Part 21 Report - 1997-260

LICENSEE: VICTOREEN, INC. SITE: VICTOREEN, INC. EN NUMBER:32017 DOCKET: EVENT DATE: 04-15-96 RX TYPE: EVENT TIME: 18:23 VENDORS: NOTIFY DATE: 03-25-97 EMERGENCY CLASS: N/A REGION: 3 STATE: OH TIME: 18:23 OPS OFFICER: RUDY KARSCH 10 CFR SECTION: CDEG 21.21(c)(3)(i) DEFECTS/NONCOMPLIANCE RESISTOR NETWORKS IN MODEL 530 INSTRUMENTS CAN CRACK, CAUSING IT TO BECOME NON-FUNCTIONAL. MEASUREMENTS MADE WITH DEFECTIVE INSTRUMENTS COULD RESULT IN ADDITIONAL RADIATION EXPOSURES. IF THE INSTRUMENT IS USED AS A CALIBRATION STANDARD, ALL CALIBRATED DEVICES WOULD BE IN ERROR. SURVEY METERS AND PERSONAL DOSIMETERS COULD BE AFFECTED. RADIATION WORKERS COULD BE EXPOSED UNNECESSARILY, POSSIBLY EXCEEDING ALLOWED LIMITS. * * * UPDATE 1720EDT 4/11/97 VIA FAX RECEIVED BY S. SANDIN * * * VICTOREEN SUBMITTED THE CORRECTIVE ACTIONS AND CLOSE-OUT OF THIS NOTIFICATION VIA FAX. NOTIFIED R3DO(MADERA) AND FORWARDED TO NRR(HODGE).

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