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Office of Hazardous Materials Safety; Notice of Applications for Modification of Exemption

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Research and Special Programs Administration, DOT.


List of applications for modification of exemption.


In accordance with the procedures governing the application for, and the processing of, exemptions from the Department of Transportation's Hazardous Material Regulations (49 CFR part 107, subpart B), notice is hereby given that the Office of Hazardous Materials Safety has received the application described herein. This notice is abbreviated to expedite docketing and public notice. Because the sections affected, modes of transportation, and the nature of application have been shown in earlier Federal Register publications, they are not repeated here. Request of modifications of exemptions (e.g. to provide for additional hazardous materials, packaging design changes, additional mode of transportation, etc.) are described in footnotes to the application number. Application numbers with the suffix “M” denote a modification request. Their applications have been separated from the new application for exemption to facilitate processing.


Comments must be received on or before December 28, 2004.

Address Comments to:

Record 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 number.

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Copies of the applications are available for inspection in the Records Center, Nassif Building, 400 7th Street SW., Washington DC, or at

This notice of receipt of applications for modification of exemption 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 December 6, 2004.

R. Ryan Posten,

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

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Modification Exemptions

Application No.Docket No.ApplicantRegulation(s) affectedModification of exemptionNature of exemption thereof
7774-MPipe Recovery Systems, Inc. Houston, TX49 CFR 172.301(c); 173.228(a); 175.37774To modify the exemption to extend the length of the non-DOT specification nonrefillable seamless cylinder to 84 inches.
8826-MPhoenix Air Group, Inc. Cartersville, GA49 CFR 172.101; 172.204(c)(3); 173.27; 175.30(a)(1); 175.320(b)8826To modify the exemption to provide relief from certain reporting requirements during operation of cargo only aircraft when transporting explosives.
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9969-MKin-Tek Laboratories, Inc. La Marque, TX49 CFR Subparts C, E and F of Part 1729969To modify the exemption to authorize an alternative diffusing end to the non-DOT specification inner receptacle.
11388-MNalco Company (formerly ONDEO Nalco Company) Naperville, IL.49 CFR 173.24311388To modify the exemption to authorize the transportation of additional Class 3 materials in DOT Specification 57 portable tanks.
11537-MChemStation International, Inc. Dayton, OH49 CFR 177.834(h)11537To modify the exemption to authorize the transportation of a Class 3 and additional Class 8 material and use of an alternative monitoring method for the DOT Specification UN31H2 or UN31HA1 IBCs without removing the IBC from the vehicle on which it is transported.
11654-MCelanese Ltd. (formerly Celanese Chemicals) Dallas, TX49 CFR 172.203(a); 173.31(c)(1); 179.1311654To modify the exemption to authorize the transportation of an additional Class 3 material in DOT Class 105S tank cars.
11769-MLos Angeles Chemical Company South Gate, CA49 CFR 177.834(h)11769To modify the exemption to authorize the transportation of an additional Division 5.1 material in UN Intermediate Bulk Containers (IBCs) without removing the IBC from the vehicle.
13192-MRSPA-03-14315Pollution Control Industries, Inc. East Chicago, IN49 CFR 173.12(b)13192To modify the exemption to provide additional relief from the stowage and segregation requirements for all hazardous materials shipped in a lab pack.
13488-MRSPA-04-17301FABER INDUSTRIES SPA (U.S. Agent: Kaplan Industries, Maple Shade, NJ)49 CFR 173.301(a)(1); 173.301(a)(2); 173.302a(a)(1) and 178.3713488To modify the exemption to authorize the use of an alternative size Charpy V-notch specimen and relief from the flawed burst test requirements for non-DOT specification cylinders.
13577-MRSPA-04-18710Scott Medical Products, a division of Scott Specialty Gases, Inc. Plumstreadville, PA49 CFR 173.306(a)(3)(ii); 173.306(a)(3)(v)13577To modify the exemption to authorize the use of an alternative valve neck closure for the non-DOT specification inside metal containers.
13976-MRSPA-04-19464Osmose Utilities Services, Inc. Buffalo, NY49 CFR 172.504(a)13976To reissue the exemption originally issued on an emergency basis for the transportation of certain UN Standard combination packages which contain a Division 6.1 material in utility vehicles that are not placarded.
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[FR Doc. 04-27229 Filed 12-10-04; 8:45 am]