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Office of Hazardous Materials Safety; Notice of Application for Exemptions

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Research and Special Programs Administration, DOT


List of Applicants for Exemptions.


In accordance with the procedures governing the application for, and the processing of, exemptions from the Department of Transportation's Hazardous Materials Regulations (49 CFR Part 107, Subpart B), notice is hereby given that the Office of Hazardous Materials Safety has received the applications described herein. Each mode of transportation for which a particular exemption is requested is indicated by a number in the “Nature of Application” portion of the table below as follows: 1—Motor Vehicle, 2—Rail freight, 3—Cargo vessel, 4—Cargo aircraft only, 5—Passenger-carrying aircraft.


Comments must be received on or before March 30, 2000.


Records Center, Research and Special Programs Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation, Washington, DC 20590.

Comments should refer to the application number and be submitted in triplicate. If confirmation of receipt of comments is desired, include a self-addressed stamped postcard showing the exemption application number.

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Copies of the applications (See Docket Number) are available for inspection at the New Docket Management Facility, PL-401, at the U.S. Department of Transportation, Nassif building, 400 7th Street, SW. Washington, DC 20590 or at

This notice of receipt of applications for new exemptions is published in accordance with Part 107 of the Federal hazardous materials transportation law (49 U.S.C. 5117(b); 49 CFR 1.53(b)).

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Issued in Washington, DC, on February 23, 2000.

J. Suzanne Hedgepeth,

Director, Office of Hazardous Materials Exemptions and Approvals.

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Application No.Docket No.ApplicantRegulation(s) affectedNature of exemption thereof
12413-NRSPA-2000-6912CP Industries, Inc., McKeesport, PA49 CFR 17.34(e)(3), 173.302(c)(2), 173.302(c)(3), 173.302(c)(4), 173.302(c)(5), 173.334(e), 173.334(e)(1)(i) & (ii), 173.334(e)(4), 173.334(e)(5), 173.334(e)(6), 173.334(e)(7)To authorize acoustic emission and ultrasonic retest of DOT-3AA, 3AAX or 3T cylinders for use in transporting presently authorized hazardous materials. (Modes 1, 2, 3, 4.)
12414-NRSPA-2000-6813Med-Flex, Inc., Mt. Holly, NJ49 CFR 173.134To authorize the transportation in commerce of solid regulated medical waste in non-DOT specification packaging consisting of a bulk outer packaging and non-bulk inner packagings. (Mode 1.)
12415-NRSPA-2000-6914Canberra Industries, Meriden, CT49 CFR 172, 173.302, 175.3To authorize the manufacture, mark, sale and use of non-DOT specification containers described as hermetically-sealed electron tube devices for use in transporting various Division 2.2 material. (Modes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5.)
12422-NRSPA-2000-6918Connecticut Yankee Atomic Power Co., East Hampton, CT49 CFR 173.403, 173.427(b)(1)To authorize the transportation in commerce of a specially designed device for use in transporting radioactive material, Class 8. (Modes 1, 2.)
12423-NRSPA-2000-6920Reagent Chemical & Research, Inc., Houston, TX49 CFR 179.13To authorize the transportation in commerce of DOT 111A100W5 tank cars that exceed the authorized load capacity for use in transporting hydrochloric acid, Class 8. (Mode 2.)
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12424-NRSPA-2000-6919PEMAC Aviation Supply, Inc., Valenica, CA49 CFR 178.55To authorize the manufacture, marking and sale of a specially designed device equipped with a DOT 4B240ET cylinder for use in transporting nonflammable compressed gas, Division 2.2. (Modes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5.)
12427-NRSPA-2000-6963Chubb Fire Ltd., England49 CFR 173.301(j)To authorize the transportation in commerce of non-DOT specification cylinders for use in transporting non-flammable compressed gas, Division 2.2. to UL facility for testing. (Mode 4.)
12429-NRSPA-2000-6973National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA), Washington, DC49 CFR 173.309To authorize the transportation of flight certified, cylindrical portable fire extinguishers as part of a specially designed device for the Space Station Program. (Mode 1.)
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[FR Doc. 00-4741 Filed 2-28-00; 8:45 am]