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U.S. Department of Energy / U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Nuclear Materials Management & Safeguards System    


Additional information related to the NMMSS may be located in the publications listed below. By referencing these documents, a more extensive understanding of the system may be gained. Other references extracted from DOE M 470.4-6 and used within the industry have also been included.

    "Agreement between the United States of America and the IAEA for the Application of Safeguards in the United States of America," with Protocol, which is a treaty between the U.S. and the IAEA providing for the application of IAEA safeguards to nuclear materials in facilities in the U.S. not associated with activities of direct national security significance. Copies are available from the U.S. Government Printing Office.

    ANSI N15.1-1970, "American National Standard Classification of Unirradiated Uranium Scrap," which provides a classification system for scrap material containing recoverable amounts of uranium.

    ANSI N15.10-1987, "American National Standard Classification of Unirradiated Plutonium Scrap," which provides a classification system for scrap material containing recoverable amounts of plutonium.

    DOE Order 470.4, Safeguards and Security Program.

    DOE Manual 470.4-6, Nuclear Material Control and Accountability. Includes new DOE instructions for NMMSS reporting. Cancels both 474.1-1B, Manual for Control and Accountability of Nuclear Materials, and 474.1.2A, Nuclear Materials Management and Safeguards System Reporting and Data Submission.

    IAEA Information Circular 207 (INFCIRC/207), "Notification to the Agency (IAEA) of Exports and Imports of Nuclear Material," of 7-26-74, and amendment letter, of 9-15-82, which requires that the U.S. report exports and imports of quantities of nuclear materials, including those less than one effective kilogram but above minimal levels as defined. Copies are available from the Office of Arms Control and Nonproliferation (NN-40) or the IAEA.

    NUREG/BR-0006, Instructions for Completing Nuclear Material Transaction Reports, which contains the detailed instructions to NRC and Agreement State licensees for reporting nuclear material transfers on DOE/NRC Form 741 - Nuclear Material Transaction Report and DOE/NRC Form 740M - Concise Note.

    NUREG/BR-0007, Instructions for the Preparation and Distribution of Material Status Reports, which contains the detailed instructions to licensees for the preparation and distribution of DOE/NRC Form 742 pertaining to Material Balance reporting and DOE/NRC Form 742C pertaining to Physical Inventory Listing (PIL).

    NMMSS Report D-2, "DOE Directory of Reporting Identification Symbols ", which contains a list of all valid RISs for DOE nuclear facilities, Department of Defense (DOD) facilities, Mutual Defense facilities, and specific organizations.

    NMMSS Report D-3, "NRC Directory of Reporting Identification Symbols", which contains a list current information on active commercial/domestic licensees with federal and/or agreement state licenses authorizing the possession of special nuclear materials and some source material.

    NMMSS Report D-15, "International Nuclear Facilities Codes", which is a directory of RISs for foreign facilities and includes IAEA facility codes and IAEA country codes.

    NNMMS D-025, "COEI/Composition Code Reference", which contains composition code descriptions.

    Title 10, Code of Federal Regulation, Chapter 1, "Nuclear Regulatory Commission", contains the regulations applicable to NRC and "Agreement State" licensees involved in activities concerning nuclear materials not subject to DOE requirements.


NMMSS is sponsored by the National Nuclear Security Administration's (NNSA) Office of Materials Integration within the U.S. Department of Energy and the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission