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Notice of actions on Special Permit Applications.


In accordance with the procedures governing the application for, and the processing of, special permits from the Department of Transportation's Hazardous Material Regulations (49 CFR Part 107, Subpart B), notice is hereby given of the actions on special permits applications in (July to July 2012). The mode 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 Special Permits. It should be noted that some of the sections cited were those in effect at the time certain special permits were issued.

Issued in Washington, DC, on August 7, 2012.

Donald Burger,

Chief, Special Permits and ii ovals Branch.

S.P. No.ApplicantRegulation(s)Nature of special permit thereof
15258-MAir Products and Chemicals, Inc. Tamaqua, PA49 CFR 180.205 and 173.302aTo modify the special permit to authorize additional cylinders which may be tested by the untrasonic test method.
14175-MThe Linde Group, Murray Hill, NJ49 CFR 180.209To modify the special permit to authorize additional Division 2.2 gases.
14924-MExplosive Service International Ltd., Baton Rouge, LA49 CFR 176.144(e), § 176.145(b), § 176.137(b)(7), §  176.63(e), § 176.83; § 176.116(e); § 176.120; § 176.138(b); § 176.164(e); § 176.178(b)To modify the special permit to waive the requirement for a fire pump under § 176.64(e).
15220-MGasCon (Pty) Ltd, Cape Town, South Africa49 CFR 178.274(b) 178.277(b)(1)To modify the special permit to increase the water capacity from 17000 liters (4500 USWG) liters min; to 45000 liters (11888 USWG) max.
11458-MCostco Wholesale, Issaquah, WA49 CFR 172.203(a) and 173.156(b)To modify the special permit to authorize transportation in commerce as a limited quantity in addition to ORM-D.
10232-MITW Sexton, Deccatur, AL49 CFR 173.304, 178.33(a)To modify the special permit to authorize a higher burst pressure.
14978-MAir Products and Chemicals, Inc., Allentown, PA49 CFR 173.181(c)(1)To modify the special permit by removing the references to the drawings of the inner packaging.
11836-MHydrite Chemical Co., Brookfield, WI49 CFR 173.24; 173.203To modify the special permit by authorizing use of a UN 3H1 drum.
15661-MPyrotechnique by Grucci (PbG) Brookhaven, NY49 CFR, 49 CFR 173.52, 49 CFR 173.50To modify the special permit by authorizing additional containers of unapproved fireworks to be transported.
15515-NNational Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Houston, TX49 CFR 173.302a, 173.301(0(1), 173.301(h)(3), 173.302(f)(2) and 173.302(f)(4)To authorize the transportation in commerce of a non-DOT specification cylinder further packed in an ATA-300 Category 1 outer packaging. (modes 1, 2, 3, 4).
15593-NITW Sexton, Decatur, AL49 CFR 173.304a(d)(3), 178.33(a)(8)To authorize the manufacture, marking and sale of a non-DOT specification container to be used for the transportation in commerce of UN 1075. (modes 1, 2, 3, 4).
15615-NAmerican Promotional Events, Inc.—East d/b/a TNT Fireworks Florence, AL49 CFR 171.8To authorize the transportation in comerce of UNO336 Fireworks in UN4G packaging with a capacity greater than 450 liters. (mode 1).
15617-NVeolia ES Technical Solutions, L.L.C. Flanders, NJ49 CFR 173.192, § 177.848To authorize the transportation in commerce of waste phosgene in alternative packaging being transported to a disposal facility without meeting the segregation requirements for Division 2.3 gas Zone A materials within the transport vehicle. (mode 1).
15666-NThe Procter & Gamble Manufacturing Company West Chester, OH49 CFR 49 CFR 172.101, Appendix B, Paragraph 5Request to except a marine pollutant from being regulated as a marine pollutant. (modes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5).
15652-NVertical Solutions LLC, Valdez, AK49 CFR 172.101 Column(9B), 172.204(c)(3), 173.27(b)(2), 172.200, 172.300, Part 173, 175.30(a)(1) and 175.75To authorize the transportation in commerce of certain hazardous materials by 14 CFR Part 133 Rotorcraft External Load Operations transporting hazardous materials attached to or suspended from an aircraft, in remote areas of the U.S. only, without being subject to hazard communication requirements, quantity limitations and certain loading and stowage requirements. (mode 4).
15665-NAirgas Nor Pac Vancouver, WA49 CFR 173.3(e)To authorize the transportation in commerce of a DOT Specification 4AA cylinder containing anhydrous ammonia that developed a leak and is equipped with a Chlorine Institute Kit “A” to prevent leakage during transportation. (mode 1).
15667-NVolga Dnepr—UNIQUE AIR CARGO, Inc Ulyanovsk49 CFR 172.101 Column (9B), 172.204(c)(3), 173.27, and 175.30(a)(1)To authorize the transportation in commerce of certain Division 1.2 explosives that are forbidden for transportation by cargo only aircraft (mode 4).
15494-NJohnson Controls Battery Group, Inc., Milwaukee, WI49 CFR 173.159To authorize the transportation in commerce of certain actively leaking lead acid batteries in a special overpack by motor vehicle. (mode 1).
15553-NRequest by Best Sanitizers, Inc. Walton, KY July 25, 2012. To authorize the transportation of non-bulk combination packages of medical grade instrument sanitizer and disinfectant materials using custom inner packagings placed within a strong outer fiberboard box.
15621-NRequest by Pacific Consolidated Industries, LLC Riverside, CA July 25, 2012. To authorize the transportation in commerce of brass-lined filament wound cylinders identified as Mobile Oxygen Storage Tanks filled with certain Division 2.1 and 2.2 gases.
15643-NRequest by Hunter Well Science Arlington, TX July 25, 2012. To authorize the transportation in commerce Sulfur hexafluoride, UN 1080 as limited quantity in a non-specification cylinder.
15662-NRequest by Department of State Washington, DC July 13, 2012. To authorize transportation in commerce of batteries without externally marking the outer package.

[FR Doc. 2012-19832 Filed 8-15-12; 8:45 am]