(1)Uses of certified and certifiable cabinet x-ray systems and x-ray systems designed primarily for the inspection of baggage, etc. are exempt from the requirements of this division except for the following:
(a)For certified and certifiable cabinet x-ray systems, including those designed to allow admittance of individuals:
(A)No registrant must permit any individual to operate a cabinet x-ray system until the individual has received a copy of and instruction in the operating procedures for the unit. Records that demonstrate compliance with this subparagraph must be maintained for Agency inspection until disposal is authorized by the Authority.
(B)Tests for proper operation of interlocks must be conducted and recorded:
(i)Every six months for those systems that are designed to allow the admittance of individuals; or
(ii)Annually for those systems that are not designed to allow the admittance of individuals.
(C)Records of these tests must be maintained for Authority inspection until disposal is authorized by the Authority.
(D)The registrant must perform an evaluation of the radiation dose limits to determine compliance with 333-120-0180 (Radiation Dose Limits: Dose Limits for Individual Members of the Public), 333-120-0190 (Radiation Dose Limits: Compliance with Dose Limits for Individual Members of the Public) and 21 CFR 1020.40, Cabinet X-Ray Systems (39 Federal Register 12986, April 10, 1974), at intervals not to exceed one year. Records of these evaluations must be maintained for Authority inspection for two years after the evaluation.
(b)Certified cabinet x-ray systems must be maintained in compliance with 21 CFR 1020.40, Cabinet X-Ray Systems (39) Federal Register 12986, April 10, 1974), and no modification must be made to the system unless prior Authority approval has been granted.
(2)Industrial uses of hand-held light intensified imaging devices are exempt from the requirements of this division if the dose rate 18 inches from any area surrounding the source of radiation does not exceed two millirem per hour. Devices that exceed this limit must meet the applicable requirements of this division and the licensing or registration requirements of division 333-101.
Rule 333-122-0050 — Exemptions,