United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

General Information of Other (PAR) Event Number: 36931
REP ORG: PPG ARCHITECTURAL FINISHES NOTIFICATION DATE: 04/03/2000
LICENSEE: PPG ARCHITECTURAL FINISHES NOTIFICATION TIME: 13:20[EDT]
LAST UPDATE DATE: 04/03/2000
CITY: PITTSBURGH REGION: 1 EVENT DATE: 04/03/2000
COUNTY: STATE: PA EVENT TIME: [EST]
LICENSE#: AGREEMENT: No
DOCKET:
PERSON ORGANIZATION
NRC NOTIFIED BY: JOSEPH KARAS VERN HODGE (FAX) NRR
HQ OPS OFFICER: FANGIE JONES
EMERGENCY CLASS: NON EMERGENCY
10 CFR SECTION:
CCCC 21.21 UNSPECIFIED PARAGRAPH

10 CFR PART 21 REPORT

"This notification is being made by PPG Architectural Finishes (PPG) concerning relatively small quantities of a silicon stainless steel enamel coating used inside primary containment supplied to a single utility which is a NRC nuclear power plant licensee. The coating was not appropriately controlled such that its formulation changed from that which was originally supplied. The utility has been informed and is working with PPG. Further investigation is being conducted which may result in the withdrawal or modification of this notification. Written notification in accordance with 10 C.F.R. � 21.2 1(d)(3)(ii) will follow."

PPG Industries, Inc
One PPG Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15272

April 3, 2000

To: Nuclear Regulatory Commission From: Joseph M. Karas
Company: Phone: 412-434-2415
Phone: 301/816-5100 Fax: 412-434-4291
Fax: 301/818-5151
Total number of pages,
including cover:

Message: See the attached initial notification being filed today for PPG Architectural Finishes, Inc

If you experience difficulties in receiving this transmission, contact Mindy Shick at 412-434-2869.

This transmittal is confidential and is intended only for the addressee. if you are not the addressee, any disclosure or use of this information by you is strictly prohibited. If you have received this facsimile in error, please notify us by telephone immediately.

PPG Industries, Inc.
One PPG Place Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15272 USA



Law Department

TeIecopy No.: (412)434-4291

Writer's Direct Dial No.: 412-434-24l5

PPG ARCHITECTURAL FINISHES

Initial Notification of a Possible Defect in Accordance with 10 C.F.R. �21.21(d)(3)(i)

This notification is being made by PPG Architectural Finishes ("PPG") concerning relatively small quantities of a silicon stainless steel enamel coating used inside primary containment supplied to a single utility which is a NRC nuclear power plant licensee. The coating was not appropriately controlled such that its formulation changed from that which was originally supplied. The utility has been informed and is working with PPG. Further investigation is being conducted which may result in the withdrawal or modification of this notification. Written notification in accordance with 10 C.F.R. � 21.21 (d)(3)(ii) will follow.

Submitted by,

Name Joseph M. Karas
Title Assistant Counsel
Address One PPG Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15272
Telephone 412-434-2415
E-mail jkaras@ppg.com
Date: April 3, 2000

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