United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment


LICENSEE: NORTHEAST UTILITIES                

SITE: MILLSTONE 1                           EN NUMBER:32442

DOCKET: 05000245                         EVENT DATE: 06-06-97

RX TYPE: BWR                             EVENT TIME: 00:00

VENDORS: GE-3                           NOTIFY DATE: 06-06-97

EMERGENCY CLASS: N/A  REGION: 1 STATE: CT      TIME: 15:16

OPS OFFICER: BOB STRANSKY             

10 CFR SECTION: CDEG  21.21(c)(3)(i)      DEFECTS/NONCOMPLIANCE

UNIT  SCRAM   RX   INIT  INITIAL MODE     CURR   CURRENT MODE

      CODE   CRIT  PWR                    PWR

 1    N       N      0   COLD SHUTDOWN      0   COLD SHUTDOWN  



10 CFR PART 21 REPORT -                                          

                                                                 

GE MODEL #IFCS RELAYS PROCURED FROM GENERAL ELECTRIC NUCLEAR     

ENERGY UNDER A SAFETY RELATED PURCHASE ORDER WERE DELIVERED WITH 

LOOSE HARDWARE AND WERE UNSUITABLE FOR USE AT MILLSTONE UNIT 1.  

SUBSEQUENT SURVEILLANCE BY YANKEE ATOMIC ELECTRIC COMPANY        

REVEALED DEFICIENCIES IN THE GENERAL ELECTRIC COMMERCIAL         

DEDICATION PROCESS.  THE MANUFACTURING DEFECTS WHICH WERE        

IDENTIFIED BY NORTHEAST UTILITIES WOULD HAVE IMPACTED OPERATION  

OF THE RELAY.  THE LICENSEE HAS DETERMINED THIS CONDITION TO BE A

SUBSTANTIAL SAFETY HAZARD.                                       

                                                                 

REFER TO THE HOO LOG FOR LICENSEE CONTACT NAME AND TELEPHONE     

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