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Event Notification Report for July 12, 2005

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41834

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Other Nuclear Material Event Number: 41834
Rep Org: MEDTRONIC
Licensee: MEDTRONIC
Region: 3
City: FRIDLEY State: MN
County:
License #:
Agreement: N
Docket:
NRC Notified By: SCOTT MORRISON
HQ OPS Officer: JOHN MacKINNON
Notification Date: 07/11/2005
Notification Time: 15:14 [ET]
Event Date: 06/16/2005
Event Time: 12:00 [CDT]
Last Update Date: 07/11/2005
Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:
20.2201(a)(1)(i) - LOST/STOLEN LNM>1000X
Person (Organization):
PATTY PELKE (R3)
MICHELE BURGESS (NMSS)
TAS(e-mail) (NSIR)
CANADA (FAXED) ()

Event Text

STOLEN AIR IONIZER CONTAINING A GENERAL LICENSED POLONIUM-210 SOURCE

Between June 16th and the 22nd a 10 millicurie Po-210 air ionizer was stolen from their facility. Medtronic alerted their security and filed a Police report on the stolen Po-210 air ionizer. The Model number of the air ionizer is P2021-8000 and the serial number is A2EM605. On June 15, 2005 Medtronic received the air ionizer from NRD located in Grand Island, NY (The air ionizer is leased through NRD). Medtronic stated that all future devices will be stored in a locked cabinet.

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