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Interpretation Response #98-0112 ([Radioactive Waste Acceptance Program] [Mr. Michael Noland])

Below is the interpretation response detail and a list of regulations sections applicable to this response.

Interpretation Response Details

Response Publish Date:

Company Name: Radioactive Waste Acceptance Program

Individual Name: Mr. Michael Noland

Location State: NV Country: US

View the Interpretation Document

Response text:

JUN 23, 1998


Mr. Michael Noland                       Ref. No.: 98-0112
Assistant Project Manager
Radioactive Waste Acceptance Program
Bechtel Nevada.
P.O. Box 98521
Las Vegas, NV 89193-8521

Dear Mr. Noland:

This in response to your letter dated May 18, 1998, regarding §§ 173.427(b) (3) and 173.410 of the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMRi 49 CFR Parts 171-185). Specifically, you wish to verify that the general radioactive package design requirements of § 173.410 apply to strong, tight packages used for Low Specific Activity (LSA) materials in § 173.427(b) (3).

Your understanding is correct. The general radioactive package design requirements of § 173.410 apply to the strong, tight packages specified in § 173.427(b) (3).

I hope this satisfies your request.



John A. Gale
Transportation Regulations Specialist
Office of Hazardous Materials Standards


Regulation Sections

Section Subject
173.427 Transport requirements for low specific activity (LSA) Class 7 (radioactive) material and surface contaminated objects (SCO)