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    The Radiation Control Program (RCP) is within the
    Division for Regulatory Services
    P. O. Box 149347
    Austin, TX 78714-9347

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Medical & Academic X-Ray - Radiation Control Program


Healing Arts, Veterinary Medicine and
Academic X-Ray Machine Registration

For a new Certificate of Registration, the following forms must be completed to register your medical or academic facility. Submit the completed forms along with the appropriate fee.

  • RC Form 226-2 - Application for Users of Radiation Machines in Healing Arts, Veterinary Medicine and Academic Facilities.
  • RC Form 226-1 - Business Information Form
  • RC Form 42-3 - Radiation Safety Officer Information
  • Fee Schedule - To determine the fee for your facility refer to 25 Texas Administrative Code (TAC) §289.204, "Fees for Certificates of Registration, Radioactive Material(s) Licenses, Emergency Planning and Implementation, and Other Regulatory Services.

Mail the forms and fee to:

Radiation Machine Source Group MC 2003
Radiation Control Program
Texas Department of State Health Services
P. O. Box 149347
Austin, Texas 78714-9347


Operating and Safety Procedures

Title 25 Texas Administrative Code (TAC) §289.227(i) and 25 TAC §289.229 requires each registrant to have and implement written operating and safety procedures. The following Regulatory Guides can be used to help you develop procedures unique to your facility. Choose the guide that addresses your type of facility..

Regulatory Guide 4.3 - Healing Arts of Medicine, Podiatry and Chiropractic
Regulatory Guide 4.5 - Veterinary Medicine

Regulatory Guide 4.6 - Accelerators, Therapeutic Radiation Machines and Simulators

For registrants with an accelerator, LRS-35 will help you in providing the necessary shielding and room design information.

Mobile Services and Screening Programs

Mobile Services Information

Healing Arts, Osteoporosis and Coronary Heart Disease Screening Information

Registration Tips

For more information on how to amend your registration, check out the Registration Tips page. These tips will guide you through what is needed to request an amendment or terminate your registration and much, much more.


Compliance & Inspection:


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Last updated March 18, 2011