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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 the 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 August 1, 2005.


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 July 12, 2005.

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
11321-ME.I. Du Pont, Wilmington, DE49 CFR 172.101, Column 7, Special Provisions B14, T3811321To modify the exemption to authorize additional materials of construction and thickness requirements for the cargo and portable tanks transporting a Class 8 material.
11380-MBaker Atlas (a division of Baker Hughes, Inc.), Houston, TX49 CFR 173.302a(a); 178.3711380To modify the exemption to authorize a new tank assembly design of the non-DOT specification cylinders transporting Division 2.1 materials.
11917-MRSPA-97-2741ITW Sexton, Decatur, AL49 CFR 173.304(a)11917To modify the exemption to authorize an increase in diameter of the non-DOT specification, non-refillable steel cyclinders for the transportation of Division 2.1 materials.
12929-MRSPA-03-14412Matheson Tri-Gas, East Rutherford, NJ49 CFR 173.301(1)12929To modify the exemption to authorize the optional use of pressure relief devices on certain domestic shipments for the transportation of certain Division 2.3 materials.
13192-MRSPA-03-14315Onyx Environmental Services, L.L.C., Flanders, NJ49 CFR 173.12(b)13192To modify the exemption to remove relief that is now provided in the Hazardous Materials Regulations and authorize higher quantity limits for segregation of certain hazardous materials.
13484-MRSPA-04-17297Air Liquide Industrial U.S. LP (formerly: Air Liquide America L.P.), Houston, TX49 CFR 172.302(c); 177.83413484To modify the exemption to authorize an increased inspection interval by a designated employee from 15 minutes to 1 hour for on-site loading operations of DOT Specification cargo tanks.
13977-MRSPA-05-20129Aethra Aviation Technologies, Farmingdale, NY49 CFR 173.302a; 175.313977To reissue the exemption previously issued on an emergency basis for the transportation of a Division 2.2 and Class 9 material in certain cylinders that are charged in excess of their marked pressure used as components in aircraft.
14171-MPHMSA-05-20832NASA, Houston, TX49 CFR 173.301(f)14171To reissue the exemption originally issued on an emergency basis for the transportation of a Division 2.2 material in non-DOT specification cylinders without pressure relief devices.
14193-MHoneywell, Morristown, NJ49 CFR 173.31314193To reissue the exemption originally issued on an emergency basis for the transportation of non-DOT specification IMO Type 5 portable tanks, mounted in an ISO frame, containing certain Division 2.2 and 2.3 materials.
14194-MPHMSA-05-21246Zippo Manufacturing Corporation, Bradford, PA49 CFR 173.21, 173.24, 173.27, 173.308, 175.5, 175.10, 175.30, 175.3314194To reissue the exemption originally issued on an emergency basis for the transportation of Zippo lighters in special travel containers in checked luggage on commercial passenger-carrying aircraft.
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[FR Doc. 05-13953 Filed 7-14-05; 8:45 am]