RADIATION MACHINE REGISTRATION

New Facility Registration

Choose this option if:
  • Your facility, business, or practice possesses one or more radiation machines.
    AND
  • Your facility, business, or practice does not already have a state facility registration number issued by the California Department of Public Health, Radiologic Health Branch (CDPH-RHB).

Update Registration

Choose this option if:
  1. You are a registered facility
    AND
  2. You need to make any of the following changes:
  • Change facility information (facility name, DBA name, physical location address, mailing address)
  • Update machine inventory:
    • Add new machines
    • Delete registered machines
    • Correct/update a registered machine's information

Withdraw Facility Registration

Choose this option if:
  1. Your facility is no longer in possession of any radiation machines,
    OR
  2. All Radiation machines that are still in your possession have been made incapable of producing radiation, as defined below:
  • "Incapable of producing radiation" means a radiation machine is no longer functional.
  • Unplugging a machine or placing a functional machine in storage for use at a later time does not mean it has been made incapable of producing radiation.

Ownership Change

Choose this option if:
Your facility went under an ownership change, which includes, but is not limited to, any of the following actions:
  • A sole proprietor becomes a partnership, limited liability company, or corporation.
  • A partnership has changed partners or becomes a limited liability company or corporation.
  • A limited liability company or corporation becomes a partnership or sole proprietor.

Regulatory Authority

Title 17, California Code of Regulations, section 30110(a) requires that “every person not already registered who

acquires a reportable source of radiation shall register with and pay the fee as specified in Section 30145 to the

Department within 30 days of the date of acquisition”.

New Registrant - Choose this option if:

· Your facility, business, or practice possesses one or more radiation machines.

· Your facility, business, or practice does not already have a state facility registration number issued California Department of Public Health, Radiologic Health Branch (CDPH-RHB).

Ownership Change - Choose this option if your facility went under an ownership change, which includes, but is not

limited to, any of the following actions:

· A sole proprietor becomes a partnership, limited liability company, or corporation.

· A partnership has changed partners or becomes a limited liability company or corporation.

· A limited liability company or corporation becomes a partnership or sole proprietor.

Existing Registrant - Choose this option if you are a registered facility and you need to make any of the following

changes:

· Change facility information (facility name, DBA name, physical location address, mailing address)

· Update Machine Inventory (add new machines, delete registered machines, correct/update a registered

machine's information)

Withdraw Facility Registration Number - Choose this option if your facility is no longer in possession of any radiation

machines, as defined below, or all radiation machines that are still in your possession have been made incapable of

producing radiation.

· "Incapable of producing radiation” means a radiation machine is no longer functional.

· Unplugging a machine or placing a functional machine in storage for use at a later time does not mean has been made incapable of producing radiation.

Other - Choose this option for RHB contact information, if you have any questions.

Regulatory Authority
Title 17, California Code of Regulations requires that:

§ 30108. Registration Requirement
"every person not already registered who acquires a reportable source of radiation
shall register with and pay the fee as specified in Section 30145 to the Department within 30 days of the date of acquisition."


§ 30115. Report of Change
"the registrant shall report in writing to the Department, within 30 days, any change in: registrant's name, registrant's address, location of the installation, or receipt, sale, transfer, disposal, or discontinuance of use of any reportable source of radiation."

We're here if you need us

California Department of Public Health
Radiological Health Branch
Phone: (916) 327-5106
rhbreg@cdph.ca.gov