"R" in the numeric designation signifies that the 2002 standard was reaffirmed (recertified) as an American National Standard in 2011. No changes can be made to a standard during reaffirmation.
This standard specifies acceptable primary containment leakage rate test requirements to assure valid testing. The scope includes:
- leakage test requirements;
- test instrumentation;
- test procedures;
- test methods;
- acceptance criteria;
- data analysis;
- inspection and recording of test results.