Chalk River Information Bulletin

Update - Medical isotope molybdenum-99 processing resumes

(2013 November 23) The following information bulletin is in accordance with Atomic Energy of Canada Limited's (AECL) ongoing commitment to voluntary public disclosure of events related to the Chalk River Laboratories.
 
AECL is providing the following update to our November 19 information bulletin to advise that the Fuel Rod Flask has returned to service.  
 
As previously stated, planning and repair activities on the Fuel Rod Flask were conducted throughout the week.  The Fuel Rod Flask was returned to service during the evening of November 22.  AECL has begun processing and will resume supplying molybdenum-99 to its customer, Nordion Inc., over the weekend.
 
There are no nuclear safety issues related to this activity.  At no time has the safety of our employees, the public or the environment been at risk.
 
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Contact:
Patrick Quinn
Director, Corporate Communications
AECL, 1-866-886-2325