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AGENCY:

Research and Special Programs Administration, DOT.

ACTION:

Notice of actions on Exemption Applications.

SUMMARY:

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 of the actions on exemption applications in JULY-SEPTEMBER 2002. The modes of transportation involved are identified 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. Application numbers prefixed by the letters EE represent applications for Emergency Exemptions. It should be noted that some of the sections cited were those in effect at the time certain exemptions were issued.

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Issued in Washington, DC, on December 20, 2002.

R. Ryan Posten,

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

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Application numberExemption numberApplicantRegulation(s) affectedNature of exemption thereof
Modification Exemptions
7657-MDOT-E 7657Welker Engineering Company, Sugar Land, TX49 CFR 173.201, 173.202, 173.203, 173.302(a)(1), 173.304(a)(1), 173.304(b)(1), 175.3To modify the exemption to authorize the transportation of additional Division 2.1, 2.2, 2.3 and Class 3 materials in a non-DOT specification stainless steel cylinder.
7657-MDOT-E 7657Welker Engineering Company, Sugar Land, TX49 CFR 173.201, 173.202, 173.203, 173.302(a)(1), 173.304(a)(1), 173.304(b)(1), 175.3To modify the exemption to authorize the transportation of additional Division 2.1 and 2.2 materials in a non-DOT specification stainless steel cylinders.
8232-MDOT-E 8232National Refrigerants, Inc., Philadelphia, PA49 CFR 173.123(a), 173.315To modify the exemption to authorize the transportation of a Division 2.2 material in non-DOT specification portable tanks.
8915-MDOT-E 8915E.I. DuPont de Nemours and Company, Wilmington, DE49 CFR 173.301(d), 173.302(a)(3), 173.302(a)(5)To modify the exemption to authorize the transportation of an additional Division 2.1 material in a manifolded DOT Specification cylinder.
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9419-MDOT-E 9419FIBA Technologies, Inc., Westboro, MA49 CFR 173.302(c)(2), 173.302(c)(3), 173.302(c)(4), 173.34(e), Part 107, Subpart B, Appendix BTo modify the exemption to authorize the elimination of the annual quantity limitation when performing the acoustic emission testing (AET) on DOT Specification cylinders for the transportation of various Division 2.1 and 2.2 gases.
9508-MDOT-E 9508Callery Chemical Company, Pittsburgh, PA49 CFR 173.202(a)(3), 173.34(e), 175.3To modify the exemption to authorize the transportation of an additional Division 4.3 material in DOT Specification cylinders.
10389-MDOT-E 10389Great Lakes Chemical Corporation, El Dorado, AR49 CFR 174.67(i)To modify the exemption to authorize the transportation of a Division 6.1 and additional Class 8 material in tank cars.
10789-MDOT-E 10789Allied Universal Corporation, Miami, FL49 CFR 173.304(a)(2), 173.34(d), 173.34(e)To modify the exemption to authorize the retest period from 2 to 5 years for non-DOT specification fully open-head steel salvage cylinders and the use of a 3AA480 cylinder for the transportation of Division 2.3 materials.
10985-MDOT-E 10985Georgia-Pacific Corporation, Atlanta, GA49 CFR 174.67(i), (j)To modify the exemption to authorize the transportation of a Division 5.1 material in DOT Specification tank cars.
11262-MDOT-E 11262CAIRE Inc. (Division of CHART Industries), Burnsville, MN49 CFR 173.316(c)(2), 175.3, 178.57-8(c)To modify the exemption to authorize a new non-DOT specification cylinder design for the transportation of Division 2.2 materials used in a liquid oxygen supply system.
11373-MDOT-E 11373Chemical Resources, Inc., Louisville, KY49 CFR 117.848(d)To modify the exemption to authorize for-hire contract carriers the ability to transport Division 4.2 materials on the same vehicle with Class 8 materials.
11379-MDOT-E 11379TRW Automotive, Occupant Safety Systems, Washington, MI49 CFR 173.301(h), 173.302To modify the exemption to authorize extension of the 10-hour lot duration for the non-DOT specification pressure vessels used as components of automobile vehicle safety systems.
11380-MDOT-E 11380Baker Atlas (Houston Technology Center), Houston, TX49 CFR 173.34(d), 178.37-13, 178.37-15, 178.37-5To modify the exemption to authorize a new tank assembly design for the non-DOT specification seamless cylinders transporting Division 2.1 materials.
11401-MDOT-E 11401Agilent Technologies, Inc., Santa Clara, CA49 CFR 172, 173.124, 173.125, 174, 175, 176, 177To modify the exemption to authorize an increase from 6 grams to a maximum of 9 grams of cesium in the inner cylinder device.
11650-MDOT-E 11650Autoliv ASP, Inc., Ogden, UT49 CFR 178.65-9To modify the exemption to authorize an additional design qualification of the non-DOT specification pressure vessel sidewall opening for the transportation of Division 2.2 materials.
11759-MDOT-E 11759Honeywell International, Inc., Morristown, NJ49 CFR 179.15(a)To modify the exemption to authorize the use of an additional specification tank car with increased wall thickness for the transportation of Division 6.1 materials.
11970-MDOT-E 11970ExxonMobil Chemical Company, Houston, TX49 CFR 172.101, 178.245-1(c)To modify the exemption to authorize the use of alternative size non-DOT specification steel portable tanks for the transportation of a Division 4.2 material.
12398-MDOT-E 12398Praxair Inc., Danbury, CT49 CFR 173.34(d), 178.35(e)To modify the exemption to authorize the transportation of Division 2.3 and an additional Division 2.2 material in DOT 3A and 3AA cylinders equipped with an alternative relief device and to add cargo vessel as an additional mode of transportation.
12690-MDOT-E 12690Air Liquide America Corporation, Houston, TX49 CFR 173.304(a)(2), Note 2To modify the exemption to authorize cargo vessel as an additional mode for the transportation of a Division 2.3 material in DOT Specification 3AA steel cylinders.
12844-MDOT-E 12844Delphi Automotive Systems, Troy, MI49 CFR 173.301(h), 173.302(a), 175.3To modify the exemption to authorize relief from the requirement for each non-DOT specification pressure vessel longitudinal weld seam to be 100% radiographically inspected for the transportation of Division 2.2 materials.
12855-MDOT-E 12855Kraton Polymers U.S. LLC, Belpre, OH49 CFR 172.302(c), 173.240To reissue the exemption originally issued on an emergency basis for the transportation of non-DOT specification pressure vessels containing a Class 3 material.
12917-MDOT-E 12917Northwest Ohio Towing & Recovery, Inc., Beaverdam, OH49 CFR 173.242(b)To reissue the exemption originally issued on an emergency basis for the transportation of Class 3 materials in non-DOT specification cargo tanks (aviation refuelers).
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13002-MDOT-E 13002Department of Defense (MTMC), Fort Eustis, VA49 CFR 172.301(c), 173.203(a), 173.306(f)(1)To modify the exemption to reissue the exemption originally issued on an emergency basis for the transportation of Division 2.2 materials in accumulators.
13015-MDOT-E 13015BOC Gases, Murray Hill, NJ49 CFR 172.203(a), 172.301(c), 173.400a(a)(1), 178.35(f)Modification request to provide a transitional period for use of cylinder collars that obscure required markings.
13016-MDOT-E 13016Carrier Transicold, Syracuse, NY49 CFR 172.301(c), 173.24(b)(1)To reissue the exemption originally issued on an emergency basis for the release of a Division 2.2 gas from a DOT Specification cyclinder used in refrigerating equipment.
New Exemptions
12630-NDOT-E 12630Chemetall GmbH Gesellschaft, Langelsheim, DE49 CFR 172.102(a)(2) & (c)(7)(ii)To authorize the transportation in commerce of lithium alkyls, Division 4.2, in non-DOT specification IM 101 portable tanks with an equivalent minimum shell thickness less than that prescribed for the material. (modes 1, 2, 3)
12753-NDOT-E 12753Praxair, Inc., Danbury, CT49 CFR 173.304(a)To authorize the transportation in commerce of certain toxic gases in 3AX and 3AAX cylinders not presently authorized for use in transporting dichlorosilane, Division 2.3. (mode 1)
12872-NDOT-E 12872Southern California Edison, San Clemente, CA49 CFR 173.403To authorize the one-time transportation in commerce of specially designed equipment containing Class 7 radioactive material. (mode 2)
12874-NDOT-E 12874Zomeworks Corporation, Albuquerque, NM49 CFR 171 to 180To authorize the transportation in commerce of machine components that are charged with non-flammable, non-toxic refrigerant gas without packaging or communication requirements. (modes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5)
12953-NDOT-E 12953Westinghouse Electric Company, Pittsburgh, PA49 CFR 173.453(d)To authorize the transportation in commerce of packages of fissile material that exceed the quantities presently authorized. (modes 1, 2)
12955-NDOT-E 12955Air Cruisers Company, Belmar, NJ49 CFR 172.301(c), 173.219(b)(1)To authorize the transportation in commerce of life-saving appliances containing a compressed gas cylinder that is filled in excess of its marked service pressure. (modes 1, 4, 5)
12972-NDOT-E 12972Voltaix, Inc., North Branch, NJ49 CFR 173.301(j)To authorize the transportation in commerce of non-DOT specification cylinders for export containing various compressed gases without pressure relief devices. (modes 1, 3)
12982-NDOT-E 12982Arthur L. Fleener, Ames, IA49 CFR 175.320To authorize the transportation in commerce of Division 1.1 explosives, which are forbidden for shipment by passenger-carrying aircraft to remote areas when no other means of transportation is available. (mode 5)
12994-NDOT-E 12994Air 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-NDOT-E 12995The 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-NDOT-E 12997Albermarle 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)
13020-NDOT-E 13020Bristol Bay Contractors, Inc., King Salmon, AL49 CFR 173.243, 173.315To authorize the transportation in commerce of propane in certain non-specification portable tanks. (modes 1, 2, 3)
13023-NDOT-E 13023Energy Conversion Devices, Inc., Troy, MI49 CFR 173.187To authorize the one-time transportation in commerce of one overpack containing a specially designed device containing a Division 4.2 material that exceeds the maximum quantity limitations. (mode 1)
13025-NDOT-E 13025Southern California Edison, San Clemente, CA49 CFR 173.403, 173.427To authorize the one-time transportation in commerce of specially designed equipment containing Class 7 hazardous materials. (mode 1)
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13027-NDOT-E 13027Hernco Fabrication & Services, Midland, TX49 CFR 173.241, 173.242To authorize the manufacture, mark, sale and use of a packaging consisting of manifolded non-DOT specification tanks for use in transporting certain Class 3 and Class 8 hazardous materials. (mode 1)
13034-NDOT-E 13034ATK-Ammunition Accessories, Inc., Lewiston, ID49 CFR 173.24(c), 173.54(a), 173.62To authorize the transportation in commerce of explosive components, Division 1.4S in specially designed packaging. (mode 1)
13048-NDOT-E 13048Department of Energy/Richland Operations Office, Richland, WA49 CFR 173.244To authorize the one-time, one-way transportation in commerce of a non-DOT specification containment system for waste disposal. (mode 1)
13052-NDOT-E 13052Questar, Inc., North Canton, OH49 CFR 172.301(a), 172.301(c), 172.400(a), 173.173(b)(2), 173.242To authorize the manufacture, marking, sale and use of UN 11G fiberboard intermediate bulk containers for use as the outer packaging for certain waste paints and waste paint related material, Class 3 in 5 gallon pails. (mode 1)
13056-NDOT-E 13056American Type Culture Collection (ATCC), Manassas, VA49 CFR 172, Subpart C, 173.134To authorize the transportation in commerce of certain infectious substances in special packagings. (mode 1)
13057-NDOT-E 13057MINTEQ 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)
13083-NDOT-E 13083Rockwood 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 fexible intermediate bulk containers not to exceed 2,500 lbs. (modes 1, 2, 3)
13092-NDOT-E 13092Aztec Peroxides, L.L.C., Elyria, OH49 CFR 173.225(e)To authorize the transportation in comerce of certain organic peroxides, Division 5.2 in DOT-Specification cargo tanks. (mode 1)
EMERGENCY EXEMPTIONS
EE 8556-MDOT-E 8556Gardner Cryogenics, Lehigh Valley, PA49 CFR 173.318, 176.76(g)(1), 178.338Modification request to add reference to an additional flow diagram. (modes 1, 2)
EE 12955-MDOT-E 12955Air Cruisers49 CFR 172.301(c), 173.219(b)(1)Modification request to provide additional time for cylinders to be re-marked. (modes 1, 4, 5)
EE 12976-MDOT-E 12976University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA49 CFR 172.302(c), 173.196Modification request to provide an additional 90 days due to construction delays. (mode 1)
EE 13014-MDOT-E 13014Acambis Inc., Cambridge, MA49 CFR 173.196, 178.609Modification request to provide additional time to transport smallpox vaccine due to technical delays. (mode 1)
EE 13032-NDOT-E 13032Conax Florida Corp. 2, St. Petersburg, FL49 CFR 178.65To authorize the transportation in commerce of a DOT cylinder as part of a component for a vehicle that is part of the National Missile Defense Program. (mode 1)
EE 13036-NDOT-E 13036Datum, Beverly, MA49 CFR 173.34(d)To authorize the transportation in commerce of a non-DOT specification container for hydrogen. (mode 1)
EE 13042-MDOT-E 13042Department of State, Washington, DC49 CFR 172.101, Table Column 8CEmergency modification request to authorize Tyvek bags as inner packaging for transportation of anthrax contaminated objects. (mode 1)
EE 13065-NDOT-E 13065ShipMate, Inc., Torrance, CA49 CFR 173.166(c)Emergency request to authorize the transportation of air bag modules and seat-belt pretensioners using an abbreviated EX number (i.e., the last two digits of the year rather than using a four digit number to identify the year). (mode 1, 2, 3, 4, 5)
EE 13065-MDOT-E 13065Toyota Motor Sales49 CFR 173.166(c)Emergency request to authorize the transportation of air bag modules and seat-belt pretensioners using an abbreviated EX number (i.e., the last two digits of the year rather than using a four digit number to identify the year). (mode 1, 2, 3, 4, 5)
EE 13067-NDOT-E 13067Kuehne Chemical Company, South Kearney, NJ49 CFR 172.302(c), 179.300-12(b), 179.300-13(a), 179.300-14To authorize the transportation in commerce of a leaking DOT specification multi-unit tank car tank that has been fitted with an emergency “B” kit to prevent leakage during transportation. (mode 1)
EE 13068-NDOT-E 13068Brenntag Mid-South Inc., Springfield, MO49 CFR 172.302(c), 179.300-12(b), 179.300-13(a), 179.300-14To authorize the transportation in commerce of a leaking multi-unit tank car tank that has been fitted with an emergency “B” kit to prevent leakage during transportation. (mode 1)
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EE 13071-NDOT-E 13071JCI Jones Chemcials, Inc., Charlotte, NC49 CFR 173. 49 CFR 172.302(c), 179.300-12(b), 179.300-13(a), 179.300-14To authorize the transportation in commerce of a leaking DOT specification multi-unit tank car tank that has been fitted with an emergency “B” kit prevent leakage (mode 1)
EE13072-NDOT-E 13072JCI Jones Chemicals, Inc., Beech Grove, IN49 CFR 173.302(c), 179.300-12(b), 179.300-13(a), 179.300-14To authorize the transportation in commerce of a leaking DOT multi-unit tank car tank that has been fitt4ed with an emergency “B” kit to prevent leakage during transportation. (mode 1)
EE13073-NDOT-E 13073Alcohol, Tobacco & Firearms, Washington, DC49 CFR 173,56(b), 173.62Emergency request to transport 35 grams of unapproved explosives to an ATF laboratory. (mode 1)
EE13074-NDOT-E 13074Harcross Chemicals Inc., Kansas City, KS49 CFR 173.34(d)Emergency request to transport a DOT3A480 cylinder containing chlorine that has developed a leak and has a Chlorine Institute A Kit applied. (mode 1)
EE13075-NDOT-E 13075Alexander Chemical Corp., LaPorte, IN49 CFR 173.302(c), 179.300-12(b), 179.300-13(a), 179.300-14To authorize the transportation in commerce of a leaking DOT specification multi-unit tank car tank that has been fitted with an emergency “B” kit to prevent leakage during transportation. (mode 1)
EE13079-NDOT-E 13079Atofina Chemicals, Inc., Philadelphia, PA49 CFR 172.400To authorize the transportation in commerce for a one-time shipment of class 9 materials that have been mis-labeled as class 3 flammables. (mode 1)
EE13086-NDOT-E 13086Alexander Chemical Corporation, LaPorte, IN49 CFR 173.34(d)Emergency request to transport a DOT3AA480 cylinder containing chlorine which has developed a leak and is fitting with a Chlorine Institute A Kit. (mode 1)
EE13089-NDOT-E 13089Harcross Chemicals, Inc., Kansas City, KS49 CFR 172.301(c), 173.34(d)Emergency request to transport a DOT 3A480 cylinder containing chlorine that has developed a leak and has a Chlorine Institute A kit applied. (mode 1)
EE13090-NDOT-E 13090JCI Jones Chemicals Inc., Caledonia, NY49 CFR 173.301(c), 173.34(d)To authorize the transportation in commerce of a leaking DOT3A480 cylinder containing chlorine which has an emergency “A” kit applied to prevent leakage during transportation. (mode 1)
EE13093-NDOT-E 13093Kuehne Chemical Company, South Kearny, NJ49 CFR 173.302(c), 179.300-12(b), 179.300-13(a), 179.300-14To authorize the transportation in commerce of a leaking DOT specification multi-unit tank car tank that has been fitted with an emergency “B” kit to prevent leakage during transportation. (mode 1)
EE13094-NDOT-E 13094Airgas Nor Pac, Seattle, WA49 CFR 173.302(c), 179.300-12(b), 179.300-13(a), 179.300-14To authorize the transportation in commerce of a leaking DOT specification multi-unit tank car tank that has been fitted with an emergency “B” kit to prevent leakage during transportation. (mode 1)
EE13095-NDOT-E 13095Ocean Drilling Program, College Station, TX49 CFR 173.302, 175.3Emergency request to transport certain non-DOT specification hydraulic accumulators containing methane. (mode 1)
EE 13096-NDOT-E 13096Hacros Chemicals Inc., Kansas City, KS49 CFR 172.301(c), 173.34(d)Emergency request to transport a DOT 3A480 specification cylinder containing chlorine that has developed a leak and has a Chlorine Institute A kit applied. (mode 1)
EE 13097-NDOT-E 13097Alexander Chemical Corporation, LaPorte, IN49 CFR 172.301(c), 173.34(d)Emergency request to transport a DOT 3AA480 specification cylinder containing chlorine that has developed a leak and has a Chlorine Institute A kit applied. (mode 1)
EE 13098-NDOT-E 13098JCI Jones Chemicals, Inc., Caledonia, NY49 CFR 172.302(c), 179.300-12(b), 179.300-13(a), 179.300-14Emergency request to transport a DOT 106A500 specification multi unit tank car tank containing chlorine that has developed a task and has a chlorine Institute B kit applied. (mode 1)
EE 13099-NDOT-E 13101The Colibri Corporation, Providence, RI49 CFR 172.301(a), 172.301(c), 178.3, 178.33a-9Emergency request to authorize the transportation in commerce of receptable containing flammable gas that are not marked with a specification, and are mis-marked with the proper shipping name and identification number. (mode 1)
EE 13102-NDOT-E 13102Watts Regulator Company, North Andover, MA49 CFR 173.150(b), 173.222(c), 173.306(a), 173.322Emergency request to transport non-DOT specification packagings, with limited quantities of various hazardous materials. (modes 1, 2, 4)
EE 13103-NDOT-E 13103JCI Jones Chemicals Inc., Milford, VA49 CFR 172, Subparts C&G, 172.301(c), 173.34(d)Emergency request to transport a DOT Specification 3A480 cylinder containing chlorine that has developed a leak and is equipped with a Chlorine Institute A kit. (mode 1)
EE 13113-NDOT-E 13113Dow Chemicals, Inc., Kansas City, KS49 CFR 172.302(c), 179.300-12(b), 179.300-13(a), 179.300-14Emergency request to transport a DOT Specification 106A500 multi unit tank car tank containing chlorine which developed a leak in the valve and has a Chlorine Institute B kit applied. (mode 1)
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EE 13113-NDOT-E 13113Dow AgroSciences L.L.C., Indianapolis, IN49 CFR 172.302, 173.243(b) and (c)To authorize the transportation in commerce of a division 6.1 material in DOT specification cargo tanks that are not authorized for that material in the HMR. (mode 1)
EE 13115-NDOT-E 13115Airgas Northeast, Cheshire, CT49 CFR 172.301(c), 173.34(d)Emergency request to transport a DOT specification 4BW240 cylinder containing sulfur dioxide which developed a leak and has a Chlorine Institute A kit applied. (mode 1)
EE 13119-NDOT-E 13119JCI Jones Chemicals Inc., Cadedonia, NY49 CFR 172.301(c), 173.34(d)Emergency request to transport a DOT specification 3A480 cylinder containing sulfur dioxide that has developed a leak and has a Chlorine Institute A kit applied. (mode 1)
EE 13120-NDOT-E 13120JCI Jones Chemicals, Charlotte, NC49 CFR 173.302(c), 179.300-12(b), 179.300-13(a), 179.300-14To authorize the transportation in commerce of a leaking DOT specification multi-unit tank car tank that has been fitted with an emergency “B” kit to prevent leaking during transportation. (mode 1)
EE 13121-NDOT-E 13121Airgas, Corpus Christi, TX49 CFR 172.301(c), 173.34(d)Emergency request to transport a DOT specification 3A480 cylinder containing chlorine that developed a leak and has a Chlorine Institute A kit applied. (mode 1)
EE 13122-NDOT-E 13122DPC Enterprises, Houston, TX49 CFR 172.302(c), 179.300-12(b), 179.300-13(a), 179.300-14Emergency request to transport a DOT specification 106A500X multi unit tank car tank containing sulfur dioxide that developed a leak and has a Chlorine Institute B kit applied. (mode 1)
EE 13123-NDOT-E 13123DPC Enterprises, Houston, TX49 CFR 172.301(c), 173.34(d)Emergency request to transport a DOT specification 3A480 cylinder containing chlorine that developed a leak and has a Chlorine Institute A kit applied. (mode 1)
EE 13125-NDOT-E 13125Allied Universal Corporation, Miami, FL49 CFR 173.302(c), 179.300-12(b), 179.300-13(a), 179.300-14To authorize the transportation in commerce of a leaking ton cylinder that has been fitted with an emergency “B” kit to prevent leakage during transportation. (mode 1)
EE 13126-NDOT-E 13126Univar USA Inc., Twinsburg, OH49 CFR 172.301(c), 173.34(d)Emergency request to transport a DOT specification 3A480 cylinder containing sulfur dioxide that developed a leak and has a Chlorine Institute A kit applied. (mode 1)
EE 13128-NDOT-E 13128Alexander Chemical Co., LaPorte, IN49 CFR 173.34(d)To authorize the transportation in commerce of a leaking cylinder that has been fitted with an emergency “A” kit to prevent leakage during transportation. (mode 1)
EE 13130-NDOT-E 13130DPC Enterprises, Houston, TX49 CFR 173.34(d)To authorize the transportation in commerce of a leaking cylinder that has been fitted with an emergency “A” kit to prevent leakage during transportation. (mode 1)
EE 13131-NDOT-E 13131Airgas-Nor Pac, Inc., Portland, OR49 CFR 173.34(d)To authorize the transportation in commerce of a leaking cylinder that has been fitted with an emergency “A” kit to prevent leakage during transportation. (mode 1)

Denials

10440-MRequest by MASS Systems (A Unit of Ameron Global, Inc.) Baldwin Park, CA to modify the exemption to authorize an alternative maintenance/inspection program for welded austenitic stainless steel non-DOT specification cylinders, conforming with DOT Specification 4DS, for the transportation of Division 2.2 materials denied September 27, 2002.
11759-MRequest by E.I DuPont de Nemours & Company, Inc. Wilmington, DE to modify the exemption to authorize the transportation of a Division 6.1 material in DOT Specification tank cars denied August 6, 2002.
12820-NRequest by Trinity Manufacturing Hamlet, NC 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 denied July 16, 2002.
12845-NRequest by Qantas Airways Limited Los Angeles, CA to authorize the transportation in commerce of cylinders containing medical use compressed oxygen that exceed the present quantity limitation denied September 27, 2002.
13024-NRequest by Sybron Dental Specialties Inc. Orange, CA to authorize the transportation in commerce of specially designed packagings containing metallic mercury, Class 8 in package quantities exceeding one pound with the prescribed marking and labelling denied September 25, 2002.
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