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Hazardous Materials: Notice of Applications for Special Permits

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


List of applications for 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, notice is hereby given that the Office of Hazardous Materials Safety has received the application described Start Printed Page 2724herein. Each mode of transportation for which a particular special permit is requested is indicated 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.


Comments must be received on or before February 20, 2018.


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.

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Ryan Paquet, Director, Office of Hazardous Materials Approvals and Permits Division, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation, East Building, PHH-30, 1200 New Jersey Avenue Southeast, Washington, DC 20590-0001, (202) 366-4535.

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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 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)).

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Issued in Washington, DC, on January 12, 2018.

Donald Burger,

Chief, General Approvals and Permits Branch.

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Application No.ApplicantRegulation(s) affectedNature of the special permits thereof
20598-NCylinder Testing Solutions LLC180.209(a), 180.209(b)To authorize the transportation in commerce of certain hazardous materials in DOT Specification 3AL cylinders manufactured from aluminum alloy 6061-T6 that are requalified every ten years rather than every five years using 100% ultrasound examination. (modes 1, 2)
20599-NALAMEDA COUNTY OFFICES172.320(a), 173.56(b)To authorize the transportation in commerce of lifesaving pyrotechnic marine signal devices to disposal by motor vehicle without the use of a manufacturers EX number. (mode 1)
20602-NTHE BOEING COMPANY173.1To authorize the transportation in commerce of spacecraft containing certain hazardous materials in non-DOT specification packagings. (mode 1)
20603-NFIBA TECHNOLOGIES, INC173.301(f)To authorize the manufacture, mark, sale, and use of cylinders with pressure relief devices meeting the Fourteenth Edition of CGA S-1.1. (modes 1, 2, 3, 4)
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[FR Doc. 2018-00809 Filed 1-17-18; 8:45 am]