232.1.    Purpose and scope.
232.2.    Incorporation by reference.
232.3.    Effect of incorporation of 10 CFR Part 36.


   The provisions of this Chapter 232 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 of 1929 (71 P. S. §  510-20), unless otherwise noted.


   The provisions of this Chapter 232 adopted September 14, 2001, effective September 15, 2001, 31 Pa.B. 5239. Unless otherwise noted.

Cross References

   This chapter cited in 25 Pa. Code §  215.32 (relating to exemption qualification); and 25 Pa. Code §  217.1 (relating to purpose and scope).

§ 232.1. Purpose and scope.

 (a)  This chapter contains the requirements for the issuance of a license authorizing the use of radioactive materials in sealed sources to irradiate objects or materials with gamma radiation.

 (b)  The requirements of this chapter are in addition to, and not in substitution for, other applicable requirements in this article, in particular, the requirements and provisions of Chapters 215, 217—220 and 230.

§ 232.2. Incorporation by reference.

 (a)  Except as provided in this chapter, the requirements of 10 CFR Part 36 (relating to licenses and radiation safety requirements for irradiators) are incorporated by reference.

 (b)  Notwithstanding the requirements incorporated by reference, § §  36.5, 36.8, 36.91 and 36.93 are not incorporated by reference.

§ 232.3. Effect of incorporation of 10 CFR Part 36.

 To reconcile differences between this chapter and the incorporated sections of 10 CFR Part 36 (relating to licenses and radiation safety requirements for irradiators), the following words and phrases shall be substituted for the language in 10 CFR Part 36 as follows:

   (1)  A reference to ‘‘NRC’’ or ‘‘Commission’’ means Department.

   (2)  A reference to ‘‘NRC or agreement state’’ means Department, NRC or Agreement State.

   (3)  The definition of ‘‘sealed source’’ includes NARM.

   (4)  Notifications, reports and correspondence referenced in the incorporated parts of 10 CFR shall be directed to the Department and, for NRC licenses, to the NRC until agreement state status is in effect.

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