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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 herby given that the Office of Hazardous Start Printed Page 36065Materials 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 June 21, 2002.


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 application 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 May 16, 2002.

R. Ryan Posten,

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

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Application No.Docket No.ApplicantRegulation(s) affectedNature of Exemption thereof
12988-NRSPA-02-12215Air Products & Chemicals, Inc., Allentown, PA49 CFR 173.304To authorize the transportation in commerce of a non-DOT specification cylinder for use in transporting hydrogen chloride, anhydrous, Division 2.3. (modes 1, 3)
12990-NRSPA-02-12218Technifab Products, Inc., Brazil, IN49 CFR 178.57(1)To authorize the manufacture, mark, sale and use of cryogenic tanks equipped with alternative openings and testing criteria for use in transporting hazardous materials. (mode 1)
12991-NRSPA-02-12219General Plastics Manufacturing Company, Tacoma, WA49 CFR 174.64 (i) & (j)To authorize rail cars to remain connected while standing without the physical presence of an unloader. (mode 2)
12994-NRSPA-02-12221Air Liquide American Corporation, Houston, TX49 CFR 173.34(d)To authorize the transportation in commerce of certain DOT specification cylinders and cylinders manufactured to a foreign specification without pressure relief devices. (modes 1, 3)
12995-NRSPA-02-12220The Dow Chemical Company, Midland, MI49 CFR 173.306(a)(3)(v)To authorize the transportation in commerce of inner metal receptacles which have been subjected to an alternative testing procedure for use in transporting limited quantities of compressed gases. (modes 1, 2, 3, 4)
12997-NRSPA-02-12214Albemarle Corporation, Baton Rouge, LA49 CFR 173.24(g)(4)To authorize the transportation in commerce of hazardous materials in a vented bulk packaging (an intermediate bulk container) when venting is not authorized. (modes 1, 2, 3)
12998-NRSPA-02-12278Safety-Kleen Services, Inc., Columbia, SC49 CFR 173.12(b)(1)To authorize the transportation in commerce of non-waste material from one location to another location for various customers in lab packs. (mode 1)
13001-NRSPA-02-12282The J.C. Smith Co., San Saba, TX49 CFR 178.346To authorize the transportation in commerce of a non-DOT specification tank similar to a DOT 406 for use in transporting various hazardous materials. (mode 1)
13010-NContinuum Chemical Corporation, Houston, TX49 CFR 173.243To authorize the manufacture, mark, sale and use of certain non-DOT specification cargo tanks for transporting hazardous wastes. (mode 1)
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[FR Doc. 02-12737 Filed 5-21-02; 8:45 am]