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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 November 24, 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 October 19, 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
12547-NRSPA-00-8006Rohm and Haas Company, Philadelphia, PA49 CFR 177.834(i)(3)To authorize the loading and/or unloading of hazardous materials to/from cargo tank motor vehicles without the physical presence of an unloader. (mode 1)
12548-NRSPA-00-8005TriCal Inc., Hollister, CA49 CFR 174.67(i) & (j), 174.67(j)To authorize rail car connectors to remain attached while standing without the physical presence of an unloader. (mode 2)
12549-NRSPA-00-8004Griro S.A., Romania49 CFR 178.245-1(a)To authorize the manufacture, marking, sale and use of DOT Specification 51 steel portable tanks permanently installed in an ISO frame that have been designated, constructed and stamped in accordance with Section VIII, Division 2 instead of Division 1 of the ASME Code. (modes 1, 2, 3)
12552-NRSPA-00-8001Illbruck Sealant Systems, B.V., The Netherlands49 CFR 173.306(a)(3)(v)To authorize an alternative testing method for specially designed aerosol containers for use in transporting limited quantities of Division 2.1 material. (modes 1, 2, 3)
12554-NRSPA-00-8116LKQ Corporation, Lecanto, FL49 CFR 173.166(d)(3)To authorize the transportation in commerce of recycled airbags in bulk shipment without intermediate form of containment. (mode 1)
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[FR Doc. 00-27380 Filed 10-24-00; 8:45 am]