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Type B Packaging

Packaging designed to retain the integrity of containment and shielding by regulation when subjected to the normal conditions of transport and hypothetical accident test conditions set forth in 10 CFR Part 71. (49 CFR 173.403) Examples of Type B packagings are TRUPACT-II, HalfPact, GE Model-2000, and the NAC-LWT cask. Type B packagings are used to transport materials with high radioactivity levels including spent nuclear fuel; high-level radioactive waste; cobalt sources, and other such radioisotopes.

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