found in 10 CFR 35.24(a);

(i) "Subsection R313-15-301(1)(a)" for reference to "Sec. 20.1301(a)(1) of this chapter" as found in 10 CFR 35.310(a)(2)(i) and 10 CFR 35.410(a)(4)(i);

(j) "Subsection R313-15-301(1)(c)" for reference to "Sec. 20.1301(c) of this chapter" as found in 10 CFR 35.310(a)(2)(ii) and 10 CFR 35.410(a)(4)(ii);

(k) "Section R313-15-501" for reference to "Sec. 20.1501 of this chapter" as found in 10 CFR 35.652(a);

(l) "Section R313-18-12" for reference to "Sec. 19.12 of this chapter" as found in 10 CFR 35.27(a)(1), 10 CFR 35.27(b)(1), 10 CFR 35.310, and 10 CFR 35.410;

(m) "Rules R313-19, R313-22 and Subsection R313-22-75(10) or equivalent U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission or Agreement State requirements" for reference to "10 CFR Part 30 and Sec. 32.74 of this chapter or equivalent requirements of an Agreement State" as found in 10 CFR 35.49(a);

(n) "Subsection R313-22-75(10) or equivalent Nuclear Regulatory Commission or Agreement State requirements" for references to "Sec. 32.74 of this chapter or equivalent Agreement State regulations" found in 10 CFR 35.65(a)(1) and 10 CFR 35.65(a)(2);

(o) "Rule R313-70" for reference to "Part 170 of this chapter";

(p) "Subsection R313-19-34(2)" for reference to "Sec. 30.34(b) of this chapter" as found in 10 CFR 35.14(b)(4);

(q) "Section R313-22-50" for reference to "Part 33 of this chapter" in 10 CFR 35.15;

(r) "Subsection R313-22-50(2)" for reference to "Sec. 33.13 of this chapter" in 10 CFR 35.12(e);

(s) "Subsection R313-22-75(9)(b)(iv)" for reference to "Sec. 32.72(b)(4)" in 10 CFR 35.2 for the definition of Authorized Nuclear Pharmacist;

(t) "Subsection R313-22-75(9) or equivalent Nuclear Regulatory Commission or Agreement State requirements" for reference to "Sec. 32.72 of this chapter or equivalent Agreement State requirements" as found in 10 CFR 35.63(b)(2)(i), 10 CFR 35.63(c)(3)(i), 10 CFR 35.100(a)(1), 10 CFR 35.200(a)(1), and 10 CFR 35.300(a)(1); and

(u) "Subsection R313-22-32(9) or equivalent Nuclear Regulatory Commission or Agreement State requirements" for reference to "Sec. 30.32(j) of this chapter or equivalent Agreement State requirements" as found in 10 CFR 35.63(b)(2)(iii), 10 CFR 35.63(c)(3)(ii), 10 CFR 35.100(a)(2), 10 CFR 35.200(a)(2), or 10 CFR 35.300(a)(2).

(4) The substitution of the following terms:

(a) "radioactive material" for reference to "byproduct material";

(b) "a Director, a Nuclear Regulatory Commission, or Agreement State" for reference to "an NRC or Agreement State" in 10 CFR 35.63(b)(2)(ii), 10 CFR 35.100(c), 10 CFR 35.200(c), or 10 CFR 35.300(c);

(c) "Director is (801) 536-0200 or after hours, (801) 536-4123" for "NRC Operations Center is (301) 816-5100" as found in the footnote included for 10 CFR 35.3045(c);

(d) "Form DWMRC-01, 'Application for Radioactive Material License'" for reference to "NRC Form 313, 'Application for Material License'" as found in 10 CFR 35.12(b)(1), 10 CFR 35.12(c)(1)(i) and 10 CFR 35.18(a)(1);

(e) "Form DWMRC-01" for reference to "NRC Form 313" as found in 10 CFR 35.12(c)(1)(ii);

(f) "medical use license issued by the Director" for reference to "NRC medical use license" in 10 CFR 35.6(c);

(g) "Director, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, or an Agreement State" for reference to "Commission or Agreement State" in 10 CFR 35.2 for the definitions of Authorized Medical Physicist (2)(i), Authorized Nuclear Pharmacist (2)(iii) and Radiation Safety Officer (2)(i), in 10 CFR 35.57(b)(1) (first instance), 10 CFR 35.57(b)(2) (first instance), 10 CFR 35.433(a)(2)(i); or for references to "Commission or an Agreement State" in 10 CFR 35.2 for the definitions of Associate Radiation Safety Officer (2)(i) and Ophthalmic Physicist (2)(i), 10 CFR 35.11(a),in 10 CFR 35.50(a), 10 CFR 35.50(a)(2)(ii)(A), 10 CFR 35.50(c)(1), 10 CFR 35.51(a), 10 CFR 35.51(a)(2)(i), 10 CFR 35.55(a), 10 CFR 35.190(a), 10 CFR 35.290(a), 10 CFR 35.390(a), 10 CFR 35.392(a), 10 CFR 35.394(a), 10 CFR 35.396(a)(3), 10 CFR 35.433(a)(2)(i), 10 CFR 35.490(a), 10 CFR 35.590(a), 10 CFR 35.605(a), 110 CFR 35.605(b), 10 CFR 35.605(c), 10 CFR 35.655(b) and 10 CFR 35.690(a);

(h) "Director, a U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, or an Agreement State" for references to "Commission or Agreement State" in 10 CFR 35.2 for the definitions of Authorized Medical Physicist (2)(iii), Authorized Nuclear Pharmacist (2)(i), Authorized User (2)(i), Authorized User (2)(iii) and Ophthalmic Physicist (2)(ii), in 10 CFR 13(b)(4)(ii), 10 CFR 35.14(a)(2)(second instance), 10 CFR 35.57(a)(1)(second instance), 10 CFR 35.57(b)(1)(second instance), 10 CFR 35.57(b)(2)(second instance), 10 CFR 35.433(a)(2)(ii)(second instance); or for references to "Commission or an Agreement State" in 10 CFR 35.50(c)(2)(second instance);

(i) "license issued by the Director, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, or the Agreement State" for reference to "Commission or Agreement State license" in 10 CFR 35.14(a)(2)(first instance);

(j) "Director" for reference to "NRC Operations Center" in 10 CFR 35.3045(c), 10 CFR 35.3047(c), and 10 CFR 35.3204(a);

(k) "license issued by the Director, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission or an Agreement State" for reference to "Commission or Agreement State license" in 10 CFR 35.13(b)(4)(i), 10 CFR 35.14(a)(2)(first instance), 10 CFR 35.50(b)(1)(ii) or for reference to "Commission or an Agreement State license" in 10 CFR 35.50(b)(1)(ii), 10 CFR 35.50(c)(2), and 10 CFR 35.57(a)(2);

(l) "Director at the address specified in Section R313-12-110" for reference to "appropriate NRC Regional Office listed in Sec. 30.6 of this chapter" in 10 CFR 35.3045(d), 10 CFR 35.3047(d), 10 CFR 35.3067, and 10 CFR 35.3204(b);

(m) "Board" for reference to "Commission" in 10 CFR 35.18(a)(3)(second instance) and 10 CFR 35.19;

(n) "Director" for reference to "Commission" in 10 CFR 35.12(d)(4), 10 CFR 35.14(a), 10 CFR 35.14(b), 10 CFR 35.18(a), 10 CFR 35.18(a)(3)(first instance), 10 CFR 35.18(b), 10 CFR 35.24(a)(1), 10 CFR 35.24(c), 10 CFR 35.26(a), and 10 CFR 35.1000(b);

(o) "Director" for reference to "NRC" in 10 CFR 35.3045(g)(1), 10 CFR 35.3047(f)(1), and 10 CFR 35.3204(a)(second instance);

(p) "Nuclear Regulatory Commission" for reference to "Commission" in 10 CFR 35.67(b)(2);

(q) "Director" for reference to "NRC" in 10 CFR 35.3045(g)(1), 10 CFR 35.3047(f)(1), and 10 CFR 35.35.3204(a)(second instance); and

(r) "the Director" for reference to "NRC" in 10 CFR 35.13(b)(4)(i);

(s) "licenses issued by the Director" for reference to "NRC licenses" in 10 CFR 35.57(c);

(t) "Director, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, or an Agreement State" for reference to "NRC" in 10 CFR 35.13(b)(5), 10 CFR 35.14(a)(2), 10 CFR 35.57(b)(3), and 10 CFR 35.57(a)(4);

(u) "(c)" for reference to "(b)" in 10 CFR 35.92.

(5) The addition of the following to 10 CFR 35.92:

(b) The Director may approve a radioactive material with a physical half-life of greater than 120 days but less than 175 days for decay-in-storage before disposal without regard to its radioactivity on a case by case basis if the licensee:

(1) Requests an amendment to the licensee's radioactive materials license for the approval;

(2) Can demonstrate that the radioactive waste will be safely stored, and accounted for during the decay-in-storage period and that the additional radioactive waste will not exceed the licensee's radioactive waste storage capacity; and

(3) Commits to monitor the waste before disposal as stated in paragraphs (a)(1) and (a)(2) of this section before the waste is disposed."

KEY

radioactive materials, radiopharmaceutical, brachytherapy, nuclear medicine

Date of Enactment or Last Substantive Amendment

August 9, 2019

Notice of Continuation

July 1, 2016

Authorizing, Implemented, or Interpreted Law

19-3-104; 19-6-107


Additional Information

Contact

For questions regarding the content or application of rules under Title R313, please contact the promulgating agency (Environmental Quality, Waste Management and Radiation Control, Radiation). A list of agencies with links to their homepages is available at http://www.utah.gov/government/agencylist.html or from http://www.rules.utah.gov/contact/agencycontacts.htm.