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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 December 26, 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 November 17, 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
12561-NREPA-2000-8305Rhodia Inc., Cranbury, NJ49 CFR 172.203(a), 173.31, 179.23To authorize the transportation in commerce of DOT Specification 111S100W-2 tank cars that exceed the maximum gross weight limit for use in transporting Class 8 material. (mode 2)
12562-NREPA-2000-8306Tae Yang Industrial Co., Ltd., Cheonan-City, South, KR49 CFR 173.304(d)(3)(ii)To authorize the transportation in commerce of Division 2.1 hazardous materials in nonrefillable non-DOT specification inside containers conforming to DOT Specification 2P except for size, testing requirements and markings. (modes 1, 2, 3, 4)
12563-NREPA-2000-8307Department of Energy, Washington, DC49 CFR 173.211To authorize the one-time transportation of a specifically designed device consisting of ASME AS240 Type 316 stainless steel with wall thickness of 0.33 for use in transporting a Division 4.3 material. (mode 1)
12564-NREPA-2000-8308Carleton Technologies Inc., Orchard Park, NY49 CFR 173.302To authorize the transportation in commerce of non-DOT specification pressure vessels similar to specifications 39 for use in transporting helium, Division 2.2. (modes 1, 2, 4)
12567-NREPA-2000-8311Honeywell International, Inc., Morristown, NJ49 CFR 173.243To authorize the transportation in commerce of boron trifluoride diethyl etherate, Division 4.3 in non-DOT specification cylinders conforming to specification 4BW. (modes 1, 2, 3)
12571-NREPA-2000-8315Air Products & Chemicals, Inc, Allentown, PA49 CFR 173.304(a)(2), 173.34(d)To authorize the transportation in commerce of Division 2.2 material in 3AA, 3A, 3AAX, 3AX cylinders without pressure relief devices. (mode 1)
12573-NREPA-2000-8317US Can Company, Elgin, IL49 CFR 173.304(e), 173.306(a)To authorize the transportation in commerce of a non-refillable non-DOT specification container similar to a DOT Specification 2Q for use in transporting certain refrigerant gases, classed as non-flammble aerosols. (modes 1, 2, 3, 4)
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12574-NREPA-2000-8318Weldship Corporation, Bethlehem, PA49 CFR 172.302(c) (2), (3), (4), (5), Subpart F of Part 180To authorize an acoustic emission test in lieu of hydrostatic retest and internal inspection of DOT 107A tubes used for transporting compressed gases. (modes 1, 2, 3)
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[FR Doc. 00-29937 Filed 11-22-00; 8:45 am]