Patient Release Criteria for Radioactive Iodine
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has received a petition for rulemaking from Peter Crane, on behalf of the organization, Sensible Controls on Administrations of Radioactive Iodine, dated November 15, 2019. The petitioner requests that the NRC revise its regulations regarding the criteria for patient release after the administration of radioactive iodine. The petition was docketed by the NRC on January 24, 2020 and has been assigned Docket No. PRM-35-21. The NRC is examining the issues raised by the petition to determine whether they should be considered in rulemaking. The NRC is not seeking public comment on this petition at this time.