X-Ray Regulations

The Virginia Radiation Protection Regulations can be found in the Virginia Administrative Code (12VAC5-481).

The following table delineates which parts of 12VAC5-481 may be applicable to your program:

Registrant Type Parts
Diagnostic I, II, IV, VI, X
Veterinary I, II, IV, VI, X,
Bone Density I, II, IV, VI, X
Therapy I, II, IV, IX, X, XV
Analytical I, II, IV, VIII, X
Cabinet I, II, IV, V, VIII, IX, X
Industrial I, II, IV, V, IX, X


X-Ray regulation exemptions:

Authorized Users for Therapeutic Radiation Machines in the Veterinary Setting

Skan-C C-arm Unit

Classification of Fees for State Inspection of Dental CT and CT Scanners

Particle Accelerator Control Access- Human Use

Private Inspector Applicant-Mammography

Veterinary CT

Dual Use Human/Animal CT

Xstahl RADiant

Dental Handheld

Gonadal Shielding

Sensus SRT-100

Veterinary HVL Requirements

Veterinary Light Field Illuminance

Non-Medical Private Inspector

Particle Accelerator Control Access-Non-Human Use

Patient Viewing


Office of Radiological Health | 109 Governor Street,  7th Floor | Richmond, VA  23219

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