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Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Notice of Radioactive Materials

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Notice of request for comments regarding the extension of a previously existing OMB clearance.


Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Regulatory Secretariat will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve an extension of a previously approved information collection requirement concerning Notice of Radioactive Materials. A notice was published in the Federal Register at 77 FR 45612, on August 1, 2012. No comments were received.

Public comments are particularly invited on: Whether this collection of information is necessary; whether it will have practical utility; whether our estimate of the public burden of this collection of information is accurate, and based on valid assumptions and methodology; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways in which we can minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, through the use of appropriate technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology.


Submit comments on or before December 5, 2012.


Submit comments identified by Information Collection 9000-0107, Notice of Radioactive Materials, by any of the following methods:

  • Submit comments via the Federal eRulemaking portal by searching the OMB control number. Select the link “Submit a Comment” that corresponds with “Information Collection 9000-0107, Notice of Radioactive Materials”. Follow the instructions provided at the “Submit a Comment” screen. Please include your name, company name (if any), and “Information Collection 9000-0107, Notice of Radioactive Materials” on your attached document.
  • Fax: 202-501-4067.
  • Mail: General Services Administration, Regulatory Secretariat (MVCB), 1275 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20417. ATTN: Hada Flowers/IC 9000-0107, Notice of Radioactive Materials.

Instructions: Please submit comments only and cite Information Collection 9000-0107, Notice of Radioactive Materials, in all correspondence related to this collection. All comments received will be posted without change to, including any personal and/or business confidential information provided.


Ms. Marissa Petrusek, Procurement Analyst, Office of Acquisition Policy, GSA, (202) 501-0136 or email

A. Purpose

The clause at FAR 52.223-7, Notice of Radioactive Materials, requires contractors to notify the Government prior to delivery of items containing radioactive materials. The purpose of the notification is to alert receiving activities that appropriate safeguards may need to be instituted. The notice shall specify the part or parts of the items which contain radioactive materials, a description of the materials, the name and activity of the isotope, the manufacturer of the materials, and any other information known to the contractor which will put users of the items on notice as to the hazards involved.

B. Annual Reporting Burden

Respondents: 535.

Responses per Respondent: 5.

Annual Responses: 2,675.

Hours per Response: 1.

Total Burden Hours: 2,675.

Obtaining Copies of Proposals: Requesters may obtain a copy of the information collection documents from the General Services Administration, Regulatory Secretariat (MVCB), 1275 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20417, telephone (202) 501-4755. Please cite OMB Control No. 9000-0107, Notice of Radioactive Materials, in all correspondence.

Dated: October 18, 2012.

William Clark,

Acting Director, Federal Acquisition Policy Division, Federal Acquisition Policy Division, Office of Acquisition Policy, Office of Governmentwide Policy.

[FR Doc. 2012-26953 Filed 11-2-12; 8:45 am]