Disposal of specific wastes.

(1) Any licensee may dispose of the following licensed material without regard to its radioactivity:
(a) 1.85 KBq (0.05 microcurie) or less of hydrogen-3 or carbon-14, per gram of medium, used for liquid scintillation counting; and
(b) 1.85 KBq (0.05 microcurie) or less of hydrogen-3 or carbon-14, per gram of animal tissue averaged over the weight of the entire animal.
(2) The licensee shall not dispose of tissue under this section in a manner that would permit its use either as food for humans or as animal feed; and
(3) Nothing in this section, however, relieves the licensee of maintaining records showing the receipt, transfer and disposal of such radioactive material as specified in WAC 246-220-020; and
(4) Nothing in this section relieves the licensee from complying with other applicable federal, state and local regulations governing any other toxic or hazardous property of these materials.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 70.98.050. WSR 14-01-077, § 246-221-220, filed 12/16/13, effective 1/16/14; WSR 94-01-073, § 246-221-220, filed 12/9/93, effective 1/9/94. Statutory Authority: RCW 70.98.050 and 70.98.080. WSR 91-15-112 (Order 184), § 246-221-220, filed 7/24/91, effective 8/24/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.040. WSR 91-02-049 (Order 121), recodified as § 246-221-220, filed 12/27/90, effective 1/31/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 70.98.080. WSR 83-19-050 (Order 2026), § 402-24-165, filed 9/16/83.]
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