Mirion Technologies Receives Nuclear Safety Equipment Certification from the People's Republic of China

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mirion Technologies Radiation Monitoring Systems Division today announced that it has been approved as the first foreign Class 1E supplier of radiation monitoring equipment in the People's Republic of China. This approval was given by the National Nuclear Safety Administration pursuant to the "Code on Supervision and Control of Imported Civil Nuclear Safety Equipment (HAF604)."

"We are proud to be the first approved foreign Class 1E supplier of radiation monitoring systems in the People's Republic of China under this new Code," said Jean-Louis Gouronc, President of Mirion's Radiation Monitoring Systems Division. "We look forward to continuing our long term relationship with the Chinese nuclear industry."

Class 1E is defined by IEEE Std 323-2003 as "The safety classification of the electric equipment and systems that are essential to emergency reactor shutdown, containment isolation, reactor core cooling, and containment and reactor heat removal, or are otherwise essential in preventing significant release of radioactive material to the environment." This Code came into force on January 1st 2009, and certification is required for all foreign suppliers of safety equipment wishing to supply the People's Republic of China's nuclear power program. This certification covers both design and manufacture of radiation monitoring systems from Mirion's MGP Instruments' product line.


Mirion Technologies is one of the world leaders in radiation detection, measuring and monitoring. Mirion has 13 facilities in Europe, Asia, and North America. Mirion Technologies is headquartered in the San Francisco Bay area and is a portfolio company of American Capital (NASDAQ:ACAS).

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