China to require radiation readings on scrap imports

Aug 16, 2013 | 02:28 PM | Nathan Laliberte

Tags  CCIC, China Certfication & Inspection, scrap exports, radiation detection, Nathan Laliberte

NEW YORK — U.S. scrap metal exporters will be required to take photographs of digital readings from radiation detection equipment, according to an unofficial notice from China Certification & Inspection Co. (CCIC), which said the new initiative will be a permanent law that will be strictly enforced by inspectors.

"For shipment to mainland China, the shipment has to be radiation-checked prior to shipment," a CCIC spokesman told AMM, and shippers will need to take photos of the screen on radiation sensors during the inspection of material headed for China. ....

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