Utah Administrative Code

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

Rule R313-34. Requirements for Irradiators.

As in effect on January 1, 2020

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R313-34-1. Purpose and Authority.

(1) Rule R313-34 prescribes requirements for the issuance of licenses authorizing the use of sealed sources containing radioactive materials in irradiators used to irradiate objects or materials using gamma radiation.

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

(3) The requirements of Rule R313-34 are in addition to, and not in substitution for, the other requirements of these rules.

R313-34-2. Scope.

(1) Rule R313-34 shall apply to panoramic irradiators that have either dry or wet storage of the radioactive sealed sources; underwater irradiators in which both the source and the product being irradiated are under water; and irradiators whose dose rates exceed 5 grays (500 rads) per hour at 1 meter from the radioactive sealed sources in air or in water, as applicable for the irradiator type.

(2) The requirements of Rule R313-34 shall not apply to self-contained dry-source-storage irradiators in which both the source and the area subject to irradiation are contained within a device and are not accessible by personnel, medical radiology or teletherapy, the irradiation of materials for nondestructive testing purposes, gauging, or open-field agricultural irradiations.

R313-34-3. Clarifications or Exemptions.

For purposes of Rule R313-34, 10 CFR 36, 2014 ed., is incorporated by reference with the following clarifications or exceptions:

(1) The exclusion of the following 10 CFR sections: 36.1, 36.5, 36.8, 36.11, 36.17, 36.19(a), 36.91, and 36.93;

(2) The substitution of the following:

(a) Radiation Control Act for Atomic Energy Act of 1954;

(b) Utah Radiation Control Rules for the reference to NRC regulations and the Commission's regulations;

(c) The Director or the Executive Secretary's for the Commission or the Commission's, and NRC in the following 10 CFR sections: 36.13, 36.13(f), 36.15, 36.19(b), 36.53(c), 36.69, and 36.81(a), 36.81(d) and 36.81(e); and

(d) In 10 CFR 36.51(a)(1), Rule R313-15 for NRC;

(3) Appendix B of 10 CFR Part 20 refers to the 2014 ed. of 10 CFR; and

(4) The substitution of Title R313 references for the following 10 CFR references:

(a) Section R313-12-51 for reference to 10 CFR 30.51;

(b) Rule R313-15 for the reference to 10 CFR 20;

(c) Subsection R313-15-501(3) for the reference to 10 CFR 20.1501(c);

(d) Section R313-15-902 for the reference to 10 CFR 20.1902;

(e) Rule R313-18 for the reference to 10 CFR 19;

(f) Section R313-19-41 for the reference to 10 CFR 30.41;

(g) Section R313-19-50 for the reference to 10 CFR 30.50;

(h) Section R313-22-33 for the reference to 10 CFR 30.33;

(i) Section R313-22-210 for the reference to 10 CFR 32.210;

(j) Section R313-22-35 for the reference to 10 CFR 30.35; and

(k) Rule R313-70 for the reference to 10 CFR 170.31.


irradiators, survey, radiation, radiation safety

Date of Enactment or Last Substantive Amendment

May 5, 2015

Notice of Continuation

January 17, 2017

Authorizing, Implemented, or Interpreted Law

19-3-104(4); 19-3-104(7)

Additional Information


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.