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Research and Special Programs Administration Office of Hazardous Materials Safety; Notice of Delays in Processing of Exemption Applications

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Research and Special Programs Administration, DOT.


List of applications delayed more than 180 days.


In accordance with the requirements of 49 U.S.C. 5117(c), RSPA is publishing the following list of exemption applications that have been in process for 180 days or more. The reason(s) for delay and the expected completion date for action on each application is provided in association with each identified application.

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J. Suzanne Hedgepath, Director, Office of Hazardous Materials, Exemptions and Approvals, Research and Special Programs Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation, 400 Seventh Street, SW, Washington, DC 20590-0001, (202) 366-4535.

Key to “Reasons for Delay”

1. Awaiting additional information from applicant.

2. Extensive public comment under review.

3. Application is technically complex and is of significant impact or precedent-setting and requires extensive analysis.

4. Staff review delayed by other priority issues or volume of exemption applications.

Meaning of Application Number Suffixes

N—New application.

M—Modification request.

PM—Party to application with modification request.

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Issued in Washington, DC, on March 13, 2002.

J. Suzanne Hedgepeth,

Director, Office of Hazardous Materials, Exemptions and Approvals.

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New Exemption Applications

Application No.ApplicantReason for delayEstimated date of completion
11862-NThe BOC Group, Murray Hill, NJ405/31/2002
11927-NAlaska Marine Lines, Inc., Seattle, WA405/31/2002
12353-NMonson Companies, South Portland, ME405/31/2002
12381-NIdeal Chemical & Supply Co., Memphis, TN404/30/2002
12406-NOccidental Chemical Corporation, Dallas, TX403/29/2002
12412-NGreat Western Chemical Company, Portland, OR403/29/2002
12434-NSalmon Air, Salmon, ID404/30/2002
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12440-NLuxfer Inc., Riverside, CA405/31/2002
12456-NBaker Hughes, Houston, TX405/31/2002
12571-NAir Products & Chemicals, Inc., Allentown, PA403/29/2002
12588-NEl Dorado Chemical Co., Creve Ceour, MO405/31/2002
12630-NChemetall GmbH Gesellschaft, Langelsheim, DE403/29/2002
12634-NNorman International, Los Angeles, CA405/31/2002
12648-NStress Engineering Services, Inc., Houston, TX405/31/2002
12661-NUnited Parcel Service (UPS), Atlanta, GA405/31/2002
12690-NAir Liquide America Corporation, Houston, TX404/30/2002
12701-NFuel Cell Components & Intergrators, Inc., Hauppauge, NY104/30/2002
12706-NRaufoss Composites AS, Raufoss, NO405/31/2002
12716-NAir Liquide America Corporation, Houston, TX404/30/2002
12718-NWeldship Corporation, Bethlehem, PA404/30/2002
12741-NThunderbird Cylinder Inc., Phoenix, AZ403/29/2002
12751-NDefense Technology Corporation, Casper, WY403/29/2002
12753-NPraxair, Inc., Danbury, CT404/30/2002
12800-NDepartment of Energy (DOE), Washington, DC404/30/2002
12815-NFMC Corporation, Opelousas, LA404/30/2002
12820-NTrinity Manufacturing Hamlet, NC405/31/2002
12844-NDelphi Automotive Systems, Troy, MI403/29/2002

Modifications to Exemptions

Application No.ApplicantReason for delayEstimated date of completion
4884-MMatheson Tri-Gas, East Rutherford, NJ403/29/2002
6805-MAir Liquide America Corporation, Houston, TX403/29/2002
7007-MAllied Universal Corp, Miami, FL403/29/2002
7060-MFederal Express, Memphis, TN404/30/2002
7277-MStructural Composites Industries, Pomona, CA404/30/2002
8162-MStructural Composites Industries, Pomona, CA405/31/2002
8308-MTradewind Enterprises, Inc., Hillsboro, OR404/30/2002
8308-MAmerican Courier Express Corporation, Miramar, FL404/30/2002
8554-MOrica USA, Inc., Englewood, CO404/30/2002
8718-MStructural Composites Industries, Pomona, CA404/30/2002
9401-MSociete National de Wagon-Reservoirs, 79009 Paris, FR403/29/2002
9884-MPuritan Bennett Corp. (Div. of Tyco Healthcare), Indianapolis, IN403/29/2002
10019-MStructural Composites Industries, Pomona, CA404/30/2002
10832-MAutoliv ASP, Inc., Ogden, UT404/30/2002
11327-MPhoenix Services, Inc., Pasadena, MD404/30/2002
11379-MTRW Automotive Occupant Safety Systems, Washington, MI404/30/2002
11537-MJCI Jones Chemicals, Inc., Milford, VA405/31/2002
11769-MGreat Western Chemical Company, Portland, OR404/30/2002
11769-MGreat Western Chemical Company, Portland, OR404/30/2002
11769-MHydrite Chemical Company, Brookfield, WI405/31/2002
11791-MThe Coleman Company, Inc., Wichita, KS404/30/2002
11850-MAir Transport Association, Washington, DC405/31/2002
11911-MTransfer Flow, Inc., Chico, CA405/31/2002
12065-MPetrolab Company, Latham, NY404/30/2002
12449-MChlorine Service Company, Inc., Kingwood, TX403/29/2002
12599-MVoltaix, Inc., North Branch, NJ405/31/2002
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[FR Doc. 02-6761 Filed 3-19-02; 8:45 am]