SECTION III. ISSUE PROCESSING QUALITY CONTROL
5.12 General. Minimum quality control procedures applicable to the issue or stock selection
function shall incorporate additional periodic sampling procedures designed to ensure that:
A. The FIFO principle is adhered to in selecting stock for issue.
B. All reports and notifications are made in connection with accidental releases of hazardous
substances or exposure to ionizing radiation occurring in connection with issue processing.
C. The identity of hazardous material items is perpetuated throughout the issue and packaging
process. This identity must go down to and include the part number/trade name under which the
product is sold.
D. Required segregation of hazardous materials is maintained from time and point of issue until
material is moved to the packaging operation.