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Consolidated Guidance about Materials Licenses: Program-Specific Guidance about Academic, Research and Development, and Other Licenses of Limited Scope Including Electron Capture Devices and X-Ray Fluorescence Analyzers (NUREG-1556, Volume 7, Revision 1 – Draft Report for Comment)

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Manuscript Completed: December 2013
Date Published: January 2014

Prepared by:
K. Avery
M. Hammond
S. Hawkins
B. Parker
B. Ullrich

Office of Federal and State Materials and Environmental Management Programs
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Washington, D.C. 20555-0001

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This technical report contains information intended to provide program-specific guidance and assist applicants and licensees in preparing applications for materials licenses for academic, research and development, and other licenses of limited scope (ARDL). In particular, it 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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