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Nuclear Regulatory Commission

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s mission is to “protect public health and safety and the environment from the effects of radiation from nuclear reactors, materials, and waste facilities.” NRC regulates the Nation’s civilian use of byproduct, source, and special nuclear materials to ensure adequate protection of public health and safety, to promote the common defense and security, and to protect the environment. The NRC has responsibility for regulating the use of:

Regulations and Medical Policy Statements

Background Rulemaking Links

NRC Guidance Documents

NRC Generic Communications


Advisory Committee on Medical uses of Isotopes (ACMUI)

Procedure for Recognizing Certifying Boards

Boards Recognized by NRC

Bulletin Board: Expanded Definition of Byproduct Materials

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