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Title 10 Part 20 → Subpart K → §20.2005

Title 10 → Chapter I → Part 20 → Subpart K → §20.2005

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Title 10 Part 20 → Subpart K → §20.2005

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Title 10Chapter IPart 20Subpart K → §20.2005


Title 10: Energy
PART 20—STANDARDS FOR PROTECTION AGAINST RADIATION
Subpart K—Waste Disposal


§20.2005   Disposal of specific wastes.

(a) A licensee may dispose of the following licensed material as if it were not radioactive:

(1) 0.05 microcurie (1.85 kBq), or less, of hydrogen-3 or carbon-14 per gram of medium used for liquid scintillation counting; and

(2) 0.05 microcurie (1.85 kBq), or less, of hydrogen-3 or carbon-14 per gram of animal tissue, averaged over the weight of the entire animal.

(b) A licensee may not dispose of tissue under paragraph (a)(2) of this section in a manner that would permit its use either as food for humans or as animal feed.

(c) The licensee shall maintain records in accordance with §20.2108.