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Radioactive Materials

Information Notices Pertinent to Iowa Licensees

The Radioactive Materials Program periodically publishes Information Notices that contain clarification, provide additional information about regulations and licensing and promulgate regulatory deadlines.


Information Notice
Number
Topic
  14 02   Unauthorized Storage of Licensed Material  Adobe Acrobat Logo
  14 01   2013 Portable Gauge Reportable Events  Adobe Acrobat Logo
  13 04   Clarification of Licensing Requirements for the use of Radium-223 dichloride  Adobe Acrobat Logo
  13 03   Notice of Licensing Decision on the use of Radium-223 Dichloride  Adobe Acrobat Logo
  13 02   Training Requirements for Offering Radioactive Material for Transportation in Commerce  Adobe Acrobat Logo
  13 01   Recent Radiology Events Resulting in Exposure Exceeding Regulatory Limits  Adobe Acrobat Logo
  12 02   Physician Qualifications for Approval of Authorized User Status  Adobe Acrobat Logo
  12 01   Unauthorized Transfer of Ownership or Control of Licensed Activities  Adobe Acrobat Logo
  10 03-R   RETRACTION  Adobe Acrobat Logo
  10 03   New Requirements in Addition to those Contained in 641-41.2(27) Release of Patients or Human Research Subjects Containing Radiopharmaceuticals or Permanent Implants  Adobe Acrobat Logo
  10 02   Licensing Requirements for Bracco Cardiogen-82 Strontium/Rubidium Generators  Adobe Acrobat Logo
  10 01   Registration Requirements of Medical Physicists  Adobe Acrobat Logo
  09 08   Approved Online Training Courses for Portable Moisture/Density Gauge Authorized Users  Adobe Acrobat Logo
  09 07   Performance of Required Shutter Checks and Reporting of Gauge Shutter Failures  Adobe Acrobat Logo
  09 06   Reportable Medical Events Involving Treatment Delivery Errors Caused by Confusion of Units for the Specification of Brachytherapy Sources. NRC Information  Adobe Acrobat Logo
  09 05   Heightened Awareness for Patients Containing Detectable Amounts of Radiation From Medical Administrations  Adobe Acrobat Logo
  09 04   Suggestions on the Medical Use of Isotopes  Adobe Acrobat Logo
  09 03   Reciprocity Reporting Requirements  Adobe Acrobat Logo
  09 02   Radioactive Materials License Changes  Adobe Acrobat Logo
  09 01   MOLYBDENUM-99 BREAKTHROUGH IN MOLYBDENUM-99/TECHNETIUM-99M GENERATORS  Adobe Acrobat Logo
  08 01   2008 FLOOD ASSESSMENT  Adobe Acrobat Logo
  07 05   TRAINING REQUIREMENTS FOR RADIOGRAPHER ASSISTANTS  Adobe Acrobat Logo
  07 04   SURVEY REQUIREMENTS IN STRESS LABS  Adobe Acrobat Logo
  07 03   Update and Review of Rules For The Operation of Therapeutic Radiation Machines  Adobe Acrobat Logo
  07 02   Common Violations of the Increased Controls Requirements and Related Guidance Documents  Adobe Acrobat Logo
  07 01   YTTRIUM-90 THERASPHERES® AND SIRSPHERES® IMPURITIES  Adobe Acrobat Logo
  06 06   RECIPROCITY REPORTING REQUIREMENTS  Adobe Acrobat Logo
  06 05   EXERCISING DUE DILIGENCE WHEN TRANSFERRING RADIOACTIVE MATERIALS  Adobe Acrobat Logo
  06 04   UNAUTHORIZED ADMINISTRATION OF BYPRODUCT MATERIAL FOR MEDICAL USE  Adobe Acrobat Logo
  06 03   CHANGE TO STATE OF IOWA RULES INCORPORATING THE SECURITY RELATED INCREASED CONTROLS  Adobe Acrobat Logo
  06 02   REPORTING REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL RECIPROCAL AGREEMENTS  Adobe Acrobat Logo
  06 01   SENTINEL LYMPH NODE LOCALIZATION PROCEDURE  Adobe Acrobat Logo
  05 03   CLARIFICATION OF THE "PHYSICALLY PRESENT" REQUIREMENT DURING GAMMA STEREOTACTIC RADIOSURGERY TREATMENTS  Adobe Acrobat Logo
  05 02   SECURITY REQUIREMENTS FOR  PORTABLE GAUGES  Adobe Acrobat Logo
  05 01   REPORTING REQUIREMENTS FOR  GAUGES DAMAGED AT TEMPORARY JOB SITES  Adobe Acrobat Logo
  04 01   STRONTIUM-90 EYE APPLICATORS:  NEW CALIBRATION VALUES AND USE  Adobe Acrobat Logo
  03 06   HEIGHTENED AWARENESS FOR PATIENTS CONTAINING DETECTABLE AMOUNT OF RADIATION FROM MEDICAL ADMINISTRATIONS
  03 05   HIGH-DOSE-RATE-REMOTE-AFTERLOADER REQUIREMENT FAILURE
  03 04   PROBLEMS INVOLVED IN MONITORING DOSE TO THE HANDS RESULTING FROM THE HANDLING OF RADIOPHARMACEUTICALS  Adobe Acrobat Logo
  03 03   SOURCE POSITIONING AND SYSTEM MALFUNCTION DURING ADMINISTRATION OF INTRAVASCULAR BRACHYTHERAPY
  03 02   APPOINTMENT OF RADIATION SAFETY OFFICERS AND AUTHORIZED USERS
  03 01   Incomplete or inaccurate information provided to the licensee and/or IDPH by any contractor or subcontractor employee  Adobe Acrobat Logo
  02 06   Department of Transportation Final rule, 'hazardous materials retention of shipping papers'
  02 05   MEDICAL MISADMINISTRATIONS CAUSED BY FAILURE TO PROPERLY PERFORM TESTS ON DOSE CALIBRATORS FOR BETA AND LOW- ENERGY PHOTON-EMITTING RADIONUCLIDES   Adobe Acrobat Logo
  02 04   MEDICAL USE OF STRONTIUM-90 EYE APPLICATORS NEW REQUIREMENTS FOR CALIBRATION AND DECAY CORRECTION  Adobe Acrobat Logo
  02 03   change IN DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION UN NUMBER AND PROPER SHIPPING NAME FOR PORTABLE GAUGES  Adobe Acrobat Logo
  02 02   INTRAVASCULAR BRACHYTHERAPY AND MIDADMINISTRATIONS  Adobe Acrobat Logo
  02 01   EVALUATING OCCUPATIONAL DOSE FOR INDIVIDUALS EXPOSED TO LICENSED RADIOACTIVE MATERIAL AND MEDICAL X-RAYS  Adobe Acrobat Logo
  01 04   thefts of portable gauges  Adobe Acrobat Logo
  01 03   treatment planning systems errors result in deaths of overseas radiation therapy patients  Adobe Acrobat Logo
  01 02   incident reporting requirements for radiography licensees  Adobe Acrobat Logo
  01 01   the importance of accurate inventory controls to prevent the unauthorized possession of radioactive materials  Adobe Acrobat Logo
  01 01   requirements for operators of dual imaging devices  Adobe Acrobat Logo
  00 03   recent events resulting in whole body exposures exceeding regulatory limits  Adobe Acrobat Logo
  00 02   recent events resulting in extremity exposures exceeding regulatory limits  Adobe Acrobat Logo
  00 01   management of wastes contaminated with radioactive materials
99 07   new rule for the release of patients containing radiopharmaceuticals or permanent implants  Adobe Acrobat Logo
  99 06   RECENT NUCLEAR MATERIAL SAFETY AND SAFEGUARDS DECISION ON BUILDING EXEMPT QUANTITIES  Adobe Acrobat Logo
  99 05   incidents involving the use of radioactive iodine-131  Adobe Acrobat Logo
99 04   use of proper protective clothing radiography source damaged by electrical circuit short  Adobe Acrobat Logo
99 03   unplanned radiation exposures to radiographers, resulting from failure to follow proper radiation safety procedures  Adobe Acrobat Logo
  99 02   Guidance to Users on the Implementation of a New Single-Source Dose-Calculation Formalism and Revised Air-Kerma Strength Standard for Iodine-125 Sealed Sources  Adobe Acrobat Logo
  99 01   potential problems for computer systems and software-y2k  Adobe Acrobat Logo
  98 14   center for devices and radiological health medwatch problem reporting program for radiation therapy devices summary reports received from january 1998 to june 1998  Adobe Acrobat Logo
98 13   use of luxel's optically stimulated luminescence (osl) technology for radiation protection dosimetry  Adobe Acrobat Logo
98 12   recent contamination incidences resulting from failure to perform adequate surveys  Adobe Acrobat Logo
98 11   recent failures of control cables used on amersham model 660 polilock radiography systems  Adobe Acrobat Logo
  98 10   inadequate operational checks of alarms ratemeters  Adobe Acrobat Logo
98 09 probable misadministrations occurring during intravascular brachytherapy with the novoste beta-cath system  Adobe Acrobat Logo
  98 08   problems with computer software used to determine radiopharmaceuticals dosages  Adobe Acrobat Logo
  98 07   collapse of an isocam ii, dual-headednuclear medicine gama camera  Adobe Acrobat Logo
  98 06   unauthorized use of license to obtain radioactive materials, and it inplication under the expanded title 18 of the us code  Adobe Acrobat Logo
  98 05   thefts of portable gauges  Adobe Acrobat Logo
  98 04   recent failures of control cables used on amersham model 660 posilock radiography systems  Adobe Acrobat Logo
  98 03   UNPLANNED RADIATION EXPOSURES TO RADIOGRAPHERS, RESULTING FROM FAILURES TO FOLLOW PROPER RADIATION SAFETY PROCEDURES  Adobe Acrobat Logo
  98 02   second retrofit to industrial nuclear company if100 radiography camera, to correct inconsistency in 10 cfr part 34 campatibility  Adobe Acrobat Logo
  98 01   additional controls for transport of the amersham model no. 660 series radiographic exposure devices  Adobe Acrobat Logo
  97 09   changes to the iowa radiation machines and radioactive materials rules on quality management and bioassay requirements
  97 08   us department of health and human services letter, to medical device manufacturers, on the year 2000 problem  Adobe Acrobat Logo
  97 07   leak testing of packaging used in the transport of radioactive material  Adobe Acrobat Logo
  97 06   retrofit to industrial nuclear company (inc) ir100 radiography camera to correct inconsistency in 10 cfr part 34 compatability  Adobe Acrobat Logo
  97 05   control of licensed material during reorganizations, employee-management disagreements, and financial crises  Adobe Acrobat Logo
  97 04   potential for erroneous calibration dose rate or radiation exposure measurements with certain victoreen model 530 and 530si electrometer/dosimeters  Adobe Acrobat Logo
  97 03   change in inspection frequency for storage licenses
  97 02   Mo-99/Tc-99m GENERATOR TRANSPORTATION PROBLEMS  Adobe Acrobat Logo
  97 01   recent misadministrations caused by incorrect calibrations of strontium-90 eye applicators  Adobe Acrobat Logo
  96 17   incident-reporting requirements involving intakes, during a 24-hour period that may cause a total effective dose equivalent in excess of 0.05 Sv (5 rem)  Adobe Acrobat Logo
  96 16   vulnerability of stainless steel to corrosion when sensitized  Adobe Acrobat Logo
  96 15   retrofit to amersham 660 posilock radiography camera to correct inconsistency in 10 cfr part 34 compatibility  Adobe Acrobat Logo
  96 14   cracked insertion rods on troxler model 3400 series portable moisture density gauges  Adobe Acrobat Logo
  96 12   radiation safety officer duties and responsibilities  Adobe Acrobat Logo
  96 11   failure of safety systems on self-shielded irradiators because of inadequate maintenance and training  Adobe Acrobat Logo
  96 10   EVENTS INVOLVING COMPUTERIZED RADIATION THERAPY TREATMENT SYSTEMS  Adobe Acrobat Logo
  96 09   MONITORING AND TRAINING OF SHIPPERS AND CARRIERS OF RADIOACTIVE MATERIALS  Adobe Acrobat Logo
  96 08   DEMONSTRATION OF ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT COMPLIANCE WITH 45.3  Adobe Acrobat Logo
  96 07   COMPLIANCE WITH CHAPTER 40 FOR AIRBORNE THORIUM  Adobe Acrobat Logo
  96 06   INDUSTRIAL RADIOGRAPHER QUALIFICATIONS IN ORDER TO WORK IN IOWA
  96 05   FINANCIAL ASSURANCE AND RECORD KEEPING FOR DECOMMISSIONING
  96 04   INDICENT REPORTING REQUIREMENTS FOR RADIOGRAPHY LICENSEES
  96 03   FINAL NOTICE OF EFFECTIVE DATE FOR INDUSTRIAL EQUIPMENT UPDATES UNDER Iowa rule 45.3(4)
  96 02   TEMPORARY JOB SITE WORK ON FEDERALLY CONTROLLED LAND IN AGREEMENT STATES  Adobe Acrobat Logo
  96 01   NOTICE OF RECENT ACTION CONCERNING PROCESS TECHNOLOGY, INC.  Adobe Acrobat Logo
  95 06   RECENT INCIDENTS INVOLVING POTENTIAL LOSS OF CONTROL OF LICENSED MATERIAL  Adobe Acrobat Logo
  95 05   ENSURING COMPATIBLE USE OF DRIVE CABLES INCORPORATING INDUSTRIAL NUCLEAR COMPANYBALL-TYPE MATERIAL
  95 04 2 BRACHYTHERAPY INDICENTS INVOLVING TREATMENT PLANNING ERRORS
  95 04   EQUIPMENT FAILURES AT IRRADIATOR FACILITIES
  95 03   RADIOPHARMACEUTICAL VIAL BREAKAGE DURING PREPARATION  Adobe Acrobat Logo
  95 02   UNAUTHORIZED TRANSFER OF OWNERSHIP OR CONTROL OF LICENSED ACTIVITIES
  95 01   DOT SAFETY ADVISORY  Adobe Acrobat Logo