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AGENCY:

Office of Hazardous Materials Safety, 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 (October to October 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 February 3, 2015.

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
9847-MFIBA Technologies, Inc. (FIBA) Millbury, MA49 CFR 180.209(a), 180.205(c), (f), (g) and (i), 173.302a(b)(2), (3), (4) and (5), and 180.213To modify the special permit so that alternative certifications may be authorized for personnel responsible for performing cylinder retesting.
12661-MUnited Parcel Service, Inc. Atlanta, GA49 CFR 172.202, 172.203(c), (k) and (m), 172.301, 172.400, and 172.302(c)To modify the special permit to authorize Division 6.2 materials.
15985-MSpace Exploration Technologies Corp. (Space X) Hawthorne, CA49 CFR part 172 and 173To modify the special permit to authorize the transportation of hazardous materials by cargo vessel.
NEW SPECIAL PERMIT GRANTED
16039-NUTLX Manufacturing LLC Alexandria, LA49 CFR 173.314(d)To authorize the manufacture, marking, sale and use of non-DOT specification tank cars for the transportation in commerce of anhydrous ammonia. (mode 2)
16137-NDiversified Laboratory Repair Gaithersburg, MD49 CFR 49 CFR 173.196To authorize the transportation in commerce of certain infectious substances in special packagings (freezers). (mode 1)
16118-NToyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. Torrance, CA49 CFR 173.301(a)(1)To authorize the transportation in commerce of Hydrogen, compressed in non-DOT specification pressure containers. (modes 1, 2, 3, 4)
16191-NSolvay Fluorides LLC Houston, TX49 CFR 173.205To authorize the transportation in commerce of Iodine Pentafluoride in a non-DOT specification welded, steel non-bulk packaging designed and constructed in accordance with Section VIII Division 1 of the ASME Code. (modes 1, 2, 3)
16307-NCroman Corporation White City, OR49 CFR 172.101 Hazardous Materials Table Columns (8C) and (9B), 173.242, 175.310To authorize the transportation in commerce of certain Class 3 hazardous materials contained in non-DOT specification packaging of up to 500 gallon capacity by 14 CFR part 133 Rotorcraft External Load Operations transporting Class 3 hazardous materials attached to or suspended from a cargo aircraft when other means of transportation is not practicable. (mode 4)
16188-NUTLX Manufacturing LLC Alexandria, LA49 CFR 179.100-4 and 179.100-12(b)To authorize the manufacture, marking, sale and use of DOT 120J100W and 120J200W tank cars for transportation of Class 3 flammable and combustible liquids. (mode 2)
EMERGENCY SPECIAL PERMIT GRANTED
10427-MAstrotech Space Operations LLC Titusville, FL49 CFR 173.61(a), 173.301(g), 173.302(a), 173.336, and 177.848(d)To modify the special permit to authorize additional launch vehicles and increase the amount of Anhydrous ammonia to 120 pounds. (model 1)
16273-NLohman Helicopter, LLC. Kendrick, ID49 CFR 172.101 Table Column (9B), 172.200, 172.204(c)(3), 172.300, 173.27(b)(2), 175.75, 178To 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)
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MODIFICATION SPECIAL PERMIT WITHDRAWN
13359-MBASF Corporation Florham Park, NJ49 CFR 173.301(f)(6), and 173.302aTo modify the special permit to authorize a UN certified pressure vessel.
10427-MAstrotech Space Operations, Inc. Titusville, FL49 CFR 173.61(a), 173.301(g), 173.302(a), 173.336, and 177.848(d)To modify the special permit to authorize additional launch vehicles and increase the amount of Anhydrous ammonia to 120 pounds.
NEW SPECIAL PERMIT WITHDRAWN
16332-NNalco Company Naperville, IL49 CFR 172.302(c), 178.705(c)(1)To authorize the transportation in commerce of certain existing UN 31A IBCs manufactured of stainless steel and modified with a lid manufactured of Linear Medium Density Polyethylene. (modes 1, 2, 3)
16370-NActionSportGames USA Inc. Moorpark, CA49 CFR 173.304aTo authorize the transportation in commerce of UN1978 product marked as UN1950 to Denmark. (modes 1,3)
16363-NCAL FIRE-Office of the State Fire Marshal Sacramento, CA49 CFR None providedTo authorize the transportation in commerce of fireworks packaged in alternative packagings.
EMERGENCY SPECIAL PERMIT WITHDRAWN
16360-NDynaEnergetics US, Inc. Lakeway, TX49 CFR 173.56To authorize the transportation in commerce of Division 1.2 explosives without classification and approval. (modes 1, 2, 3)
DENIED
15832-MRequest by Baker Petrolite Corporation (BPC) Sugar Land, TX January 08, 2015. To modify the special permit to authorize an additional tank design.
14617-MRequest by Western International Gas & Cylinders, Inc. Bellville, TX January 30, 2015. To modify the special permit to add certain DOT 3AL seamless aluminum cylinders manufactured of aluminum alloy 6351, DOT 3BN, and cylinders manufactured in accordance with DOT-SP 9001, 9370, 9421, 9706, 9791, 9909, 10047, 10869 and 11692.
14569-MRequest by Northland Services Inc. Seattle, WA January 14, 2015. To modify the special permit to segregate Class 1 explosives from other hazardous materials when stowed on deck.
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