United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission

Question 8: Under what circumstances are planned special

exposures permitted?

Answer: The statement of considerations indicates that the

intent of the planned special exposure was that it be used

infrequently in circumstances where the elimination of the

5 (N-18) lifetime cumulative limit might create a severe

handicap to the licensee's operation. See Regulatory Guide

8.N6, for further detailed guidance. (Reference: 10 CFR


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