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Subpart A—General Provisions

20.1001 Purpose.

20.1002 Scope.

20.1003 Definitions.

20.1004 Units of radiation dose.

20.1005 Units of radioactivity.

20.1006 Interpretations.

20.1007 Communications.

20.1008 Implementation.

20.1009 Information collection requirements: OMB approval.

Subpart B—Radiation Protection Programs

20.1101 Radiation protection programs.

Subpart C—Occupational Dose Limits

20.1201 Occupational dose limits for adults.

20.1202 Compliance with requirements for summation of external and internal doses.

20.1203 Determination of external dose from airborne radioactive material.

20.1204 Determination of internal exposure.

20.1205 [Reserved]

20.1206 Planned special exposures.

20.1207 Occupational dose limits for minors.

20.1208 Dose equivalent to an embryo/fetus.

Subpart D—Radiation Dose Limits for Individual Members of the Public

20.1301 Dose limits for individual members of the public.

20.1302 Compliance with dose limits for individual members of the public.

Subpart E—Radiological Criteria for License Termination

20.1401 General provisions and scope.

20.1402 Radiological criteria for unrestricted use.

20.1403 Criteria for license termination under restricted conditions.

20.1404 Alternate criteria for license termination.

20.1405 Public notification and public participation.

20.1406 Minimization of contamination.

Subpart F—Surveys and Monitoring

20.1501 General.

20.1502 Conditions requiring individual monitoring of external and internal occupational dose.

Subpart G—Control of Exposure From External Sources in Restricted Areas

20.1601 Control of access to high radiation areas.

20.1602 Control of access to very high radiation areas.

Subpart H—Respiratory Protection and Controls to Restrict Internal Exposure in Restricted Areas

20.1701 Use of process or other engineering controls.

20.1702 Use of other controls.

20.1703 Use of individual respiratory protection equipment.

20.1704 Further restrictions on the use of respiratory protection equipment.

20.1705 Application for use of higher assigned protection factors.

Subpart I—Storage and Control of Licensed Material

20.1801 Security of stored material.

20.1802 Control of material not in storage.

Subpart J—Precautionary Procedures

20.1901 Caution signs.

20.1902 Posting requirements.

20.1903 Exceptions to posting requirements.

20.1904 Labeling containers.

20.1905 Exemptions to labeling requirements.

20.1906 Procedures for receiving and opening packages.

Subpart K—Waste Disposal

20.2001 General requirements.

20.2002 Method for obtaining approval of proposed disposal procedures.

20.2003 Disposal by release into sanitary sewerage.

20.2004 Treatment or disposal by incineration.

20.2005 Disposal of specific wastes.

20.2006 Transfer for disposal and manifests.

20.2007 Compliance with environmental and health protection regulations.

20.2008 Disposal of certain byproduct material.

Subpart L—Records

20.2101 General provisions.

20.2102 Records of radiation protection programs.

20.2103 Records of surveys.

20.2104 Determination of prior occupational dose.

20.2105 Records of planned special exposures.

20.2106 Records of individual monitoring results.

20.2107 Records of dose to individual members of the public.

20.2108 Records of waste disposal.

20.2109 [Reserved]

20.2110 Form of records.

Subpart M—Reports

20.2201 Reports of theft or loss of licensed material.

20.2202 Notification of incidents.

20.2203 Reports of exposures, radiation levels, and concentrations of radioactive material exceeding the constraints or limits.

20.2204 Reports of planned special exposures.

20.2205 Reports to individuals of exceeding dose limits.

20.2206 Reports of individual monitoring.

20.2207 Reports of transactions involving nationally tracked sources.

Subpart N—Exemptions and Additional Requirements

20.2301 Applications for exemptions.

20.2302 Additional requirements.

Subpart O—Enforcement

20.2401 Violations.

20.2402 Criminal penalties.

Appendix A to Part 20—Assigned Protection Factors for Respirators

Appendix B to Part 20—Annual Limits on Intake (ALIs) and Derived Air Concentrations (DACs) of Radionuclides for Occupational Exposure; Effluent Concentrations; Concentrations for Release to Sewerage

Appendix C to Part 20—Quantities of Licensed Material Requiring Labeling

Appendix D to Part 20—United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission Regional Offices

Appendix E to Part 20—Nationally Tracked Source Thresholds

Appendix F to Part 20—[Reserved]

Appendix G to Part 20—Requirements for Transfers of Low-Level Radioactive Waste Intended for Disposal at Licensed Land Disposal Facilities and Manifests

Authority: Atomic Energy Act of 1954, secs. 11, 53, 63, 65, 81, 103, 104, 161, 170H, 182, 186, 223, 234, 274, 1701 (42 U.S.C. 2014, 2073, 2093, 2095, 2111, 2133, 2134, 2201, 2210h, 2232, 2236, 2273, 2282, 2021, 2297f); Energy Reorganization Act of 1974, secs. 201, 202 (42 U.S.C. 5841, 5842); Low-Level Radioactive Waste Policy Amendments Act of 1985, sec. 2 (42 U.S.C. 2021b); 44 U.S.C. 3504 note.

[72 FR 55921, Oct. 1, 2007; 76 FR 35564, Jun. 17, 2011; 77 FR 39904, Jul. 6, 2012; 80 FR 54233, Sep. 9, 2015; 80 FR 58574, Sep. 30, 2015]

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