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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 Material Regulation (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 28, 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 October 23, 2001.

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
12838-NRSPA-01-10859City Machine & Welding, Inc., Amarillo, TX49 CFR 173.302, 173.34To authorize the transportation in commerce of certain DOT Specification 3AA, 3AAX and 3T cylinders which have been alternatively ultrasonically retested. (modes 1, 2, 3)
12840-NRSPA-01-10858GreenField Compression, Inc., Richardson, TX49 CFR 173.314To authorize the transportation in commerce of DOT-107A specification seamless steel tank car tanks containing hydrogen, compressed, Division 2.1. (mode 1)
12841-NRSPA-01-10860FIBA Technologies, Inc., Westboro, MA49 CFR 172.101, 178.338-10, 178.338-13, 178.338-2(c), 178.338-6(a), 178.338-9(b)To authorize the manufacture, marking, sale and use of an IMO Type 7/US DOT MC 338 tank permanently fitted within an ISO frame for use in transporting various hazardous materials. (modes 1, 2)
12842-NRSPA-01-10751Giant Resource Recovery Aerosols, Inc. (GRR), Summerville, SC49 CFR 175.10(b)(2)To authorize the transportation in commerce of aerosols, in specially designed containers for use in transporting Division 2.1 and 2.2 gases to collection site for recycling. (mode 1)
12843-NRSPA-01-10752United States Enrichment Corporation, Bethesda, MD49 CFR 173.420(a) (b) & (c)To authorize the transportation in commerce of 48X and 48Y cylinders, which deviate from the ANSI 14.1 standards, containing uranium hexafluoride, Class 7. (modes 1, 3)
12844-NRSPA-01-10753Delphi Automotive Systems, Troy, MI49 CFR 173.301(h), 173.302(a), 175.3To authorize the manufacture, marking, sale and use of non-DOT specification pressure vessels for use as components of automobile vehicle safety systems. (mode 1)
12845-N4.Quantas Airways Limited, Los Angeles, CA49 CFR 175.10(b)(2)To authorize the transportation in commerce of cylinders containing medical use compressed oxygen that exceed the present quantity limitation. (mode 5)
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[FR Doc. 01-27136 Filed 10-26-01; 8:45 am]