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AGENCY:

Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), DOT.

ACTION:

Notice of actions on special permit applications.

SUMMARY:

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 (February to February 2014). 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.

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Issued in Washington, DC, on March 19, 2014.

Donald Burger,

Chief, Special Permits and Approvals Branch.

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S.P. No.ApplicantRegulation(s)Nature of special permit thereof
Modification Special Permit Granted
11947-MPatts Fabrication, Inc. Midland, TX49 CFR 173.202; 173.203; 173.241; 173.242To modify the special permit to authorize additional Class 3 and 8 materials.
14232-MLuxfer Gas Cylinders, Riverside, CA49 CFR 173.302a(a), 173.304a(a), and 180.205To modify the special permit to authorize a 30 year service life as specified in ISO 11119-2 and update the acceptance criteria.
New Special Permit Granted
15869-NMercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) Montvale, NJ49 CFR 172.102, Special Provision A54To authorize the transportation in commerce of lithium batteries exceeding the 35 Kg maximum weight authorized for transportation by cargo air. (mode 4)
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15870-NRam Systems, Jefferson, OR49 CFR 49 CFR Table § 172.101, Column(9B), § 172.204(c)(3), § 173.27(b)(2), § 175.30(a)(1), § 172.200, 172.300, and 172.400To 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 US only, without being subject to hazard communication requirements, quantity limitations and certain loading and stowage requirements. (mode 4)
15864-NAgfa HealthCare Corporation, Greenville, SC49 CFR 173.213To authorize the transportation of an Environmentally hazardous substance in non-DOT specification packaging. (modes 1, 4)
15881-NChart Industries, Inc., Ball Ground, GA49 CFR 180.211(c)(2)(i)To authorize the repair of certain DOT 4L cylinders without requiring pressure testing. (mode 1)
15873-NJiangXi Oxygen Plant Co., Ltd., Jiangxi Province49 CFR 178.274(b) and 178.276(b)(1)To authorize the manufacture, marking, sale and use of UN portable tanks conforming to portable tank code 150 that have been designed, constructed and stamped in accordance with Section VIII, Division 2 of the ASME Code for the transportation in commerce Division 2.1 and 2.2 materials. (modes 1, 2, 3, 4)
15874-NSummit Helicopter, Incorporated, Pacoima, CA49 CFR 49 CFR Table § 172.101, Column (9B), § 172.204(c)(3), § 173.27(b)(2) § 175.30(a)(1) § 172.200, 172.300, and 172.400To 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 US only, without being subject to hazard communication requirements, quantity limitations and certain loading and stowage requirements. (mode 4)
15876-NJiangXi Oxygen, Plant Co., Ltd., Jiangxi Province49 CFR 178.274(b) and 178.276(b)(1)To authorize the manufacture, marking, sale and use of UN portable tanks conforming to portable tank code T50 that have been designed, constructed and stamped in accordance with Section VIII, Division 1 of the ASME Code with a design margin of 3.5:1 for the transportation in commerce Division 2.1 and 2.2 materials. (modes 1, 2, 3, 4)
15987-NTG Missouri Corp., Perryville, MO49 CFR 173.301(a)(1), 173.302(a)(1), 178.65(f)(2), and 178.65(i)(3)To authorize the manufacture, mark, sale and use of non-DOT specification cylinders for use as components of automotive vehicle safety systems. (modes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5)
16002-NSky Aviation, Inc., Worland, WY49 CFR 175.9(a)To authorize the transportation in commerce of certain hazardous materials by external load. (mode 4)
Emergency Special Permit Granted
15652-MVertical Solutions LLC, Valdez, AK49 CFR 172.101 Column (9B), 172.204(c)(3), 173.27(6)(2), 172.200, 172.300, Part 173, 175.30(a)(1) and 175.75To authorize additional Class 1.1 and 1.4 explosives to be transported to remote areas for avalanche relief. (mode 4)
16090-NArkema, Inc., King of Prussia, PA49 CFR 173.227To authorize the transportation in commerce of a TIH hazmat in non-approved spec packages overpacked in 85 gallon steel drums. (mode 1)
16083-NLinde Gas, North America LLC, NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ49 CFR 171.23(a)(1) and (3)To authorize the transportation in commerce of certain non-DOT specification foreign cylinders containing Dichlorosilane by motor vehicle and cargo vessel. (modes 1, 3)
16077-NSDV Logistique, Internationale, Colomiers49 CFR 49 CFR Parts 106, 107 and 171-180The purpose of this letter is to request a Special Permit and/or Competent Authority Approval only for transporting the forbidden HazMat—the Anhydrous Ammonia (UN 1005) which is contained in the heat pipes of the satellite as per description detailed in the packing approval certificate no. 13-020 enclosed. This document was granted by French competent authority the DGAC. This approval issued by the French Government authorize the carriage by air of the Anhydrous Ammonia in the heatpipes within the satellite, as well as the other dangerous goods in the approved packaging and quantities that are listed on the Shippers Declaration for Dangerous Goods. We confirm that all other items are not forbidden and are within quantity limits as per IATA dangerous goods regulations. (mode 4)
Emergency Special Permit Withdrawn
16085-NBrenntag, Mid-South, Inc., Henderson, KY49 CFR 173.3(e)(2)To authorize a new adjustable bar assembly kit for chlorine cylinders.
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Denied
15961-NRequest by Arktis Radiation Detectors Ltd. Malvern, PA February 26, 2014. To authorize the transportation in commerce of radiation detectors containing a Division 2.2 material that exceed the pressure authorized.
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[FR Doc. 2014-06865 Filed 3-28-14; 8:45 am]

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