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Office of Hazardous Materials Safety; Applications for Exemptions

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AGENCY:

Research and Special Programs Administration, DOT.

ACTION:

List of applicants for exemptions.

SUMMARY:

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.

DATES:

Comments must be received on or before September 29, 2000.

ADDRESSES:

Send comments to: 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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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:

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 http://dms.dot.gov.

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 August 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) affectedNature of exemption thereof
12515-NRSPA-2000-7772FIBA Technologies, Inc., Westboro, MA49 CFR 172.101, 178.338-10, 178.338-13, 178.338-2(c), 178.338-6(a), 178.338-9(b)To authorize the transportation in commerce of non-DOT specification portable tanks for use in transporting various Division 2.2 material. (Modes 1, 2.)
12516-NRSPA-2000-7767Poly-Coat Systems, Inc., Houston, TX49 CFR 107.503(b)(c), 172.102(c) (3)B15 & B23, 173.241; 173.242; 178.345-1;-2;-3;-4;-7;-14;-15;, 178.347-1;-2:, 178.348-1, 178.348-2, 180.405, 180.413(d)To authorize the manufacture, marking and sale of non-DOT specification cargo tanks constructed of fiberglass reinforced plastic for use in transporting various classes of hazardous materials. (Mode 1.)
12517-NRSPA-2000-7773Cytec Industries Inc., Willow Island, WV49 CFR 174.67(i) & (j)To authorize rail cars to remain standing while connected without the physical presence of an unloader. (Mode 2.)
12518-NRSPA-2000-7774Air Products & Chemicals, Inc., Allentown, PA49 CFR 173.301(j)(1), 173.34(e)To authorize an alternative retesting method of DOT3A, 3AA and 3AL and foreign cylinders for use in transporting liquefied or nonliquefied compressed gases or mixtures. (Modes 1, 3, 4, 5.)
12519-NRSPA-2000-7775Kingsford Manufacturing Company, Burnside, KY49 CFR 174.67(i)(j)To authorize rail cars to remain stand while connected during unloading without the physical presence of an unloader. (Mode 2.)
12520-NRSPA-2000-7776ShipMate, Inc., Redondo Beach, CA49 CFR 173.301, 173.302, 173.306(a)(1)To authorize the use of non-specification fiberboard boxes for certain life-saving devices where offered in transportation as air bag modules, not subjected to certain provisions of the Hazardous Materials Regulations. (Modes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5.)
12521-NRSPA-2000-7777Airgas Inc., Madison, CT49 CFR 173.301(j)To authorize the transportation in commerce of non-DOT specification cylinders manufactured in the U.S. for export with valving and relief device requirements of the country that the cylinders will be exported to for use in transporting various compressed gases. (Mode 1.)
12525-NRSPA-2000-7766ICO Worldwide, Inc., Houston, TX49 CFR 172.406(f)To authorize the transportation in commerce of a specially designed device (mobile pipe inspection unit pulled by a tractor) containing radioactive material, Type A, transported with obscured markings. (Mode 1.)
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12526-NRSPA-2000-7768Aeronex, Inc., San Diego, IL49 CFR 173.212, 173.213To authorize the manufacture, marking and sale of non-DOT specification cylinders for use in transporting Division 4.1 and 4.2 hazardous materials. (Modes 1, 2, 3, 4.)
12527-NRSPA-2000-7765Department of Defense (MTMTC) Falls Church, VA49 CFR 178, Subpart 504To authorize the one-time transportation in commerce of DOT 5C stainless steel drums containing residue of corrosive liquid, n.o.s., Class 8 material, that were filled prior to performance oriented packaging (POP) requirements. (Mode 1.)

Note:

In Federal Register Vol. 65, No. 143, Tuesday, July 25, 2000 on page 45827 “List of applicants for exemptions” 12481-N Trac Regulations Co., Inc., Mt. Vernon, NY “Modes” should have appeared as (Modes 1, 2, 4) and 12493-N Caroline Power & Light Co. “Docket No.” should have appeared as RSPA-00-7596.

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[FR Doc. 00-22078 Filed 8-29-00; 8:45 am]

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