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Company: Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Corporation
Current Parent CompanySaint-Gobain
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Penalty: $7,500
Year: 2004
Date: May 5, 2004
Offense Group: safety-related offenses
Primary Offense: nuclear safety violation
Violation Description: On May 5, 2004, a Notice of Violation and Proposed Imposition of Civil Penalty in the amount of $7,500 was issued for a Severity Level III violation involving the failure to secure from unauthorized removal and failure to control and maintain constant surveillance of licensed material (150 millicuries of americium-241 in a thickness gauge, a generally-licensed device) in a controlled area, resulting in the loss of the gauge. Although the civil penalty would have been fully mitigated based on the normal civil penalty assessment process, a base civil penalty was assessed in accordance with Section VII.A.1.g of the Enforcement Policy to reflect the significance of maintaining control of licensed material.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Facility State: New Jersey
HQ Country of Current Parent: France
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: building materials
Specific Industry of Current Parent: building materials
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