Group 5 - Industrial, Research and Academic

  1. Complete the Radiation Machine Facility Registration Form (MDE RX1)
  2. Include the installation reports from service companies (FDA 2579 and/or MDE RX-24).
  3. Complete the Payment Transmittal Form.
  4. Include the annual fee ​for the radiation machine tube.
  5. Submit a plan review/area survey if applicable (shielding review of the location of the machine and surrounding areas).
  6. If a used radiation machine is purchased/installed, then the radiation machine, in addition to registration, must undergo a certification inspection by a State licensed private inspector prior to operation.
  7. Individual personnel dosimetry (film badges) must be worn by machine operators.
  8. The check and the above required items must be mailed to the Department at the following address:
Mailing address:
Maryland Department of the Environment
P.O. Box 2198
Baltimore, MD 21203-2198

To expedite the registration process, in addition to mailing the required information to the P.O. Box above, also fax the items mentioned above plus a copy of the check to (410) 537-3198, ATTN: Radiation Machines Division, or e-mail to

All of the above items are needed prior to the Department granting the facility a registration. The use of a radiation machine prior to registration is strictly prohibited and will result in enforcement action.

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For further information contact Eva Nair at 410-537-3193 or at

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