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Nuclear Substances and Radiation Devices Regulations

Version of section 12 from 2006-03-22 to 2008-04-16:


 The Commission or a designated officer authorized under paragraph 37(2)(a) of the Act may certify a model of a radiation device after receiving an application that includes the following information:

  • (a) the applicant’s name and business address;

  • (b) the name and business address of the manufacturer of the device;

  • (c) the name and model number of the device;

  • (d) the design of the device and its components, including any standards used in the design;

  • (e) the intended use of the device;

  • (f) the name, quantity in becquerels and form of the nuclear substance to be incorporated into the device;

  • (g) the method of incorporating the nuclear substance into the device;

  • (h) the expected radiation dose rates around the device in all modes of operation, including the method, calculations and measurements used to establish them;

  • (i) instructions for the use, transportation and storage of the device;

  • (j) instructions for conducting leak tests on the device;

  • (k) instructions for dealing with accidents, including fires and spills, in which the device may be involved;

  • (l) a description of the labelling of the device;

  • (m) the quality assurance program that was followed during the design of the device and that will be followed during production of the device;

  • (n) the recommended inspection and servicing program for the device; and

  • (o) at the request of the Commission, any other information that is necessary to enable the Commission or the designated officer to determine whether the device poses an unreasonable risk to the environment, the health and safety of persons or national security and whether certification of the device would be in conformity with measures of control and international obligations to which Canada has agreed.

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