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

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Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety 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” demote a modification request. These applications have been separated from the new application for exemption to facilitate processing.


Comments must be received on or before April 29, 2005.

Address Comments To: Record Center, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety 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 April 11, 2005.

R. Ryan Posten,

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

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Modification Exemptions

Application numberDocket numberApplicantRegulation(s) affectedModification of exemptionNature of exemption thereof
11244-MSupercritical Thermal Systems, Inc. (formerly Aerospace Design & Development, Inc.), Longmont, CO49 CFR 173.316(c); 178.5711244To modify the exemption to authorize an alternative outer shell material for the non-DOT specification titanium alloy cylinder transporting a Division 2.2 material.
11281-ME.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, Wilmington, DE49 CFR 172.101, Column 7, Special Provisions B14, T3811281To modify the exemption to authorize the use of an additional portable tank specification and the transportation of an additional Class 8 material.
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11903-MRSPA-97-2604Comptank Corporation, Bothwell, ON49 CFR 107.503(b); 172.102(c)(3), SP B15, B23, B30, B32,; 173.241; 173.242; 173.243; 178.340; 178.342; 178.343; 180.405; 180.413(d)11903To modify the exemption to allow for alternative carog tank designs from the referenced drawings provided they are certified by a design certifying engineer.
12412-MRSPA-2000-6827Hawkins, Inc., Minneapolis, MN49 CFR 177.834(h); 172.203(a); 172.302(c)12412To modify the exemption to allow the transportation and unloading of certain UN IBC and DOT Specification portable tanks containing incompatible materials on the same motor vehicle.
12842-MRSPA-01-10751Onyx Environmental Services, L.L.C., Flanders, NJ49 CFR 173.156(b)12842To modify the exemption to authorize a reoffering provision of the package to a non-holder of the exemption and transportation of Division 2.1 and Division 2.2. materials to an alternative disposal facility.
13245-MRSPA-03-15985Piper Metal Forming Corporation (Formerly Quanex), New Albany, MS49 CFR 173.302(a)(1); 175.313245To modify the exemption to authorize the use of non-refillable, non-DOT specification cylinders for all gases approved for shipment in DOT-3AL Specification cylinders.
13323-MRSPA-03-16488U.S. Department of the Interior/U.S. Geological Survey, Woods Hole, MA49 CFR 173.302a13323To modify the exemption to authorize an alternative higher pressure-rated cover for the non-DOT specification cylinders transporting a Division 2.1 material.
13548-MRSPA-04-17545Battery Council International (BCI)49 CFR 173.15913548To modify the exemption to authorize alternative classifications for the transportation of battery fluid, acid.
13598-MRSPA-04-18706Jadoo Power Systems Inc., Folsom, CA49 CFR 173.301(a)(1), (d) and (f)13598To modify the exemption to authorize an increased maximum water capacity to 3.25 pounds for the hydride canister design and the use of UN4G fiberboard boxes.
14145-MPHMSA-05-20834T-AKE Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, DC49 CFR 176.11614145To reissue the exemption originally issued on an emergency basis for the transportation of certain Class 1 materials by vessel and provide relief from the general stowage requirements for Class 1 materials.
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[FR Doc. 05-7529 Filed 4-13-05; 8:45 am]