United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Escalated Enforcement Actions Issued to Materials Licensees - F

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This table includes a collection of significant enforcement actions (referred to as "escalated") that the NRC has issued to materials licensees.

The types of actions and their abbreviations are as follows:

  • Notice of Violation for Severity Level I, II, or III violations (NOV)
  • Notice of Violation and Proposed Imposition of Civil Penalty (NOVCP)
  • Order Imposing Civil Penalty (CPORDER)
  • Order Modifying, Suspending, or Revoking License (ORDER)

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Licensee Name and
NRC Action Number
Action Type
(Severity) &
Civil Penalty
(if any)
Date Description
Fairbanks Memorial Hospital, AL
EA-96-505
NOVCP
(SL III)

$2,500
04/01/1997 Deliberate failure to obtain the signature of the physician authorized user on a written directive before administering a dosage of I-131 of greater than 30 microcuries to a patient.
Fernandez, M.D., Jose, PR
EA-97-137
NOVCP
(SL II)

$8,000
06/11/1997 Failure to implement various aspects of brachytherapy program and the failure to comply with all aspects of "Order Modifying License" issued October 21, 1996.
Fernandez, M.D., Jose, PR
EA-96-154
ORDER 10/21/1996 Over 100 misadministrations from wrongly calibrated Sr-90 device, failure to have QMP, unauthorized users.
Flowserve Corporation, VA
EA-12-060
NOV
(SL III)
04/30/2012 On April 30, 2012, the NRC issued a Notice of Violation to Flowserve Corporation for a Severity Level III violation. The violation involved a failure to obtain a specific license for export of reactor components, as required by 10 CFR 110.20. Specifically, in March 2010, Flowserve exported two reactor recirculation pump seal-repair kits, components subject to NRC licensing jurisdiction, to Mexico without obtaining an NRC specific license.
Foundation Engineering Science, Inc., VA
EA-05-146
NOVCP
(SL III)

$3,250
11/22/2005 On November 22, 2005, a Notice of Violation and Proposed Imposition of Civil Penalty in the amount of $3,250 was issued for a Severity Level III problem involving the failure to secure from unauthorized removal, or limit access to, a nuclear gauge located in a company vehicle parked in a public parking lot. As a result, a nuclear gauge was stolen, and remained uncontrolled in the public domain. In addition, the licensee did not immediately report the theft of the licensed material as required.
Fox Chase Cancer Center, PA
EA-99-294
NOV
(SL III)
11/30/1999 Failure of the Radiation Safety Committee to provide required training to all physicians to administer radioactive material.
Framatome ANP Richland, Inc., WA
EA-02-099
NOVCP
(SL III)

$15,000
08/28/2002 On August 28, 2002, a Notice of Violation and Proposed Imposition of Civil Penalty in the amount of $15,000 was issued for a Severity Level III problem involving multiple failures related to a loss of criticality safety control event.
Framatome ANP Richland, Inc., WA
EA-99-154
NOV
(SL III)
06/05/2001 On June 5, 2001, a Notice of Violation was issued for a Severity Level III problem involving willfully: (1) shipping licensed material in unapproved packages, (2) exporting licensed material that did not meet required packaging requirements, (3) certifying in shipping papers that an export shipment complied with applicable shipping requirements, and (4) failing to maintain approved operating procedures.
Franklin Hospital Corporation, VA
EA-01-200
NOV
(SL III)
08/01/2001 On August 1, 2001, a Notice of Violation was issued for a Severity Level III violation involving the licensee's failure to maintain control and constant surveillance of licensed byproduct material involving radiopharmaceuticals in an unrestricted area.
Froehling and Robertson, Inc., VA
EA-05-132
NOV
(SL III)
07/12/2005 On July 12, 2005, a Notice of Violation was issued for a Severity Level III violation involving the failure to secure, control or maintain constant surveillance of a portable nuclear gauge containing NRC licensed material in an unrestricted area while it was not in storage.
Frontier Production Logging, Inc., WY
EA-97-327;
EA-97-457
$2,750 &
ORDER
11/07/1997 Failure to amend license prior to moving storage location.
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