Procedure to Transfer Radioisotopes

NOTE: Action is need the Authorized User transferring and The Authorized User receiving the radioisotope.

  1. Authorized User receiving the transfer
      a. Enter name of authorized user who will receive the transfer.
      b. Check the Internal Transfer Box and enter the date of the transfer in the Registration Date Box.
      c. Fill in name of Original User. This is the Authorized User from whom the transfer is obtained.
      d. Assign the new ID number as follows:
      Fill in the ID number that was assigned by the Original User and add the initials of the Receiving Authorized User and a single number such as 1,2,3, etc., which indicates whether this was the first, second, third, etc. transfer from the specified source. This is important because more than one transfer may take place from the same source.
      e. Fill in all other information as follows:
      Enter the Isotope and Chemical Form, the Quantity of transferred material in
      μCi decayed to the day of the transfer and Phone numbers of Receiving Authorized User.
    • See example herepdf
  2. Original Authorized User transferring the radioactive material.
    • Fill out the RADIOISOTOPE DISPOSAL REPORTword as follows:
      a. Fill in the original ID number, not the new one assigned by the Receiving
      Authorized User.
      b. Fill in the amount in μCi in the column To another authorized MU User. The amount must be decayed to the date of transfer and must be the same as the amount indicated by the Receiving Authorized User on the Registration Form that was filled out by the Receiving Authorized User.
      c. Fill in the name of the Receiving Authorized User in the Name of User column.
      d. Fill in the rest of the form as follows:
      • Name of Authorized User: This should be the name of the Original Authorized
      User. This is the person who is making the disposal.
      • Date of this Report: This should be the date of transfer and should be the same as the registration date on the REGISTRATION FOR PURCHASE OF
      RADIOACTIVE MATERIAL Form filled out by the Receiving Authorized User.
      • Printed name of person completing this report and signature: Print the name of the individual who completed the Disposal Form and sign the form.
    • See example herepdf

Fax or mail both completed forms to the ORC

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