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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 October 20, 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 conformation 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 September 14, 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
12531-NRSPA-00-7865Worthington Cylinder Corporation, Columbus, OH49 CFR 173.302(a), 173.304(a), 173.304(d), 178.61(b), 178.61(f), 178.61(g), 178.61(i), 178.61(k)To authorize the manufacture, marking, sale and use of non-DOT specification cylinders designed in accordance with DOT 4BW specification for use in transporting various hazarous materials. (Modes 1, 2, 3, 4.)
12532-NRSPA-00-7864Carleton Technologies Inc., Orchard Park, NY49 CFR 173.302(a) 175.3To authorize the manufacture, marking, sale and use of non-DOT specification cylinders similar to DOT specification 39 cylinder for use in transporting helium, Division 2.2. (Modes 1, 2, 4.)
12533-NRSPA-00-7862Adams Healthcare Ltd., Garforth, Leeds, EN49 CFR 173.306(a)(3)(v)To authorize alternative testing criteria for aerosol containers meeting DOT specification 2Q for use in transporting Divison 2.1 material. (Modes 1, 3.)
12534-NRSPA-00-7863MODcol Corp., Sunnyvale, CA49 CFR 173.302, 178.602-178.606To authorize the manufacture, marking, sale and use of a composite package containing limited quantities of Class 3 material with fiberboard or plywood overpack. (Modes 1, 2, 3, 4.)
12535-NRSPA-00-7886Untied States Department of Commerce, Gaithersburg, MD49 CFR 177.842(b)(1)To authorize the transportation in commerce of unirradiated fuel in carbon steel structures with an alternative distance separation within the transport vehicle. (Mode 1.)
12536-NRSPA-00-7887Department of Energy, Albuquerque, NM49 CFR 173.211To authorize the transportation in commerce of a specially designed device consisting of a sealed stainless steel containment vessel overpacked in a steel transport container for an oxidizing solid, Division 5.1. (Mode 1.)
12537-NRSPA-00-7885Noranda-Dupont LLC, Wilmington, DE49 CFR 172.203(a), 180.509((1) (2)To authorize an alternative retest criteria for DOT specification 111A100W tank cars used in sulfuric acid service. (Mode 1.)
12538-NRSPA-00-7884Champagne Specialties, Inc., Fairport, NY49 CFR 180.519To authorize the repair and alteration of multi-tank car tanks that conform to alternative requirements for qualification and maintenance. (Mode 1.)
12539-NRSPA-00-7883Edlow International Company, Washington, DC49 CFR 173.420(a)(2)(i)To authorize the one-time transportation of 19 model 30B cylinders, which deviate from the ANSI 14.1 standards, containing uranium hexafluoride, Class 7. (Modes 1, 3.)
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12541-NRSPA-00-7888Rotonics Manufacturing, Inc., Gardena, CA49 CFR 172.101 Col 8b and 8c, 173.197To authorize the manufacture, marking, sale and use of a 200 gallon, high density polyethylene, rotationally molded roll on/roll off container as an outer packaging for use in transporting regulated medical waste, Division 6.2. (Mode 1.)
12542-NRSPA-00-7889United States Enrichment Corporation (USEC), Bethesda, MD49 CFR 173.420(a)(2)(i)To authorize the transportation in commerce of one model 48X cylinder, which deviated from the ANSI 14.1 standards, containing uranium hexafloride, Class 7. (Modes 1, 2.)
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[FR Doc. 00-24183 Filed 9-19-00; 8:45 am]