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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.

Sincerely,

 

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

173.427

Regulation Sections

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