National Sealed Source Registry and Sealed Source Tracking System Annual reports

The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission's (CNSC) was the first nuclear regulator among G-7 countries to develop a national registry and to implement a Web-based tracking system, along with enhanced export and import controls for high-risk sealed sources.

These reports describe developments in the CNSC's National Sealed Source Registry (NSSR) and Sealed Source Tracking System (SSTS) since January 2006.

Current NSSR and SSTS annual report

  • National Sealed Source Registry and Sealed Source Tracking System 2017 Annual Report (HTML)

2017 NSSR and SSTS annual report highlights:

  • The number of sealed sources in the NSSR increased by 11% in 2017.
  • There was a 15% increase over the number of transactions recorded in 2016.
  • There were a total of 11 reported events involving 19 lost, stolen and found sealed sources.
  • icensees had very high rates of compliance with licence conditions for tracking high-risk sealed sources.

Previous NSSR and SSTS annual reports

  • National Sealed Source Registry and Sealed Source Tracking System 2016 Annual Report (HTML)(PDF)
  • National Sealed Source Registry and Sealed Source Tracking System 2015 Annual Report (HTML)(PDF)
Date modified: