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Event Notification Report for March 21, 2019

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Agreement State Event Number: 53931
Rep Org: OHIO BUREAU OF RADIATION PROTECTION
Licensee: CARDINAL HEALTH
Region: 3
City: DUBLIN   State: OH
County:
License #: 02500250000
Agreement: Y
Docket:
NRC Notified By: MICHAEL RUBADUE
HQ OPS Officer: MARK ABRAMOVITZ
Notification Date: 03/13/2019
Notification Time: 08:46 [ET]
Event Date: 02/26/2019
Event Time: 00:00 [EDT]
Last Update Date: 03/13/2019
Emergency Class: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR Section:
AGREEMENT STATE
Person (Organization):
DARIUSZ SZWARC (R3DO)
NMSS_EVENTS_NOTIFICATION (EMAIL)

Event Text

AGREEMENT STATE REPORT - Mo-99/Tc-99 BREAKTHROUGH LIMIT EXCEEDED.

The following report was received via e-mail:

"On March 7, 2019, the Ohio Department of Health received a phone notification from Cardinal Health stating the first elution on 2/26/2019 from the NorthStar RadioGenix Mo-99/Tc-99m generator exceeded breakthrough limits in Ohio Administrative Code 3701:1-58-35 (10 CFR 35.204). The measured breakthrough was 0.252 microCuries Mo-99 per milliCurie Tc-99m. Cardinal Health stated this was an isolated event and all other elutions have been within the limits. The licensee is using the elution for research only; it is not for human use. Cardinal Health has contacted the manufacture to determine the cause."

Ohio Event: 190004


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