Byproduct Materials Sub-Arena

Byproduct materials comprise one of two sub-arenas that the staff of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) identified in considering which areas of the materials safety arena to target for greater use of risk information. This page summarizes the following aspects of this sub-arena with expanding menus:

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List of Risk-Informed and Performance-Based Activities

This list shows the ongoing licensing initiatives, projects, and activities that the staff of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has targeted for greater use of risk information in the Byproduct Materials Sub-Arena within the Materials Safety Arena:

Decommissioning Financial Assurance for Sealed and Unsealed Radioactive Materials Rulemaking (10 CFR Part 30, Appendix B)

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Inspection Manual Chapter 2800, "Materials Inspection Program"

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Staff is currently updating implementing inspection procedures to further risk inform the inspection guidance provided for nuclear materials inspections

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Animal Release Following Veterinary Treatment

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On October 30, 2020, the staff issued its technical evaluation report (ML20269A274) which documents that the staff found Exubrion’s proposal adequate to protect the public’s health and safety.

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Page Last Reviewed/Updated Thursday, February 03, 2022