United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission

Question 124: Do the requirements of 10 CFR 20.1703 (a)

apply to respiratory protection equipment that is to be

used only in emergencies?

Answer: Yes, if that equipment is to be used to limit

intakes of radioactive material. (Reference: 10 CFR


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