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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 Start Printed Page 48509CFR 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 22, 2001.


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 September 14, 2001.

R. Ryan Posten,

Exemptions Program Officer, Office of Hazardous Materials Exemptions and Approvals.

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New Exemptions

Application No.Docket No.ApplicantRegulation(s) affectedNature of exemption thereof
12815-NRSPA-01-10553FMC Corporation, Opelousas, LA49 CFR 173.240To authorize the transportation in commerce of waste toxic solids, n.o.s., Division 6.1 in bulk non-specification packaging (sift-proof closed vehicles or closed bulk bins.) (mode 1).
12816-NRSPA-01-10544Department of Defense (DOD) Alexandria, VA49 CFR 173.433To authorize the transportation in commerce of radioactive material, Class 7 in specially designed packaging. (modes 1, 2).
12819-NRSPA-01-10549BBI-Biotech Research Laboratories, Inc., Gaithersburg, MD49 CFR 173.196, 178.609To authorize the transportation in commerce of certain infectious substances in specially designed packaging. (mode 1).
12820-NRSPA-01-10550Trinity Manufacturing Hamlet, NC49 CFR 173.227(c)To authorize the transportation in commerce of chloropicrin, 6.1, poison inhalation hazard, Hazard Zone B and chloropicrin mixtures in 1A1 drums in an alternative stacking position. (mode 1).
12821-NRSPA-1-Environmental Packaging Technologies, Inc. Atkinson, NH49 CFR 173.12(b)(2)(I), 173.240-243To authorize the manufacture, marking, sale and use of certain UN 11G Intermediate Bulk Containers (cubic yard boxes) for use as the outer packaging for paint and paint related material in HMR. (mode 1).
12823-NRSPA-01-10537Eastman Kodak Company, Rochester, NY49 CFR 174.67(i) & (j)To authorize rail cars containing Class 3 and Class 9 hazardous materials to remain standing while connected without the physical presence of an unloader. (mode 2).
12825-NRSPA-01-10535United States Marine Safety Association, Colorado Springs, CO49 CFR 173.301(i)To authorize the transportation of foreign life rafts equipped with non-DOT specification cylinders, (mode 1).
12826-NRSPA-01-10547Environmental Packaging Technologies, Inc., Atkinson, NH49 CFR 173.12(b)(2)(i)To authorize the manufacture, marking, sale and use of certain UN 11G intermediate bulk containers (cubic yard boxes) for use as the outer packaging for paint and paint related material. (mode 1).
12827-NRSPA-01-10586Department of Energy (DOE), Washington, DC49 CFR 172.101, 173.56To authorize the transportation in commerce of limited quantities of forbidden explosives by exclusive use motor vehicle in specially designed bomb proof trailers. (mode 1).
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[FR Doc. 01-23431 Filed 9-19-01; 8:45 am]