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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 Start Printed Page 15796Application” 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 May 1, 2003.


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 March 24, 2003.

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
33208-NProvensis Limited of South Harefield Middlesex, UK49 CFR 171.11(d)(14), 171.11(d)(7), 171.12(b)(17), 173.306(a)(3)(v), part 174, part 177To authorize the transportation in commerce of aerosol containers that have not been subjected to the hot water bath test for use in transporting non-flammable compressed gas. (Modes 1, 2, 3, 4.)
13209-NCorning, Inc., Corning, NY49 CFR 173.21(e), 173.25(a)(1), 180.205(g)To authorize the transportation in commerce of sodium borophydridge, Division 4.3 with various aqueous solutions in specially designed packaging. (Modes 1, 4.)
13211-NAvecia Inc., Wilmington, DE49 CFR 172.101, SP N8To authorize the transportation in commerce of a non-bulk UN standard alternative packaging for use in transporting nitroglycerin solution in alcohol. (Modes 1, 3, 5.)
13212-NSouthern California Edison, San Clemente, CA49 CFR 173.427, 173.465(c), 173.465(d)To authorize the transportation in commerce of three large reactor coolant pumps containing Class 7 radioactive materials and surface contaminated objects. (Mode 1.)
13213-NWashington State Ferries, Seattle, WA49 CFR 172.101(10a)To authorize the transportation in commerce of limited quantities of Class 3, Class 9 and Division 2.1 hazardous materials being stowed on and below deck on passenger ferry vessels transporting motor vehicles, such as recreational vehicles, with attached cylinders of liquefied petroleum gas. (Mode 5.)
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[FR Doc. 03-7710 Filed 3-31-03; 8:45 am]