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Event Notification Report for October 26, 2015

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Event Reports For
10/23/2015 - 10/26/2015

** EVENT NUMBERS **


51101 51452 51469 51470 51475 51476 51477 51492 51494 51495 51496

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Agreement State Event Number: 51101
Rep Org: TEXAS DEPT OF STATE HEALTH SERVICES
Licensee: UNKNOWN
Region: 4
City: HOUSTON State: TX
County:
License #:
Agreement: Y
Docket:
NRC Notified By: ART TUCKER
HQ OPS Officer: MARK ABRAMOVITZ
Notification Date: 05/29/2015
Notification Time: 17:11 [ET]
Event Date: 04/14/2015
Event Time: [CDT]
Last Update Date: 10/23/2015
Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:
AGREEMENT STATE
Person (Organization):
WAYNE WALKER (R4DO)
NMSS_EVENTS_NOTIFIC (EMAI)

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AGREEMENT STATE REPORT - CS-137 FOUND IN WASTE ENTERING A LANDFILL

The following report was received via e-mail:

"On April 13, 2015, the Agency [Texas Department of State Health Services] was notified by a landfill operator that material in a waste container set off their radiation alarms. The landfill provided a spectrum which showed the isotope as Cesium-137. An on-site investigation by this Agency confirmed the material to be dirt/mud contaminated with Cesium-137. The waste material at the landfill was isolated. The waste collection route sheet used to collect the waste was requested by the Agency. The Agency drove the route traveled by the collection vehicle using an RSI identifier in an attempt to locate the source of the contamination. The detector indicated the presence of radiation in a bar ditch along the intersection of two streets northeast of the City of Houston. Surveys conducted by the Agency identified a reading of 16 millirem on contact with the ground in one spot. Additional surveys indicated additional activity as far as 70 feet from the spot previously mentioned. The Agency received cost estimates from contractors to collect the material from both areas for proper disposal. The city of Houston had been contacted about the contamination and the steps that had been taken by the Agency. The City of Houston decided since the area of contamination was in their jurisdiction, they would be responsible for the remediation of the area. The Agency returned to the area on the evening of May 26, 2015, to inspect the area. The Agency discovered the road the bar ditch was running along had been closed by the city at both ends. There are no homes or businesses that require access to this section of road. The contractor was contacted on May 29, 2015. He stated they had begun work on remediating the area on May 21, 2015. He stated the road was blocked by the Houston City Works Department on that day. He stated they had dug down about 3 feet from the original surface of the ditch. He stated readings on contact at that location are 1 rem/hr. He stated they had come across a water line while they were digging and that it has restricted their use of tools. He stated that due to the dose rates they are seeing now (1 rem/hr) they are now using a low pressure water blaster to excavate the area. He stated they are sucking the water into barrels and monitoring the suction line for dose rates. He stated they would contact the state once the source has been located.

"On May 29, 2015, the Agency decided that due to the city closing the road to any access, the event should be reported to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission Headquarters Operations Officer (HOO.)"

Event location: Near the intersection of Sunbury and Bacher Streets.

Texas Event: I-9303

* * * UPDATE ON 10/23/2015 AT 1153 EDT FROM ARTHUR TUCKER TO DONG PARK * * *

The following report was received via e-mail:

"On April 13, 2015, the Agency was notified by a landfill operator that a load of waste had caused its radiation monitor to alarm. The operator provided a spectrum and the radioisotope was identified as cesium-137. An on-site investigation confirmed the material to be dirt/mud contaminated with cesium. Further investigation was initiated to find the source of the material. Using the waste collection vehicle's route sheets and the Agency's radiation detection equipment, the Agency identified the area where the mud had originated in a drainage ditch along the side of a street, which was within the city's easement. The waste material was isolated and a cost estimate was obtained for a contractor to remediate the area. The initial surface readings obtained in the ditch ranged from 430 microR/hr to 16 mR/hr. During remediation, the readings ranged up to 1Rem/hr and the depth of the material to be removed was within a few inches beneath the soil to a max depth of 14 feet in the most concentrated area. Site remediation was completed by the end of July 2015. The property was released for unrestricted use on September 1, 2015 after final soil samples were analyzed. The highest concentration of contamination, point of origin, was identified at a depth of approximately 14 feet below the ground surface. Ownership of the source of the radioactive material could not be determined. No violations were cited. File closed."

Notified R4DO (Werner) and NMSS EVENTS NOTIFICATION via email.

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Agreement State Event Number: 51452
Rep Org: OHIO BUREAU OF RADIATION PROTECTION
Licensee: MOUNT CARMEL ST. ANN'S
Region: 3
City: WESTERVILLE State: OH
County:
License #: 02120250034
Agreement: Y
Docket:
NRC Notified By: STEPHEN JAMES
HQ OPS Officer: VINCE KLCO
Notification Date: 10/05/2015
Notification Time: 09:58 [ET]
Event Date: 08/21/2015
Event Time: [EDT]
Last Update Date: 10/24/2015
Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:
AGREEMENT STATE
Person (Organization):
STEVE ORTH (R3DO)
NMSS_EVENTS_NOTIFICA (EMAI)

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AGREEMENT STATE REPORT - DOSE TO IMPROPER TREATMENT SITE

The following information was received by the State of Ohio via facsimile:

"A patient had a prostate volume study done on 7/24/15 at Mount Carmel St. Ann's (MCSA). The mass that was observed on the ultrasound is in the location of a typical prostate and takes the shape of a typical prostate. Implant (I-125) procedure was performed on 8/21/15. During the implant, ultrasound guidance was used when placing the seeds and the images that were seen matched what was taken at the time of the volume study on 7/24/15.

"A CT [Computerized Axial Tomography] scan was taken on 9/23/15 for post implant study to verify the seed placement and target coverage. The post implant study was performed on 10/1/15 and revealed that the prostate that is visible by CT is not adequately covered by the seeds, and that the seeds may be in the rectum. The images were reviewed further and there is a mass located between the rectum and the prostate. This is what is believed to have been visualized on the ultrasound, and what was treated in the OR [Operating Room].

"The licensee is still investigating to determine whether this tissue is part of the prostate, possibly rectum, or something else altogether. The patient has been scheduled for an MRI [Magnetic Resonance Imaging] to better visualize the tissues in this area. What is known at this time is that a large part of the prostate was not treated, the coverage to the intended target organ is below 80%, and this is being treated as a medical event. The licensee will submit a complete report when the analyses are finalized.

"ODH [Ohio Department of Health] intends to send an investigator to the licensee for follow-up. This NMED record will be updated as more information becomes available."

Ohio Incident: OH150010

A Medical Event may indicate potential problems in a medical facility's use of radioactive materials. It does not necessarily result in harm to the patient.

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Agreement State Event Number: 51469
Rep Org: OK DEQ RAD MANAGEMENT
Licensee: SAINT FRANCIS HEALTH SYSTEM
Region: 4
City: TULSA State: OK
County:
License #: OK-07163-01
Agreement: Y
Docket:
NRC Notified By: KEVIN SAMPSON
HQ OPS Officer: JEFF ROTTON
Notification Date: 10/15/2015
Notification Time: 12:01 [ET]
Event Date: 10/15/2015
Event Time: 10:30 [CDT]
Last Update Date: 10/16/2015
Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:
AGREEMENT STATE
Person (Organization):
GEOFFREY MILLER (R4DO)
NMSS_EVENTS_NOTIFIC (EMAI)

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OKLAHOMA AGREEMENT STATE REPORT - PACKAGE RECEIVED WITH EXTERNAL CONTAMINATION

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

"The State of Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality [DEQ] was notified by Saint Francis Health System (OK-07163-01) that they have received a package with removable contamination on the exterior. The dose rate when surveyed is reported at 70 mR/hr, the wipe count was 400,000 cpm. The package contained an unknown amount of Sirtex Y-90 SirSpheres. The microsphere container is reported to be intact, and it appears that the contamination was spilled on the package after it was closed. The licensee is analyzing the wipe on an MCA [multi channel analyzer] to determine if the contamination is Y-90 or another nuclide."

The carrier who delivered the package is unknown at this time.

* * * UPDATE PROVIDED BY KEVIN SAMPSON TO JEFF ROTTON AT 1632 EDT ON 10/16/2015 * * *

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

"The contamination on the package has been identified as Tc-99m, not Y-90. The contamination was limited to a [common carrier shipping] label applied to the package at the [common carrier] facility in Boston, MA. The package was transported from Boston to Dallas, TX by [common carrier airline], then by truck from Dallas to Saint Francis. The trucking company was contacted by the licensee and the truck driver was scanned at a local hospital in Dallas yesterday; results were negative. Wipe tests of the interior of the package confirm no contamination. The package was surveyed today by DEQ inspectors and the dose rate was 2 Mr/hr. The package is being held for decay in storage at the licensee facility."

Notified R4DO (Miller) and NMSS Events Notification group via email.

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Agreement State Event Number: 51470
Rep Org: COLORADO DEPT OF HEALTH
Licensee: UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO HOSPITAL
Region: 4
City: AURORA State: CO
County:
License #: CO828-01
Agreement: Y
Docket:
NRC Notified By: CARRIE ROMANCHEK
HQ OPS Officer: JEFF ROTTON
Notification Date: 10/15/2015
Notification Time: 13:55 [ET]
Event Date: 10/14/2015
Event Time: 14:30 [MDT]
Last Update Date: 10/15/2015
Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:
AGREEMENT STATE
Person (Organization):
GEOFFREY MILLER (R4DO)
NMSS_EVENTS_NOTIFIC (EMAI)

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COLORADO AGREEMENT STATE REPORT - PATIENT RECEIVED 40 PERCENT LESS THAN PRESCRIBED DOSE

The following information was provided by the State of Colorado via email:

"The [licensee] RSO reported that a patient received 40 percent less than the prescribed dose during a TheraSphere (Y-90) treatment on 10/14/2015. The exact cause is still under investigation.

"Initial written direction was for 120 Gy. However, due to unavailability of this dose the written directive was amended to 140 Gy and the dose was ordered.

"The AU [Authorized User] reported that stasis was not reached and it was believed the patient received the entire dose. The associated survey meter was reading 0 and the AU flushed the system 3 times - the meter continued to read 0. The procedure ended around 1430 MDT.

"After the procedure the AMP [Authorized Medical Physicist] reviewed the paperwork, took waste measurements and performed calculations. At this point 40 Gy was found in the waste. The RSO was notified at 1545 MDT."

At this time, it is not known if the patient has been notified.

A Medical Event may indicate potential problems in a medical facility's use of radioactive materials. It does not necessarily result in harm to the patient.

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Agreement State Event Number: 51475
Rep Org: ILLINOIS EMERGENCY MGMT. AGENCY
Licensee: WAYNE COUNTY WELL SURVEYS
Region: 3
City: FAIRFIELD State: IL
County:
License #: IL-01804-01
Agreement: Y
Docket:
NRC Notified By: DAREN PERRERO
HQ OPS Officer: JEFF ROTTON
Notification Date: 10/16/2015
Notification Time: 12:12 [ET]
Event Date: 10/15/2015
Event Time: [CDT]
Last Update Date: 10/16/2015
Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:
AGREEMENT STATE
Person (Organization):
HIRONORI PETERSON (R3DO)
NMSS_EVENTS_NOTIFIC (EMAI)
ILTAB (EMAI)

This material event contains a "Category 3 " level of radioactive material.

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ILLINOIS AGREEMENT STATE REPORT - LOST AMERICIUM/BERYLLIUM SOURCE

The following information was provided by the State of Illinois via email:

"The Radiation Safety Officer of Wayne County Well Surveys contacted the Agency [Illinois Emergency Management Agency] on Friday morning, October 16, 2015, to report the loss of a 3 Ci Am-241/Be source. A description of the container which holds the source was provided as well as anticipated radiation levels, markings and the route along which was followed when the container was most likely lost. The licensee had conducted visual surveys along this route with no success. The Agency dispatched teams with appropriate radiation detection instrumentation to traverse the route. The search is currently underway. Local law enforcement and emergency managers have also been advised of the matter."

The RSO last verified possession of the source on June 2, 2015 during a leak test. The search is being concentrated on several rural roads between Fairfield and Decatur, IL. The loss is believed to have happened sometime in the middle of September.

Source information: QSA Global; model number AMNK8208; serial number 82989B

IL Report Number: IL15020

THIS MATERIAL EVENT CONTAINS A "CATEGORY 3" LEVEL OF RADIOACTIVE MATERIAL

Category 3 sources, if not safely managed or securely protected, could cause permanent injury to a person who handled them, or were otherwise in contact with them, for some hours. It could possibly - although it is unlikely - be fatal to be close to this amount of unshielded radioactive material for a period of days to weeks. These sources are typically used in practices such as fixed industrial gauges involving high activity sources (for example: level gauges, dredger gauges, conveyor gauges and spinning pipe gauges) and well logging. For additional information go to http://www-pub.iaea.org/MTCD/publications/PDF/Pub1227_web.pdf

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Agreement State Event Number: 51476
Rep Org: LOUISIANA RADIATION PROTECTION DIV
Licensee: SOURCE PRODUCTION AND EQUIPMENT COMPANY, INC.
Region: 4
City: ST. ROSE State: LA
County:
License #: LA-2966-L01
Agreement: Y
Docket:
NRC Notified By: JAMES PATE
HQ OPS Officer: JEFF ROTTON
Notification Date: 10/16/2015
Notification Time: 14:19 [ET]
Event Date: 10/02/2015
Event Time: 15:00 [CDT]
Last Update Date: 10/16/2015
Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:
AGREEMENT STATE
Person (Organization):
GEOFFREY MILLER (R4DO)
NMSS_EVENTS_NOTIFIC (EMAI)

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LOUISIANA AGREEMENT STATE REPORT - RADIATION WORKERS CONTAMINATED WHILE WORKING IN HOT CELL

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

"On October 02, 2015, around 1500 CDT, Source Production & Equipment Company [SPEC] was manufacturing a 30 Curie sealed Co-60 source within Hot Cell Number 2. During the welding process of double encapsulating the sealed source the welder malfunctioned. Two radiation workers within Hot Cell Number 2, behind the room divider, attempted to grind off the ruined outer encapsulation.

"The result was two workers inhaled Co-60 material. Nasal swipes indicated 11,743 cpm on the highest wipe. It was initially calculated internal exposure of around 200 mRem.

"The event was basically contained to Hot Cell Number 2 except for some footprints outside the cell which were remediated. The Hot Cell is currently restricted because of contamination.

"The workers have had two whole body scans on 10/07/15 and 10/12/15 with a third scan planned for 10/19/15.

"Currently internal exposure from inhalation has been calculated to be 373 mRem from 2.3 microCi of Co-60. The other worker's calculated exposure was 80 mRem from 0.42 microCi of Co-60.

"SPEC has enacted a policy in regards to this event to no longer allow reworking a ruined source during manufacturing by grinding on it. They will just retire/dispose of that source and get a new source to work with."

The licensee is also collecting bioassay samples from both workers for analysis.

LA Event Report ID NO.: LA150017

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Non-Agreement State Event Number: 51477
Rep Org: US EPA
Licensee: US EPA
Region: 3
City: CINCINNATI State: OH
County:
License #: GL
Agreement: Y
Docket:
NRC Notified By: STEPHEN MUSSON
HQ OPS Officer: STEVE SANDIN
Notification Date: 10/16/2015
Notification Time: 14:18 [ET]
Event Date: 12/31/1983
Event Time: [EDT]
Last Update Date: 10/16/2015
Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:
20.2201(a)(1)(ii) - LOST/STOLEN LNM>10X
Person (Organization):
HIRONORI PETERSON (R3DO)
NMSS_EVENTS_NOTIFIC (EMAI)

This material event contains a "Less than Cat 3 " level of radioactive material.

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MISSING TWO GENERAL LICENSE KR-85 AEROSOL NEUTRALIZERS

Two TSI Model 3054 Aerosol Neutralizers containing 10 mCi Kr-85 each as of 1977, delivered to the Andrew W. Breidenbach Environmental Research Center (AWBERC or US EPA Cincinnati) facility in Cincinnati, OH can not be accounted for in available US EPA Cincinnati inventory records. The devices were delivered to their facility on 4/21/1977. The device serial numbers are 290T and 291T. The licensee began their investigation after receiving a letter from the U.S. NRC on 8/5/15 which identified that these devices should be in their possession. Members of the US EPA Cincinnati staff completed an exhaustive search of all available records and located radioactive inventories dating back to 1983, but could not locate any records prior to 1983. The 1983 inventory did not list the devices in question. As part of their investigation, the licensee contacted the manufacturer who has no record that the devices were returned. In addition, the US EPA facility in Research Triangle Park was contacted and requested to review their records. That location has no record of ever possessing these devices.

THIS MATERIAL EVENT CONTAINS A "LESS THAN CAT 3" LEVEL OF RADIOACTIVE MATERIAL

Sources that are "Less than IAEA Category 3 sources," are either sources that are very unlikely to cause permanent injury to individuals or contain a very small amount of radioactive material that would not cause any permanent injury. Some of these sources, such as moisture density gauges or thickness gauges that are Category 4, the amount of unshielded radioactive material, if not safely managed or securely protected, could possibly - although it is unlikely - temporarily injure someone who handled it or were otherwise in contact with it, or who were close to it for a period of many weeks. For additional information go to http://www-pub.iaea.org/MTCD/publications/PDF/Pub1227_web.pdf

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Power Reactor Event Number: 51492
Facility: WATERFORD
Region: 4 State: LA
Unit: [3] [ ] [ ]
RX Type: [3] CE
NRC Notified By: SCOTT MEIKLEJOHN
HQ OPS Officer: DANIEL MILLS
Notification Date: 10/23/2015
Notification Time: 12:04 [ET]
Event Date: 10/23/2015
Event Time: [CDT]
Last Update Date: 10/23/2015
Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:
21.21(d)(3)(i) - DEFECTS AND NONCOMPLIANCE
Person (Organization):
GREG WERNER (R4DO)
PART 21/50.55 REACT (EMAI)

Unit SCRAM Code RX CRIT Initial PWR Initial RX Mode Current PWR Current RX Mode
3 N Y 100 Power Operation 100 Power Operation

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PART 21 - WESTINGHOUSE TYPE KIR-60 CURRENT TRANSFORMER

The following is excerpted from LER 2015-007 submitted by the licensee (see related EN #51348):

"On October 9, 2015, Waterford 3 received information from the external evaluation concerning the Generator Differential Current Transformer. The evaluation concluded that a manufacturing defect internal to the current transformer was the cause of the failure. On October 22, 2015, engineering evaluation determined the manufacturing defect could create a substantial safety hazard, as defined in 10 CFR 21, and provided the site vice president information of the defect the same day. Additional information identified in the report is as follows:

"Constructor - Westinghouse Type KIR-60 current transformer, style 7524A01G16, serial number 28218571; Defect and safety hazard - There were voids found in the insulation, and the thickness of the insulation material around the fault area appeared reduced when compared to the other areas of the current transformer. There is only one transformer of this type remaining installed in the plant. Scheduled replacement is no later than November 15, 2015."

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Part 21 Event Number: 51494
Rep Org: EMERSON PROCESS MANAGEMENT
Licensee: FISHER CONTROLS INTERNATIONAL LLC
Region: 3
City: MARSHALLTOWN State: IA
County:
License #:
Agreement: Y
Docket:
NRC Notified By: DENNIS SWANSON
HQ OPS Officer: DONG HWA PARK
Notification Date: 10/23/2015
Notification Time: 16:53 [ET]
Event Date: 09/02/2015
Event Time: [CDT]
Last Update Date: 10/23/2015
Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:
21.21(d)(3)(i) - DEFECTS AND NONCOMPLIANCE
50.55(e) - CONSTRUCT DEFICIENCY
Person (Organization):
ALAN BLAMEY (R2DO)
PART 21/50.55 REACTO (EMAI)

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PART-21 REPORT - CLOSED SWITCH NOT ACTUATING WHEN VALVE IS FULLY CLOSED

The following is a summary of a submitted facsimile:

"Items subject to this Fisher Information Notice (FIN) were provided to Catawba Nuclear Station (CNS) per CNS Order 00178457 (Fisher Order Number 033-D800306145). Specifically, Fisher supplied an 8 inch Design A11 Butterfly Valve with a Type 1052 Actuator and TopWorx Switches, serial number F000458892 ('Equipment'). The issue is with the closed switch not actuating when the valve is fully closed.

"The purpose of this FIN is to alert CNS that as of 2 September 2015, Fisher Controls International LLC (Fisher) became aware of a situation which may affect the performance of the Equipment, including its safety-related function.

"If there are any technical questions or concerns, please contact: Ben Ahrens, Quality Manager, Emerson Process Management, Fisher Controls International LLC, 301 South 1st Avenue, Marshalltown, La 50158, Phone: (641) 754-2249, benjamin.ahrens@emerson.com"

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Part 21 Event Number: 51495
Rep Org: ENGINE SYSTEMS, INC.
Licensee: ENGINE SYSTEMS, INC.
Region: 1
City: ROCKY MOUNT State: NC
County:
License #:
Agreement: Y
Docket:
NRC Notified By: TOM HORNER
HQ OPS Officer: DONG HWA PARK
Notification Date: 10/23/2015
Notification Time: 17:00 [ET]
Event Date: 08/26/2015
Event Time: 00:00 [EDT]
Last Update Date: 10/23/2015
Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:
21.21(d)(3)(i) - DEFECTS AND NONCOMPLIANCE
Person (Organization):
ALAN BLAMEY (R2DO)
PART 21/50.55 REACTO (EMAI)

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PART 21 REPORT - SPEED SWITCH CAPACITOR FAILURE

The following is a summary of a submitted facsimile:

"Engine Systems Inc. (ESI) began a 10 CFR 21 evaluation on August 26, 2015 upon notification by Harris Nuclear Plant of a ground fault condition after installing two speed switches, P/N ESI50267B, supplied by ESI. Subsequent investigation revealed the condition was due to a failed capacitor installed across the relay output to ground within each speed switch. The evaluation was concluded on October 22, 2015 and it was determined that this issue is a reportable defect as defined by 10 CFR Part 21 . The speed switch output contacts are utilized in the engine's start circuitry and failure of the contacts to function properly could adversely affect the safety-related operation of the emergency diesel generator set.

"This issue only affects one part number (qty 6) supplied on one customer purchase order:
ESI Sales Order: 3013958
Part Number: ESI50267B
Customer: Duke Energy Progress - Harris Nuclear Plant
Customer P.O.: 00763117
ESI Serial Numbers: 3013598-1.1-1, 3013598-1.1-2, 3013598-1.1-3, 3013598-1.1-4, 3013598-1.1-5, 3013598-1.1-6
C of C Date: April 10, 2015

"Point of Contact: Tom Horner, Quality Assurance Manager, Engine Systems, Inc., phone (252) 977-2720"

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Part 21 Event Number: 51496
Rep Org: CRANE NUCLEAR, INC.
Licensee: CRANE NUCLEAR, INC.
Region: 3
City: BOLINGBROOK State: IL
County:
License #:
Agreement: Y
Docket:
NRC Notified By: JASON KLEIN
HQ OPS Officer: DONG HWA PARK
Notification Date: 10/23/2015
Notification Time: 18:28 [ET]
Event Date: 08/26/2015
Event Time: [CDT]
Last Update Date: 10/23/2015
Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:
21.21(d)(3)(i) - DEFECTS AND NONCOMPLIANCE
Person (Organization):
MEL GRAY (R1DO)
PART 21/50.55 REACTO (EMAI)

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PART 21 REPORT - PRESSURE SEAL VALVE NONCOMPLIANCE

The following is a summary of a submitted facsimile:

"Pressure Seal Valve orders may potentially have misclassified material and non-destructive examination requirements for segment ring designs.

"Crane Nuclear 'Classification of Valve Parts', Procedure 03-107, provides guidance for appropriate material and NDE [Non Destructive Test] requirements for processing valve and valve part orders. The procedure is based on the ASME Code Case N-62, which is ASME B&PV Section Ill, 2015 Edition, Non-Mandatory Appendix HH 'Rules for Valve Internal and External Items'.

"A pressure seal valve segment ring requires the material to be purchased Safety Related, ASME B&PV Section II, Part D materials, and required NDE (reference Category 3 valve items per N-62). A segment ring may have been processed to material requirements not as pressure retaining material per NX-2000 of the Code resulting in the incorrect material specification and non-destructive examination specified.

"Limited to (1) CNI [Crane Nuclear, INC.] SO# 069000408, Dominion, Millstone. P.O. 954282 and Purchase Req. No. N90136-01- Quantity shipped = 1, Crane, 8'', Fig. 55009-12CF8M-WE, Class 900, ASME Class 1, 1986 Ed.

"Should you have any questions regarding this matter, please contact Jason Klein, Engineering Manager at (630) 226-4953 or Rosalie Nava, Director of Safety and Quality at (630) 226-4940"

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