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Notice of Applications for Modification of Special Permit

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List of applications for modification of special permits.


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 that the Office of Hazardous Materials Safety has received the applications 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. Requests for modification of special permits (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. These applications have been separated from the new application for special permits to facilitate processing.


Comments must be received on or before December 13, 2012.

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 special permit number.


Copies of the applications are available for inspection in the Records Center, East Building, PHH-30, 1200 New Jersey Avenue Southeast, Washington, DC or at

This notice of receipt of applications for modification of special permit 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)).

Issued in Washington, DC, on November 13, 2012.

Donald Burger,

Chief, General Approvals and Permits.

Application No.Docket No.ApplicantRegulation(s) affectedNature of special permit thereof
10964-MKidde Aerospace & Defense Wilson, NC49 CFR 173.302(a); 175.3To modify the permit to authorize a rework procedure to allow fire extinguishers which were “steel stamped” to be returned to within original specifications.
14003-MINOCOM Inc. Riverside, CA49 CFR 173.302(a)(1), 173.304(a) and 180.205To modify the special permit by replacing the current CFFC gunfire test with the ISO-11119-2 gunfire test for cylinders with diameter of 120 mm or less.
14951-MLincoln Composites Lincoln, NE49 CFR 173.302aTo modify the special permit to authorize an alternative fire protection system.
15461-MKidde Products High Bentham49 CFR 171.23To modify the special permit to extend the expiration date and add an additional location to the authorized shipment locations.
15634-MSodaStream USA Cherry Hill, NJ49 CFR 171.2(k)To modify the special permit to authorize rail, freight, cargo vessel, cargo aircraft, and passenger aircraft as additional modes of transportation.
15647-MThunderbird Cylinder, Inc. Phoenix, AZ49 CFR 179.7 and 180.505To reissue the special permit originally issued on an emergency basis for retesting of certain DOT Specification and non-DOT Specification multi unit tank car tanks.
15689-MAVL Test Systems Inc. Plymouth, MI49 CFR 172.200, 177.834To reissue the special permit originally issued on an emergency basis and add rail freight as an additional mode of transportation authorized.

[FR Doc. 2012-28588 Filed 11-27-12; 8:45 am]