Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Corporation
Current Parent Company: 
Saint-Gobain
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 Parent: 
France
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
building materials
Specific Industry of Parent: 
building materials
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