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Transportation (Division 7): Regulatory Guides 7.1 - 7.13

This page lists the number, title, publication date, and revisions for each regulatory guide in Division 7, "Transportation," with references to draft guides and related documents (where applicable).

See also Draft Regulatory Guides for Division 7.

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Guide
Number
Title Revision No. Issue
Date
Current Status
7.1 Administrative Guide for Packaging and Transporting Radioactive Material
(Withdrawn -- See 74 FR 51625, 10/07/2009)
W 10/2009  
0 06/1974  
7.2

Packaging and Transportation of Radioactively Contaminated Biological Materials
(Withdrawn -- See 74 FR 48105, 09/21/2009)

W 09/2009  
0 06/1974  
7.3

Procedures for Picking Up and Receiving Packages of Radioactive Material
(Withdrawn -- See 77 FR 36017, 06/15/2012)

W 06/2012  
0 05/1975  
7.4 Leakage Tests on Packages for Shipment of Radioactive Materials 2 07/2020  
1 03/2012  
0 06/1975  
7.5

Administrative Guide for Obtaining Exemptions from Certain NRC Requirements over Radioactive Material Shipments
(Withdrawn -- See 75 FR 1658, 01/12/2010)

W 01/2010  
O-R 05/1977  
0 06/1975  
7.6 Design Criteria for the Structural Analysis of Shipping Cask Containment Vessels 1 03/1978 Reviewed in 2014 – Issues identified for future consideration
0 02/1977  
7.7 Administrative Guide for Verifying Compliance with Packaging Requirements for Shipments of Radioactive Materials (for Comment) 1 03/2012 Reviewed in 2017 – No issues identified
0 08/1977  
7.8 Load Combinations for the Structural Analysis of Shipping Casks for Radioactive Material 1 03/1989 Reviewed in 2016 – Issues identified for future consideration
0

05/1977

 
7.9 Standard Format and Content of Part 71 Applications for Approval of Packages for Radioactive Material 2 03/2005 Reviewed in 2016 – Issues identified for future consideration
1 01/1980  
0 03/1979  
7.10 Establishing Quality Assurance Programs for Packaging Used in Transport of Radioactive Material 3 06/2015  
2 03/2005  
1 06/1986  
0 01/1983  
7.11 Fracture Toughness Criteria of Base Material for Ferritic Steel Shipping Cask Containment Vessels with a Maximum Wall Thickness of 4 Inches (0.1 m) 0 06/1991 Reviewed in 2016 – No issues identified
7.12 Fracture Toughness Criteria of Base Material for Ferritic Steel Shipping Cask Containment Vessels with a Wall Thickness Greater than 4 Inches (0.1 m) But Not Exceeding 12 Inches (0.3 m) 0 06/1991 Reviewed in 2016 – No issues identified
7.13 Transportation Security Plans for Classified Matter Shipments 0
OUO-SRI
06/2015
OUO-SRI
 

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