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Event Notification Report for November 6, 2009

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45473

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General Information or Other Event Number: 45473
Rep Org: TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
Licensee: ALL STAR METALS LLC
Region: 4
City: BROWNSVILLE State: TX
County:
License #: G02239
Agreement: Y
Docket:
NRC Notified By: ANNIE BACKHAUS
HQ OPS Officer: ERIC SIMPSON
Notification Date: 11/02/2009
Notification Time: 17:44 [ET]
Event Date: 11/01/2009
Event Time: 14:00 [CST]
Last Update Date: 11/02/2009
Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:
AGREEMENT STATE
Person (Organization):
MICHAEL HAY (R4DO)
DUNCAN WHITE (FSME)

Event Text

AGREEMENT STATE REPORT INVOLVING A PROCESS GAUGE SHUTTER MALFUNCTION

The following information was received from the State of Texas via email:

"On November 2, 2009 at 1037 CST the [Texas Department of Health] was notified by [All Star Metals LLC] that they had discovered the shutter operation failure of a Thermo Niton gauge [Model XLp 818] on November 1, 2009 at 1400 CST. The licensee has notified the manufacturer and has sent the gauge to the manufacturer for service and repair. The licensee will send a formal report to the Agency within 30 days."

The gauge contains a 30 mCi source of Am-241.

Texas Incident # I-8684.

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