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Research and Special Programs Administration, DOT

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Notice of actions on Exemption Applications.

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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 of the actions on exemption applications in May-August 2000. The modes of transportation involved are identified 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. Application numbers prefixed by the letters EE represent applications for Emergency Exemptions. It should be noted that some of the sections cited were those in effect at the time certain exemptions were issued.

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Issued in Washington, DC, on September 28, 2000.

J. Suzanne Hedgepeth,

Director, Office of Hazardous Materials Exemptions and Approvals.

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Application No.Exemption No.ApplicantRegulation(s) affectedNature of exemption thereof
Modification Exemptions
8723-MDOT-E 8723Austin Powder Company, Cleveland, OH49 CFR 172.101, 173.242, 173.62, 176.83, 177.848To modify the exemption to allow for an additional tote bin packaging for the transportation in commerce of bulk shipments of certain blasting agents.
9830-MDOT-E 9830Worthington Cylinder Corporation, Columbus, OH49 CFR 173.201, 173.202, 173.203, 173.302(a), 173.304(a), 173.304(d), 175.3To modify the exemption to allow for the transportation of Class 3 and Division 6.1 materials in non-DOT specification stainless steel cylinders designed in part with DOT Specification 4BA cylinders.
10555-MDOT-E 10555Pacific Scientific, HTL/KIN-Tech Division, Duarte, CA49 CFR 173.304(a)(1), 175.3To modify the exemption to allow for the transportation of an additional Division 2.2 material in an alternative non-DOT specification cylinder.
10595-MDOT-E 10595Allied Universal Corp., Miami, FL49 CFR 176.67(i), (j)To modify the exemption to allow for the transportation of Class 8 materials in tanks cars, to remain standing with unloading connections attached when no product is being transferred.
10704-MDOT-E 10704Puritan-Bennett Medical Gases (Mallinckrodt, Inc.), Overland Park, KS49 CFR 173.302(a), Part 172, Part 172, Subpart C, E & F, Part 174, Part 177To modify the exemption to allow for calibration and functional checks of medical analyzers or monitors; lower minimum burst pressure to 340 psig.
10832-MDOT-E 10832Autoliv ASP, Inc., Ogden, UT49 CFR 173.56(b), 173.61(b), Part 172, Subpart D, ETo modify the exemption to include two additional manufacturing sites for the transportation for disposal of unapproved waste explosive materials used in passive restraint systems.
11327-MDOT-E 11327Phoenix Services Limited Partnership, Pasadena, MD49 CFR 172.101 Column (8b), (8c), 173.197To modify the exemption to include changes to the packaging system for the transportation of regulated medical waste in non-DOT specification dual packaging.
11327-MDOT-E 11327Phoenix Services Limited Partnership, Pasadena, MD49 CFR 172.101 Column (8b), (8c), 173.197To modify the exemption to allow for the use of an additional container design type for the transportation of regulated medical waste.
11406-MDOT-E 11406Conf. of Radiation Control Program Directors, Inc., Frankfort, KY49 CFR 173.22(a)(1), 177.842, Part 172, Subparts C, D, E, F, G, H, Part 173, Subparts B, I, Part 174, Subpart KTo modify the exemption to revise approval provisions and documentation required for shipments of waste or recycled materials, Class 7.
11548-MDOT-E 11548Lyondell Chemical Co/Equistar Chemicals, LP, Houston, TX49 CFR 173.187, 173.211, 173.212, 173.213To modify the exemption to allow for the transportation of additional Division 4.1 and Division 4.2 materials in DOT Specification cylinders except Specification 8 and 3HT.
11722-MDOT-E 11722CITERGAS, S.A., Civray, FR49 CFR 173.302To modify the exemption to permit new construction of the non-DOT specification spherical pressure vessels and additions to the product list.
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11749-MDOT-E 11749Union Tank Car Company, East Chicago, IN49 CFR 172.203(a), 172.302(c), 180.509(e)To modify the exemption to change the requirements for shippers holding party status and the need for them to maintain a copy of the exemption at their facilities.
11749-MDOT-E 11749Union Tank Car Company, East Chicago, IN49 CFR 172.203(a), 172.302(c), 180.509(e)To modify the exemption to allow for the use of acoustic emission for specific areas of a tank car in conjunction with other non-destructive test methods for structural integrity inspections.
11761-MDOT-E 11761Westvaco Corporation, Richmond, VA49 CFR 172.302(c), 173.31(d)(1)(vi)To modify the exemption to allow for the transportation of additional Class 8 materials in certain DOT specification and AAR specification tank cars; to allow relief from the marking requirements.
11761-MDOT-E 11761Vulcan Chemicals, Birmgingham, AL49 CFR 172.302(c), 173.31(d)(1)(vi)To modify the exemption to eliminate the marking requirements of certain DOT specifications and AAR specifications tank cars containing a residue of Class 8 materials.
11777-MDOT-E 11777Autoliv ASP, Inc., Ogden, UT49 CFR 173.301(h), 173.302To modify the exemption to authorize a design change to allow for side wall attachment studs on a non-DOT specification pressure vessel.
12132-MDOT-E 12132Carleton Technologies, Inc., Orchard Park, NY49 CFR 173.302(a)(1), 175.3, 178.35, 178.65To modify the exemption to allow for a design change of the hermetically sealed high pressure gas cylinder containing Division 2.2 argon gas.
12189-MDOT-E 12189Automotive Recyclers Association, Fairfax, VA49 CFR 173.166(c)(5)To modify the exemption to allow for rail freight and cargo vessel as authorized modes of transportation for shipments of air bag modules or seat belt pre-tensioners.
12221-MDOT-E 12221Advanced Technology Materials, Inc. (ATMI), Danbury, CT49 CFR 173.192, 173.302, 173.304To modify the exemption to authorize non-DOT specification containers to be constructed of stainless steel; smaller initial capacity size for specific lab containers; and the inclusion of Division 2.2, 6.1 and additional Division 2.3 materials.
12378-MDOT-E 12378Federal Express Corporation, Memphis, TN49 CFR 172.203(a), 172.301(c), 175.33To modify the exemption to eliminate the recordkeeping requirements outlines in the exemption for the transportation of dry ice not meeting the exceptions identified in Section 175.10.
12378-MDOT-E 12378Federal Express, Memphis, TN49 CFR 172.203(a), 172.301(c), 175.33To modify the exemption to indicate applicability to companies under subcontract operating under exclusive use for Federal Express for the transportation in commerce of dry ice by cargo aircraft only.
12399-MDOT-E 12399BOC Gases, Murray Hill, NJ49 CFR 173.34(e)(1), 173.34(e)(14), 173.34(e)(15)(vi), 173.34(e)(3), 173.34(e)(4), 173.34(e)(8)To modify the exemption to amend the equipment performance and test procedure language authorizing the use of an alternative test method for certain DOT Specification 3AL cylinders for the transportation of compressed gases.
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12447-MDOT-E 12447Akzo Nobel Coatings, Inc., Norcross, GA49 CFR 172.407(c)(1)To reissue the exemption originally issued on an emergency basis authorizing the use of hazard warning labels that do not conform with the specifications in the HMR.
12448-MDOT-E 12448Onyx Environmental Services, L.L.C., Flanders, NJ49 CFR 173.304(a)(2)To reissue the exemption originally issued on an emergency basis for the transportation of anhydrous ammonia in DOT specification cylinders.
12463-MDOT-E 12463Washington State Ferries, Seattle, WA49 CFR 172.101 Column (10), 172.301(c), 172.302(c), 173.302(a)To reissue the exemption originally issued on an emergency basis for the transportation of oxygen, refrigerated liquid, in insulated cylinders or insulated cargo tanks aboard passenger vessels.
12106-NDOT-E 12106Air Liquide America Corporation, Houston, TX49 CFR 173.24(g), 173.314(o)To authorize the venting of a DOT-specification 105A400W tank car used for the transportation of carbon dioxide, Division 2.2. (mode 2)
12205-NDOT-E 12205Independent Chemical Corp., Glendale, NY49 CFR 177.848To authorize the transportation in commerce of Division 4.2 and Class 8 material inside poly bags within plastic lined UN 1G/Y fiber drums to be transported exempt from segregation criteria. (mode 1)
12292-NDOT-E 12292Westway Trading Corporation, New Orleans, LA49 CFR 179.12To authorize the one-time transportation in commerce of a loaded non-hazardous material railcars containing broken interior steam coils. (mode 2)
12297-NDOT-E 12297Applied Companies, Valencia, CA49 CFR 173.302To authorize the transportation in commerce of non-DOT specification cylinders for aircraft use constructed of stainless steel with a psi maximum service pressure that exceeds the requirement for use in transportation Division 2.2 material. (mode 4)
12325-NDOT-E 12325Lifeline Technologies, Inc., Sharon Hill, PA49 CFR 172.302(c), 174.67(i), (j)To authorize an alternative monitoring system during unloading of various hazardous materials without the physical presence of an unloader. (mode 2)
12341-NDOT-E 12341Space Systems/Loral, Palo Alto, CA49 CFR 173.302To authorize the transportation in commerce of non-DOT Specification cylinders pressurized to a low storage pressure with Division 2.2 material. (modes 1, 4)
12350-NDOT-E 12350BAC Technologies, Ltd, West Liberty, OH49 CFR 173.302(a), 173.304(a), 173.34, 175.3To authorize the manufacture, marking and sale of non-DOT specification fiber reinforced plastic full composite cylinders for the transportation in commerce of certain compressed gases. (modes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5)
12356-NDOT-E 12356Memorial Healthcare System, Pembroke Pines, FL49 CFR 172.101 Columns (8b), (8c), 173.197To authorize the transportation in commerce of Regulated medical waste, Division 6.1, in polyethylene bags overpacked in non-DOT specification bulk bins. (mode 1)
12370-NDOT-E 12370Eurotainer US, Inc., Somerset, NJ49 CFR 173.242(c)To authorize the transportation in commerce of Division 4.2 and 6.1 hazardous materials in IM-101 portable tanks. (modes 1, 2, 3)
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12383-NDOT-E 12383Sealift Inc., Oyster Bay, NY49 CFR 176.116(e)(3)To authorize the transportation in commerce of Class 1 explosives onboard cargo vessel to be exempt from stowage requirements. (mode 3)
12385-NDOT-E 12385Maine Yankee Atomic Power Co., Wiscasset, ME49 CFR 173.403, 173.427(a)To authorize the transportation in commerce of steam generators and pressurizer packages containing radioactive components. (modes 1, 3)
12386-NDOT-E 12386Maine Yankee Atomic Power Co., Wiscasset, ME49 CFR 173.411, 173.427(a)(1), 173.465To authorize the transportation in commerce of an atomic power station reactor pressure vessel. (modes 1, 2)
12388-NDOT-E 12388Mountain Safety Research, Seattle, WA49 CFR 173.304(d)(3)(ii), 178.33To authorize the transportation in commerce of a non-DOT specification container conforming to DOT specification 2P, except for size, testing requirements, and markings, for use in transporting Division 2.1 material. (modes 1, 2, 3, 4)
12390-NDOT-E 12390Industrial Metals, Beaumont, TX49 CFR 172.203(a), 173.242To authorize the transportation in commerce of IM-101 portable tanks equipped with alternative relief value for use in transporting Class 3 material. (modes 1, 3)
12396-NDOT-E 12396United States Alliance, Houston, TX49 CFR 173.302(a), 173.34(d), 175.3To authorize the transportation in commerce of a non-DOT specification cylinder as part of a specifically designed device for space flight for use in transporting Nitrogen, Division 2.2. (modes 1, 4)
12398-NDOT-E 12398Praxair, Danbury, CT49 CFR 173.34(d), 178.35(e)To authorize the transportation in commerce of DOT 3A and 3AA cylinders equipped with alternative relief devices for use in transporting Division 2.2 material. (modes 1, 2)
12399-NDOT-E 12399BOC Gases, Murray Hill, NJ49 CFR 173.34(e)(1), 173.34(e)(14), 173.34(e)(15)(vi), 173.34(e)(3), 173.34(e)(4), 173.34(e)(8)To authorize the use of ultrasonic inspection as an alternative retest method for DOT Specification 3AL cylinders. (modes 1, 2, 3)
12402-NDOT-E 12402Taylor-Wharton, Huntsville, AL49 CFR 172.203(a), 172.301(c), 178.35(f)(2)(i), 178.39(e)To authorize the manufacture, marking and sale of non-DOT specification cylinders (comparable to DOT Specification 3BN cylinders) equipped with an alternative bottom plug for use in transporting presently authorized hazardous materials. (modes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5)
12407-NDOT-E 12407Qual-X, Inc., Powell, OH49 CFR 173.403, 173.410, 173.412, 173.465, 173.466To authorize the transportation in commerce of a specially designed device containing Class 7 hazardous materials. (mode 1)
12411-NDOT-E 12411International Fuel Cells, South Windsor, CT49 CFR 173.212To authorize the transportation in commerce of dry metal catalysts classified as, Self-heating, solid, inorganic, n.o.s., Division 4.2, in non-DOT specification packaging. (modes 1, 3, 4)
12414-NDOT-E 12414Med-Flex, Inc., Mt. Holly, NJ49 CFR 172.101 Columns (8b), (8c), 173.197To 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)
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12415-NDOT-E 12415Canberra Industries, Meriden, CT49 CFR 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)
12423-NDOT-E 12423Reagent Chemical & Research, Inc., Houston, TX49 CFR 172.203(a), 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)
12429-NDOT-E 12429National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA), Washington, DC49 CFR 172.203(a), 172.301(c), 173.309To authorize the transportation of carbon dioxide in flight certified, cylindrical portable fire extinguishers used as part of a specially designed device for the Space Station Program. (mode 1)
12431-NDOT-E 12431TITEQ Corp., Palmdale, CA49 CFR 172.302, 173.304, 175.3To 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-NDOT-E 12432Toxco 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)
12437-NDOT-E 12437Stericycle, Inc., Atlanta, GA49 CFR 172.101 Columns (8b), (8c), 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)
12442-NDOT-E 12442Cryogenic Vessel Alternatives, La Porte, TX49 CFR 176.76(g)(1), 178.318To authorize the transportation in commerce of liquid nitrogen, cryogenic liquid, Division 2.2 in insulated portable tanks by cargo vessel for delivery to oil and gas production facilities. (modes 1, 3)
12449-NDOT-E 12449Chlorine Service Company, Kingswood, TX49 CFR 173.314To authorize the manufacture, marking and sale of a non-DOT specification pressure vessel for use in transporting compressed gases classed in Division 2.1 and 2.2. (modes 1, 2, 3)
12450-NDOT-E 12450Chlorine Service Company, Kingswood, TX49 CFR 173.314To authorize the manufacture, marking and sale of a non-DOT specification pressure vessel for use in transporting chlorine, Division 2.3. (modes 1, 2, 3)
12452-NDOT-E 12452CA Dept. of Health Services, Berkeley, CA49 CFR 172.301(a), 172.301(b), 172.301(c), 173.196, Subpart C of Part 172To authorize the transportation in commerce of biological specimens classed as infectious substance (Etiologic agent) in specially designed packagings inside mechanical freezers. (mode 1)
12483-NDOT-E 12483Security Disposal Inc., Waycross, GA49 CFR 172.101 Columns (8b), (8c), 173.197To authorize the transportation in commerce of solid regulated medical waste, Division 6.2, in a non-DOT specification packaging consisting of a bulk outer packaging and non-bulk inner packagings. (mode 1) Start Printed Page 59253
12492-NDOT-E 12492Honeywell International Inc., Morristown, NJ49 CFR 173.304(a)(1)To authorize the transportation in commerce of liquefied gas, n.o.s., Division 2.2 in DOT-3AL 1800 cylinders. (modes 1, 2, 3)
Emergency Exemptions
EE 8178-MDOT-E 8178NASA, Washington, DC49 CFR 173.302(a), 173.34(d), 175.3Request for emergency mod to extend the life cycle of the primary oxygen bottles to 25 years or 375 pressurizations. (modes 1, 4)
EE 9275-PDOT-E 9275Blissworld, Brooklyn, NY49 CFR Parts 100-199To become a party to exemption 9275. (modes 1, 2, 3)
EE 9791-MDOT-E 9791Pressed Steel Tank Co., Inc., Milwaukee, WI49 CFR 173.301(h), 173.302(a), 173.34(a)(1)Request for authorization for an additional grade of steel used in the manufacture of non-DOT spec. cylinders. (mode 1)
EE 10926-MDOT-E 10926Radcal Corporation, Monrovia, CA49 CFR 173.302, 173.34(d), 175.3To modify the exemption to authorize the manufacture, marking, sale and use of non-DOT specification radiation monitors without a safety relief device, which have passed an additional drop test procedure, for the transportation of argon, compressed. (modes 1, 4, 5)
EE 11103-MDOT-E 11103Space Systems/Loral, Palo Alto, CA49 CFR 107.302To modify the exemption to allow for an alternate landing site for the GOES weather satellite containing non-DOT specification spherical containers pressurized with certain Division 2.2 materials. (mode 1)
EE 12453-MDOT-E 12453EQ-The Environmental Quality Company, Wayne, MI49 CFR 172. 302(c), 173.24b(d)(2), 173.26Extended exemption to provide for shipment of two additional overloaded rail cars. (mode 2)
EE 12458-NDOT-E 12458Bimax Inc., Cockeysville, MD49 CFR 172.301(c), 173.227(c)Request for an emergency exemption to transport non-DOT specification drums containing a div. 6.1 material. (mode 1)
EE 12459-NDOT-E 12459Alaska Pacific Powder Co., Olympia, WA49 CFR 172.101 Column (9), 175.320(a)Request for an emergency exemption to transport explosives by air. (mode 4)
EE 12462-NDOT-E 12462Rinchem Company, Albuquerque, NM49 CFR 173.24Request for an emergency exemption for a one-time movement of sulfuric acid contained in a leaking tote (bulk) container. (mode 1)
EE 1244-NDOT-E 12463Washington State Ferries, Seattle, WA49 CFR 172.101 Column (10), 172.301(c), 172.302(c), 173.302(a)Request for an emergency exemption for the movement of oxygen in insulated cylinders or cargo tanks on passenger vessels. (mode 3)
EE 12464-NDOT-E 12463DPC Enterprises, Inc., Houston, TX49 CFR 173.24(b), 179.300-12(b), 179.300-13(a), 179.300-14Request for a one-time emergency exemption to transport a leaking ton container fitted with a “B” kit. (mode 1)
EE 12467-NDOT-E 12467Allied Universal Corp., Miami, FL49 CFR 173.34(d)Request for an emergency exemption for a one-time transport of a leaking cylinder that has been fitted with a chlorine institute A kit. (mode 1)
EE 12478-NDOT-E 12478American Reclamation Group, LLC, Anchorage, AK49 CFR 172.101 Columns (9b), 172.301(c), 173.27(c)(2)Request for an emergency exemption for the one-time transportation in commerce of hydrogen peroxide aqueous solution by cargo aircraft, which is forbidden. (mode 1)
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EE 12480-NDOT-E 12480Allied Universal Corp., Miami, FL49 CFR 173.24(b), 179.300-12(b), 179.300-13(a), 179.300-14Request for an emergency exemption for the one-time transportation of a leaking ton container fitted with a chemical B kit to prevent leakage during transportation. (mode 1)
EE 12482-NDOT-E 12482Chemical Waste Management Co., Sulphur, LA49 CFR 172.302(c), 173.24b(d)(2), 173.26Request for an emergency exemption for the one-time transportation of 3 overweight gondola rail cars. (mode 2)
EE 12484-NDOT-E 12484Safety Kleen, Columbia, SC49 CFR 173.244(c)Request for an emergency exemption to transport 2 storage tanks containing sodium. The tanks are not an authorized packaging. (mode 1)
EE 12486-NDOT-E 12486International Paper, Griffin, GA49 CFR 172.203(a), 172.301(a)(1), 172.303(c), 178.503(a)(6)Request for an emergency exemption to use existing stock of mis-marked UN bags that contain ammonium nitrate fertilizer. (mode 1)
EE 12487-NDOT-E 12487DPC Industries, Houston, TX49 CFR 173.24(b), 179.300-12(b), 179.300-13(a), 179.300-14Request for an emergency exemption for the one-time transportation of a leaking multi-unit tank car tank containing chlorine, that has been fitted with a chemical “B” kit. (mode 1)
EE 12488-NDOT-E 12488JCI Jones Chemicals, Inc., Charlotte, NC49 CFR 173.24(b), 179.300-12(b). 179.300-13(a), 179.300-14Request for an emergency exemption for the one time transportation in commerce of a leaking tank car tank that is equipped with a Chemical B kit to prevent leakage during transportation. (mode 1)
EE 12489-NDOT-E 12489Solvay Interox, Houston, TX49 CFR 173.24(d)(2)Request for an emergency exemption for the one-time transportation of an over-loaded tank car tank that exceeds the weight limitation for that car. (mode 2)
EE 12490-NDOT-E 12490Hydrite Chemical, Lake Zurich, IL49 CFR 172.302(c), 173.24b, 173.26Request for a one-time authorization to ship a leaking ton cylinder fitted with an A Kit. (mode 1)
EE 12498-NDOT-E 12498Cook Inlet Pipe Line Co., Anchorage, AK49 CFR 172.101 Column (9b), 172.301(c), 173.27(c)(2)Request for an emergency exemption for the one-time transportation in commerce of a 5.1 material by aircraft. The quantity limitations and chemical concentration exceed those in the HMR. (mode 4)
EE 12499-NDOT-E 12499M&M Service Co., Carlinville, IL49 CFR 173.315(k)(6)Request for an emergency exemption to transport liquefied petroleum gas in a non-DOT specification cargo tank. (mode 1)
EE 12500-NDOT-E 12500National Propane Gas Association, Washington, DC49 CFR 173.315(a), 178.245-4(e)To authorize the one-time one-way transportation of non-DOT specification portable tanks containing residual amounts of liquefied petroleum gas for the purpose of requalifcation and recertification. (modes 1, 3)
EE 12501-NDOT-E 12501Northland Services, Inc., Seattle, WA49 CFR 178.245-4(e)Request for an emergency exemption to transport propane in DOT spec. 51 tanks that technically do not meet the definition of the spec. (mode 3)
EE 12503-NDOT-E 12503Chemical Waste Management, Sulphur, LA49 CFR 172.302(c), 173.24b(d)(2), 173.26Request for an emergency exemption to transport 3 overloaded gondola cars. (mode 2)
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EE 12505-NDOT-E 12505Allied Universal Corp., Miami, FL49 CFR 173.34(d)Request for a one-time emergency exemption to transport a leaking ton cylinder containing chlorine that has been equipped with a Chlorine Institute Emergency A kit. (mode 1)
EE 12507-NDOT-E 12507DPC Industries, Inc., Houston, TX49 CFR 172.302(c), 173.24(b), 179.300-12(b), 179.300-13(a), 179.300-14Request for emergency exemption to transport a leaking ton cylinder equipped with a chemical B kit. (mode 1)
EE 12508-NDOT-E 12508BASF, Mt. Olive, NJ49 CFR 172.101 Column (7) special provision B6, 172.102(c)(3)Request for a one-time authorization to transport a class 8 material in a UN IBC, which is not an authorized packaging for the material. (mode 1)
EE 12509-NDOT-E 12509U.S. Department of Defense, Washington, DC49 CFR 172.101 col. 10ARequest for an emergency exemption to authorize the US DOD to stow palletized cargo of a class 4.2 in an under deck forecastle location instead of on deck. (mode 3)
EE 12510-NDOT-E 12510DPC Enterprises, LP, Houston, TX49 CFR 173.34(d)To authorize the emergency one-time transportation in commerce of a DOT specification 3A480 cylinder containing chlorine. (mode 2)
EE 12511-NDOT-E 12511IMCO Recylcing, Inc., Irving, TX49 CFR 173.24b(d)(2), 173.26To authorize the emergency transportation in commerce of a rail box car transporting Aluminum Remelting By Products that exceed the maximum gross weight on rail by 3,600 pounds. (mode 2)
EE 12512-NDOT-E 12512Alaska Airlines, Seattle, WA49 CFR 172.203(a), 172.301(c), 172.303(a), 172.401(a)(1) and (2)Request for an emergency exemption to conduct compliance testing of Alaska Airlines; hazardous materials acceptance, storage, and handling procedures. (mode 4)
EE 12513-NDOT-E 12513Sterling Chemicals Inc., Texas City, TX49 CFR 172.302(c), 173.24b(d)(2), 173.26Request for an emergency exemption to authorize the transportation of an overloaded rail car. (mode 2)
EE 12514-NDOT-E 12514SMI Steel, Cayce, SC49 CFR 172.302(c), 173.24b(d)(2), 173.26Request for an emergency exemption to transport an over-loaded hopper rail car. (mode 2)
EE 12524-NDOT-E 12524EQ—The Environmental Quality Company, Wayne, MI49 CFR 172.302(c), 173.24b(d)(2), 173.26Request for an emergency exemption to transport an overloaded gondola rail car. (mode 2)
EE 12528-NDOT-E 12528Permagas, Lake Stevens, WA49 CFR 178.245-4(e), 450.3(a)(2)To authorize the transportation in commerce of an MC-330 tank welded into a 40ft intermodal container for use in transporting propane, Division 2.1 to remote areas. (modes 1, 3)
EE 12529-NDOT-E 12529BP Chemicals Inc., Naperville, IL49 CFR 172.302(c), 173.24b(d)(2), 173.26Request for an emergency exemption to transport an overweight rail car. (mode 2)
EE 12543-NDOT-E 12543JCI Jones Chemicals, Inc., Jacksonville, FL49 CFR 1 2 3To authorize emergency transportation in commerce of a DOT 3A 480 Specification container that contains Chlorine that is leaking at the value to be transported with an approved A-Kit. (mode 1)
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Denials
6611-MRequest by Gardner Cryogenics Lehigh Valley, PA to modify the exemption to provide for design changes of a non-DOT specification vacuum insulated portable tank manufactured in accordance with ASME Code criteria resulting in an increase of the Maximum Allowable Working Pressure for the transportation of a nonflammable cryogenic liquid denied May 16, 2000.
6765-MRequest by Gardner Cryogenics Lehigh Valley, PA to modify the exemption to provide for design changes of the non-DOT specification portable tanks manufactured in accordance with the ASME Code criteria resulting in an increase of the Maximum Allowable Working Pressures for the transportation of a Division 2.1 and a Division 2.2 material denied May 16, 2000.
10480-MRequest by Gardner Cryogenics Lehigh Valley, PA to modify the exemption to provide for design changes of a non-DOT specification portable tank manufactured in accordance with ASME Code criteria resulting in an increase of the Maximum Allowable Working Pressures; the addition of a 6700 gallon liquid helium tank denied May 16, 2000.
10821-MRequest by BFI Waste Systems of North America, Inc. Atlanta, GA to modify the exemption to relieve the marking requirements of inner packages, inside roll off containers, when transporting regulated medical waste from a single offeror denied May 16, 2000.
11826-MRequest by Spectra Gases, Inc. Branchburg, NJ to modify the exemption to authorize additional Division 2.2 materials transported in DOT-3AL aluminum cylinders denied July 28, 2000.
12155-MRequest by S&C Electric Company Chicago, IL to modify the exemption to authorize an alternative pressure vessel constructed of spirally-wound fiberglass for the transportation of certain Division 2.2 materials denied August 17, 2000.
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