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Office of Hazardous Materials Safety; Notice of Applications 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 April 24, 2000.


Records Center, Research and Special Programs, Administration, 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 March 17, 2000.

J. Suzanne Hedgepeth,

Director, Office of Hazardous Materials, Exemptions and Approvals.

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New Exemptions

Application No.Docket No.ApplicantRegulation(s) affedtedNature of exemption thereof
12431-NRSPA-2000-7049TITEQ Corp., Palmdale, CA49 CFR 173.201, 173.202, 173.302, 173.304, 173.323, 175.3, 178.51To authorize the manufacture, marking, and sale of a reusable non-DOT specification, welded stainless steel cylinder for use in transportation of certain Division 2.2 materials. (Modes 1, 2, 4, 5.)
12432-NRSPA-2000-7048Toxco Inc., Anaheim, CA49 CFR 171.14(a)(1)To authorize the transportation in commerce of Class 8 material in non-UN packaging after October 1, 2001 that was filled prior to October 1, 1991. (Mode 1.)
12433-NRSPA-2000-7047The Lighter Company, Inc., Miami, FL49 CFR 173.308(b)To authorize the transportation and reclassification of lighters in limited quantities to be transported as ORM-D. (Mode 1.)
12434-NRSPA-2000-7046Salmon Air, Salmon, ID49 CFR 172.101, 175.320To authorize the transportation of various hazardous materials to remote locations be excepted from certain regulations contained in the Hazardous Materials Regulations. (Mode 4.)
12437-NRSPA-2000-7086Stericycle, Inc., Atlanta, GA49 CFR 171.8, 172.101, 173.197To authorize the transportation in commerce of non-DOT specification steel roll-off containers as outer packagings for use in transporting medical waste in dual packaging. (Mode 1.)
Note: Correction to FR Vol. 65, No. 40, Monday, February 29, 2000, Page 10852 “List of Applications for Exemptions” Med-Flex, Inc. Docket No. should have read “RSPA-2000-6913” instead of “RSPA-2000-6813”.
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