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Consolidated Guidance About Materials Licenses: Program-Specific Guidance about 10 CFR Part 36 Irradiator Licenses: Draft Report for Comment (NUREG-1556, Volume 6, Revision 1)

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Manuscript Completed: June 2013
Date Published:
August 2013

Prepared by:
C. C. Casey
A. Grumbles
W. Lee
R. Ragland
R. J. Torres

Office of Federal and State Materials and
Environmental Management Programs

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This technical report contains information intended to provide program-specific guidance and to assist applicants and licensees in preparing applications for irradiator licenses under Title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations (10 CFR) Part 36, “Licenses and Radiation Safety Requirements for Irradiators.” In particular, the report describes the types of information needed to complete U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Form 313, “Application for Materials License.” This document describes both the methods acceptable to the NRC license reviewers in implementing the regulations and the techniques used by the reviewers in evaluating the application to determine if the proposed activities are acceptable for licensing purposes.

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