United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Morning Report for July 19, 2002

                       Headquarters Daily Report

                         JULY 19, 2002

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PRIORITY ATTENTION REQUIRED  MORNING REPORT - HEADQUARTERS JULY 19, 2002

MR Number: H-02-0055

                           NRR DAILY REPORT ITEM
                           GENERIC COMMUNICATIONS



Subject: Issuance of 2002-23

Information Notice 2002-23, "UNAUTHORIZED ADMINISTRATION OF BYPRODUCT
MATERIAL FOR MEDICAL USE," was issued on July 16, 2002.

This notice was issued to all medical licensees to remind them of the
importance of appropriate authorization before administering byproduct
material to humans for medical purposes.  Over the past year, NRC has
become aware of cases involving the deliberate unauthorized use of
licensed material at medical facilities.

Accession no. ML021900592

Contact:  Anita L. Turner, Ph.D., NMSS
          301-415-5508
          E-mail: alt@nrc.gov
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