§ 221.65. X-ray attenuation systems.
CT systems solely used to calculate attenuation coefficients or for image registration in nuclear medicine studies must meet the requirements in § § 221.202221.205 unless otherwise exempted as follows:
(1) CT systems identified in this section are exempt from § § 221.202(a) and 221.204(a)(4)(xi) (relating to equipment requirements; and performance evaluations, routine QC and surveys).
(2) Instead of § 221.204(a) (relating to performance evaluations, routine QC and surveys), the registrant shall complete a performance evaluation on the CT system following the recommendations of a QMP, the system manufacturer or a nationally-recognized organization at intervals not to exceed 14 months.
(3) Instead of § 221.204(b), checks shall be established and documented by the registrant following nationally-recognized guidelines or those recommended by the manufacturer.
The provisions of this § 221.65 issued under sections 301 and 302 of the Radiation Protection Act (35 P.S. § § 7110.301 and 7110.302); and section 1920-A of the Administrative Code (71 P.S. § 510.20).
The provisions of this § 221.65 adopted October 26, 2018, effective January 24, 2019, 48 Pa.B. 6791.
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