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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 September 26, 2002.

Address Comments to: 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 Start Printed Page 55061

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 August 22, 2002.

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
13057-NRSPA-02-12819MINTEQ International Inc., Easton, PA49 CFR 172 Subparts D, E & F, 173.24(c) Subparts E&F of Part 173To authorize the transportation in commerce of metal tubing containing hazardous materials to be transported with minimal regulation. (modes 1, 2, 3)
13076-NRSPA-02-12820Pencor Reservoir Fluid Specialists, Broussard, LA49 CFR 173.34(d), 178.35(e)To authorize the transportation in commerce of non-DOT specification cylinders manufactured under DOT-E 11990 without the rupture disk pressure relief device for use in transporting various classes of hazardous materials. (modes 1, 2, 3, 4)
13077-NRSPA-02-12821MacIntyre, Middlebury, VT49 CFR 174.67(i) & (j)To authorize rail cars to remain standing with dry brake on during unloading without the physical presence on an unloader. (mode 2)
13078-NRSPA-02-13000E.I. duPont de Nemours & Co., Wilmington, DE49 CFR 173.31(b)(3)(i), 173.31(b)(4)(i)To authorize the transportation in commerce of tank cars without head and thermal protection for use in transporting Class 2 material. (mode 2)
13080-NRSPA-02-12999Pressed Steel Tank Co., Milwaukee, WI49 CFR 173.300a, 173.301(h), 173.304, 173.34(e)To manufacture, marking, sale and use of non-DOT specification cylinders conforming to the UN-marked cylinder for use in transporting Division 2.3. (modes 1, 2, 3)
13081-NRSPA-02-12998Industrial Equipment & Engineering, Inc., Westlake, LA49 CFR 172.102, 173.243(c), 173.32(c)To authorize the transportation in commerce of Class 8 hazardous materials in certain non-DOT specification portable tanks. (mode 1)
13082-NRSPA-02-12997M&M Oil, Inc., Johns Island, SC49 CFR 178.337-13(d)To authorize the transportation in commerce of non-DOT specification cargo tank for use in Division 2.1 hazardous materials. (mode 1)
13083-NRSPA-02-12994Rockwood Pigments NA, Inc., St. Louis, MO49 CFR 172, 101 (SP IB6 or IP2)To authorize the transportation in commerce of self-heating, solid, organic, n.o.s. in flexible intermediate bulk containers not to exceed 2,500 lbs. (modes 1, 2, 3)
13084-NRSPA-02-12995Schering-Plough Veterinary Operations, Inc., Baton Rouge, LA49 CFR 173.150(f)To authorize the transportation in commerce of flammable liquids, n.o.s. in 75-gallon stainless steel tanks between two facilities with minimal regulation. (mode 1)
13085-NRSPA-02-13041Hercules Incorporated, Parlin, NJ49 CFR 174.67(i) & (j)To authorize rail cars to remain connected while standing without the physical presence of an unloader. (mode 2)
13087-NRSPA-02-13045Superior Oil Company, Inc., Indianapolis, IN49 CFR 173.243(d)(1)(i)To authorize the transportation in commerce of Class 8 material in bulk containers (DOT-57 portable tanks and UN31A/Y intermediate bulk containers). (mode 1)
13088-NRSPA-02-13042Air Products & Chemicals, Inc., Allentown, PA49 CFR 173.192, 173.40, 178.604To authorize the transportation in commerce of Division 2.3, 6.1 & Class 8 hazardous material in specially designed stainless steel containers overpacked in reusable 30-gallon steel containers. (modes 1, 3, 4)
13091-NRSPA-02-13039Entegris, Inc., Chaska, MN49 CFR 172.101 Col. 7 IB3To authorize the manufacture, mark, sale and use of ammonia solutions, Class 8, in intermediate bulk containers. (mode 1)
13092-NRSPA-02-13040Aztec Peroxides, L.L.C., Elyria, OH49 CFR 173.225(e)To authorize the transportation in commerce of certain organic peroxides, Division 5.2 in DOT-Specification cargo tanks. (mode 1)
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[FR Doc. 02-21781 Filed 8-26-02; 8:45 am]