Office of Hazardous Materials Safety; Actions on Exemption Applications, 57358-57364 [05-19527]

Download as PDF 57358 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 189 / Friday, September 30, 2005 / Notices 3 years shows no crashes or convictions for moving violations in a CMV. Benny R. Toothman Mr. Toothman, 49, has misalignment of his right eye since birth. His bestcorrected visual acuity in the right eye is count fingers, and in the left, 20/20. Following an examination in 2005, his optometrist noted, ‘‘In my medical opinion he will have no difficulty driving a commercial vehicle.’’ Mr. Toothman reported that he has driven a straight truck for 3 years, accumulating 4,500 miles. He holds a Class A CDL from Pennsylvania. His driving record for the last 3 years shows no crashes or convictions for moving violations in a CMV. Dewayne Washington Mr. Washington, 33, has optic atrophy in his left eye since childhood. The visual acuity in his right eye is 20/20 and in the left, light perception. His ophthalmologist examined him in 2005 and noted, ‘‘In my opinion, he does have sufficient vision to perform the driving tasks required to operate a commercial vehicle.’’ Mr. Washington reported that he has driven tractortrailer combinations for 6 years, accumulating 468,000 miles. He holds a Class A CDL from North Carolina. His driving record for the last 3 years shows no crashes or convictions for moving violations in a CMV. Kris Wells Mr. Wells, 24, has a prosthetic left eye resulting from trauma incurred four years ago. The best-corrected visual acuity in his right eye is 20/15. His optometrist examined him in 2005 and noted, ‘‘In my opinion, Kris Wells’’ Exemption No. Docket No. acuity and peripheral vision in the right eye are good and he should be able to operate a commercial vehicle safely.’’ Mr. Wells reported that he has driven straight trucks for 1 year, accumulating 100,000 miles, and tractor-trailer combinations for 6 years, accumulating 900,000 miles. He holds a Class A CDL from Arkansas. His driving record for the last 3 years shows no crashes or convictions for moving violations in a CMV. James T. Wortham, Jr. Mr. Wortham, 40, suffered a retinal detachment of his left eye in 1977. His visual acuity in the right eye is 20/20 and in the left, 20/400. Following an examination in 2005, his ophthalmologist noted, ‘‘In my opinion, this patient has sufficient vision to perform the driving tasks required to operate a commercial vehicle.’’ Mr. Wortham reported that he has driven straight trucks for 11 years, accumulating 198,000 miles. He holds a Class C driver’s license from Georgia. His driving record for the last 3 years shows no crashes or convictions for moving violations in a CMV. Request for Comments In accordance with 49 U.S.C. 31315 and 31136(e), the FMCSA requests public comment from all interested persons on the exemption petitions described in this notice. We will consider all comments received before the close of business on the closing date indicated earlier in the notice. Issued on: September 26, 2005. Pamela M. Pelcovits, Director, Policy, Plans and Regulation. [FR Doc. 05–19595 Filed 9–29–05; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration Office of Hazardous Materials Safety; Actions on Exemption Applications Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, DOT. AGENCY: Notice of actions on exemption applications. ACTION: SUMMARY: In accordance with the procedures governing the application for, and the processing of, exemptions from the Department of Transportation’s Hazardous Material Regulations (49 CFR part 107, subpart B), notice is hereby given of the actions on exemption applications in January 2005 to August 2005. 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—Passengercarrying aircraft. Application numbers prefixed by the letters EE represent applications for Emergency Exemptions. It should be noted that some of the sections cited were those in effect at the time certain exemptions were issued. Issued in Washington, DC, on September 26, 2005. R. Ryan Posten, Exemptions Program Officer, Office of Hazardous Materials Safety Exemptions & Approvals. BILLING CODE 4910–EX–P Applicant Regulation(s) Nature of exemption thereof MODIFICATION EXEMPTION GRANTED 11691–M ........... .................................... PepsiCo International, Valhalla, NY. 49 CFR 176.83(d); 176.331; 176.800(a). 12643–M ........... RSPA–01–9066 ......... Northup Grumman Space Technology, Redondo Beach, CA. 49 CFR 173.302 and 175.3. 11917–M ........... RSPA–97–2741 ......... Sexton Can Company, Inc., Decatur, AL. 49 CFR 173.304(a) ...... 7465–M ............. .................................... State of Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities, Juneau, AK. 49 CFR 172; 173.220 .. VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:14 Sep 29, 2005 Jkt 205001 PO 00000 Frm 00111 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 To modify the exemption to update a proper shipping description and authorize the transportation of a Class 9 material with Class 3 and Class 8 materials not subject to the segregation requirements for vessel storage when shipped in the same transport vehicle. To modify the exemption to authorize an additional design change to the pulse tube cooler with an increased volume to 1100 cc and test pressure to 915 psig shipped inside a strong, foam filled shipping container. To modify the exemption to authorize an increased water capacity limit to 40.4 cubic inches and the transportation of an additional Division 2.1 material in non-DOT specification, non-refillable steel cylinders. To modify the exemption to authorize the addition of a new ferry vessel to the existing passenger ferry fleet. E:\FR\FM\30SEN1.SGM 30SEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 189 / Friday, September 30, 2005 / Notices Exemption No. Docket No. Applicant 7928–M ............. .................................... 49 CFR 172.101; 176.905(L). To modify the exemption to authorize the addition of a new ferry vessel to the existing passenger ferry fleet. 12844–M ........... RSPA–01–10753 ....... State of Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities, Juneau, AK. Delphi Automotive Systems, Vandalia, OH. 49 CFR 173.301(a)(1); 173.302a(a); 175.3. 12995–M ........... RSPA–02–12220 ....... Dow Chemical Company, Midland, MI. 49 CFR 173.306(a)(3)(v). 13322–M ........... RSPA–03–16595 ....... UXB International Inc., Blackburg, VA. 13996–M ........... RSPA–04–19660 ....... North American Automotive Hazardous Material Action Committee (NAAHAC), Washington, MI. 49 CFR 172.320; 173.54(a); 173.56(b); 173.58. 49 CFR 173.166(e)(4) .. To modify the exemption to authorize an increase of the maximum service pressure to 7,200 psig for the non-DOT specification pressure vessels. To modify the exemption to authorize the use of the DOT 2Q specification container with an increased container pressure not to exceed 180 psig at 55 degrees C. To modify the exemption to authorize the transportation of liquid explosives. 11606–M ........... .................................... Safety-Kleen Systems, Inc., Humble, TX. 49 CFR 173.28(b)(2) .... 11244–M ........... .................................... 49 CFR 173.316(c); 178.57. 11281–M ........... .................................... Supercritical Thermal Systems, Inc., (formerly Aerospace Design & Development, Inc.), Longmont, CO. E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, Wilmington, DE. 12842–M ........... RSPA–01–10751 ....... Onyx Environmental Services, L.L.C., Flanders, NJ. 49 CFR 173.156(b) ...... 13245–M ........... RSPA–03–15985 ....... 49 CFR 173.302(a)(1); 175.3. 13323–M ........... RSPA–03–16488 ....... 13548–M ........... RSPA–04–17545 ....... Piper Metal Forming Corporation (formerly Quanex), New Albany, MS. U.S. Department of the Interior/U.S. Geological Survey, Woods Hole, MA. Battery Council International (BCI). 13598–M ........... RSPA–04–18706 ....... Jadoo Power Systems Inc. Folsom, CA. 49 CFR 173.301(a)(1), (d) and (f). 14145–M ........... PHMSA–05–20834 .... T–AKE Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, DC. 49 CFR 176.116 .......... 14165–M ........... PHMSA–05–20619 .... Saint Louis, University—Center for Vaccine Development, St. Louis, MO. 49 CFR 173.196 .......... 9880–M ............. .................................... GE Reuter-Stokes, Inc., Twinsburg, OH. 49 CFR 173.302a; 175.3; Part 172 Subpart E and F. VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:14 Sep 29, 2005 Jkt 205001 PO 00000 Frm 00112 Regulation(s) 57359 49 CFR 172.101, Column 7, Special Provisions B14, T38. 49 CFR 173.302a ........ 49 CFR 173.159 .......... Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Nature of exemption thereof To reissue the exemption originally issued on an emergency basis for the transportation of airbag inflators/modules/pyrotechnic seat belt pretensioners in reusable high stretch plastic or metal containers or dedicated handling devices. To modify the exemption to authorize the transportation of an additional Division 6.1 and Class 8 material in UN Standard 1A1 and 1A2 drums and non-DOT specifications metal drums. To modify the exemption to authorize an alternative outer shell material for the non-DOT specification titanium alloy cylinder transporting a Division 2.2 material. To modify the exemption to authorize the use of an additional portable tank specification and the transportation of an additional Class 8 material. To modify the exemption to authorize a reoffering provision of the package to a nonholder of the exemption and transportation of Division 2.1 and Division 2.2 materials to an alternative disposal facility. To modify the exemption to authorize the use of non-refillable, non-DOT specification cylinders for all gases approved for shipment in DOT– 3AL Specification cylinders. To modify the exemption to authorize an alternative higher pressure-rated cover for the non-DOT specification cylinders transporting a Division 2.1 material. To modify the exemption to authorize alternative classifications for the transportation of battery fluid, acid. To modify the exemption to authorize an increased maximum water capacity to 3.25 pounds for the hydride canister design and the use of UN4G fiberboard boxes. To reissue the exemption originally issued on an emergency basis for the transportation of certain Class 1 materials by vessel and provide relief from the general stowage requirements for Class 1 materials. To modify the exemption to extend the expiration date to complete the one-time, one-way transportation of infectious substances and diagnostic specimens in containers not authorized in the HMR. To modify the exemption to authorize an increase in design pressure to 440 psig for the non-DOT specification containers transporting Division 2.2 materials. E:\FR\FM\30SEN1.SGM 30SEN1 57360 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 189 / Friday, September 30, 2005 / Notices Exemption No. Docket No. 10048–M ........... .................................... Epichem, Inc., Haverhill, MA. 49 CFR 173.181; 173.187; 173.201; 202, 211, 212, 216, 227. 11379–M ........... .................................... TRW Occupant Safety Systems, Washington, MI. 49 CFR 173.301(h), 173.302(a); 175.3. 12920–M ........... RSPA–02–11638 ....... Epichem, Inc., Haverhill, MA. 49 CFR 173.181(c) ...... 13207–M ........... RSPA–03–15068 ....... BEI Hawaii, Honolulu, HI. 49 CFR 173.32(f)(5) ..... 13220–M ........... RSPA–03–14968 ....... Advanced Technology Materials, Inc. (ATMI), Danbury, CT. 49 CFR 173.301; 173.302; 173.304; 173.315. 11970–M ........... RSPA–97–2993 ......... Albermarle Corp., Baton Rouge, LA. 49 CFR, 172.101; 178.245–1(c). 14170–M ........... PHMSA–05–20714 .... General Dynamics Ar49 CFR 173.301 and mament & Technical 173.306. Products, Lincoln, NE. 11606–M ........... .................................... Safety-Kleen Systems, Inc., Humble, TX. 49 CFR 173.28(b)(2) .... 13616–M ........... RSPA–2004–18578 ... U.S. Department of Commerce, Anchorage, AK. 49 CFR 172.101, Column 9B. 13312–M ........... RSPA–2004–19656 ... 49 CFR 173.301(f)(3); 180.205(c)(4). 14171–M ........... PHMSA–05–20832 .... Air Products & Chemicals, Inc., Allentown, PA. NASA, Houston, TX ..... 14193–M ........... PHMSA–05–21763 .... Honeywell, Morristown, NJ. 49 CFR 173.313 .......... 14194–M ........... PHMSA–05–21246 .... Zippo Manufacturing Corporation, Bradford, PA. 13977–M ........... RSPA–005–20129 ..... Aethra Aviation Technologies, Farmingdale, NY. 49 CFR 173.21, 173.24, 173.27, 173.308, 175.5, 175.10, 175.30, 175.33. 49 CFR 173.302a; 175.3. 11318–M ........... .................................... Akzo Nobel Chemicals, Inc., Chicago, IL. 49 CFR 172.101 Special Provision B14. 10695–M ........... .................................... 3M Company, St. Paul, MN. 49 CFR 172.101; 172.504; 172.505(a); 173.323; 174.81; 176.84; 177.848. VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:14 Sep 29, 2005 Jkt 205001 Applicant PO 00000 Frm 00113 Regulation(s) 49 CFR 173.301(f) ....... Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Nature of exemption thereof To modify the exemption to update various proper shipping names and UN numbers for the Division 4.2, 4.3 and 6.1 materials transported in a UN1A2 drum inside a non-DOT specification metal container. To modify the exemption to increase the maximum service pressure at 70 degrees F for the non-DOT specification pressure vessels for use as components of safety systems. To modify the exemption to update the proper shipping name and UN number for a Division 4.2 material transported in combination packagings with inner containers that exceed authorized quantities. To modify the exemption to authorize the use of additional DOT Specification IM 101 steel portable tanks that do not conform to the filling density requirements for the transportation of a Class 8 material. To modify the exemption to authorize the use of alternative manufacturers, cylinder shapes and mixed metal construction for the nonDOT specification welded pressure vessels. To modify the exemption to authorize an additional proper shipping name for the Division 4.2 material transported in a non-DOT specification portable tank. To reissue the exemption originally issued on an emergency basis for transportation of certain compressed gases in non-DOT specification fiberglass reinforced plastic cylinders. To modify the exemption to authorize the transportation of an additional Class 3 material in UN Standard 1A1, 1A2 and non-DOT specification steel drums. To reissue the exemption originally issued on an emergency basis for transportation of a Division 2.2 material in DOT Specification cylinders that are manifolded together and exceed the quantity limitations for cargo aircraft only. To authorize an alternative retesting method for DOT–3, 3A, 3AA cylinders used in transporting Division 2.1 hazardous materials. To reissue the exemption originally issued on an emergency basis for transportation of a Division 2.2 material in non-DOT specification cylinders without pressure relief devices. To reissue the exemption originally issued on an emergency basis for transportation of nonDOT specification IMO Type 5 portable tanks, mounted in an ISO frame, containing certain Division 2.2 and 2.3 materials. To reissue the exemption originally issued on an emergency basis for the transportation of Zippo lighters in special travel containers in checked luggage on commercial passengercarrying aircraft. To reissue the exemption previously issued on an emergency basis for the transportation of a Division 2.2 and Class 9 material in certain cylinders that are charged in excess of their marked pressure used as components in aircraft. To modify the exemption to authorize the transportation of an additional Division 6.1 material in uninsulated DOT Specification 51 portable tanks. To modify the exemption to authorize a revision to the 3M Steri-Gas Cartridge Return Procedures containing a Division 2.3 material transported in UN4G fiberboard boxes. E:\FR\FM\30SEN1.SGM 30SEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 189 / Friday, September 30, 2005 / Notices Exemption No. Docket No. Applicant Regulation(s) 9830–M ............. .................................... Worthington Cylinder Corporation, Columbus, OH. 10048–M ........... .................................... Epichem, Inc., Haverhill, MA. 13179–M ........... RSPA–02–14020 ....... Clean Harbors Environmental Services, Inc., Columbia, SC. 12630–M ........... RSPA–01–8850 ......... Chemetall GmbH Gesellschaft, 59500 Douai, France. 49 CFR 172.102(a)(2) and (c)(7)(ii). 12475–M ........... RSPA–00–7484 ......... Chemetall Foote Corporation, Kings Mountain, NC. 49 CFR 173.181; 173.28(b)(2). 10798–M ........... .................................... Chemetall Foote Corporation, Kings Mountain, NC. 49 CFR 174.67(i), (j) .... 49 CFR 173.201; 173.202; 173.203; 173.302a(a); 173.304a(a) & (d); 175.3. 49 CFR 173.181; 173.187; 173.201, 202, 211, 212, 226, 227. 49 CFR 173.21; 173.308. 57361 Nature of exemption thereof To modify the exemption to authorize the transportation of certain Class 8 materials in nonDOT specification steel cylinders by motor vehicle only. To modify the exemption to authorize the transportation of additional Division 6.1 materials transported in a UN1A2 drum inside a nonDOT specification metal container. To modify the exemption to authorize the use of an alternative shipping description and hazard class for the Division 2.1 materials which are being transported to a disposal facility. To modify the exemption to authorize an additional proper shipping name for the Division 4.2 material transported in DOT Specification IM 101 portable tanks. To modify the exemption to authorize an additional proper shipping name for the Division 4.2 and Division 4.3 material transported in UN1A1 drums. To modify the exemption to authorize an additional proper shipping name for the Division 4.2 material transported in DOT Specification tank cars. NEW EXEMPTION GRANTED 14137–N ............ RSPA–20346 ............. Mallinckrodt Baker, Inc., Phillipsburg, NJ. 49 CFR 172.102(c)(4), special provision IB2. 14139–N ............ RSPA–20344 ............. Commodore Advanced Sciences, Inc., Richland, WA. 14144–N ............ RSPA–20337 ............. Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA. 49 CFR 173.244 in that a non-DOT steel vessel is not an authorized packaging, except under an exemption. 49 CFR 173.212 .......... 14152–N ............ PHMSA–20467 .......... Saes Pure Gas, Inc., San Luis Obispo, CA. 49 CFR 173.187 .......... 14154–N ............ PHMSA–20610 .......... Carleton Technologies, Inc. 49 CFR 173.302a, 173.304a, 180.209. 14155–N ............ PHMSA–20606 .......... American Promotional Events, Inc., Florence, AL. 49 CFR 173.60 ............ 14157–N ............ PHMSA–20609 .......... 49 CFR 173.302a ........ 14158–N ............ PHMSA–20611 .......... Worthington Cylinders of Canada Corp., Tilbury, Ontario N0P 2L0. UTC Fuel Cells, LLC, South Windsor, CT. 14164–N ............ PHMSA–20614 .......... Sigma-Aldrich Corporation, Milwaukee, WI. 49 CFR 173.181 .......... 14168–N ............ PHMSA–21796 .......... 49 CFR 173.3(d) .......... 14172–N ............ PHMSA–20906 .......... Matheson Tri-Gas East Rutherford, NJ. Pacific Bio-Material Management, Inc., Fresno, CA. VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:14 Sep 29, 2005 Jkt 205001 PO 00000 Frm 00114 49 CFR 176.83 ............ 49 CFR 173.196 and 173.199. Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 To authorize the transportation in commerce of Hycrochloric acid up to 38% concentration in intermediate bulk containers. (mode 1) To authorize the one-time, one-way transportation in commerce of solidified sodium metal in a non-DOT specification bulk packaging. (mode 1) To authorize the one-time transportation in commerce of lithium hydride, fused solid inspecially designed no-bulk containers. (mode 1) To authorize the transportation of certain quantities of metal catalyst, classed as Division 4.2, in non-DOT specification pckaging that exceed the maximum net quantity allowed per package. (mode 4) To authorize the manufacture, marking and sale of non-DOT specification fully wrapped carbon fiber reinforced aluminim lined cylinders for shipment of certain Division 2.2 gases. (modes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5) To authorize the transportation in commerce of certain fireworks in non-DOT specification packagings when returned to the distributor. (mode 1) To authorize the manufacture, marking, sell and use of non-DOT specification cylinders similar to DOT 3AA for use in transporting certain nonflammable gases. (modes 1, 4) To authorize the transportation by vessel of a fuel cell power plant containing hazardous mateials that are not segregated as required by 49 CFR 176.83. (mode 3) To authorize the transportation in commerce of non-DOT specification cylinders, similar to DOT 4BW cylinders, containing Trimethylaluminum. (modes 1, 2, 3) To authorize the transportation in commerce of salvage cylinders by cargo vessel. (mode 3) To authorize the transportation in commerce of infectious substances in a large capacity liquid nitrogen freezer. (mode 1) E:\FR\FM\30SEN1.SGM 30SEN1 57362 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 189 / Friday, September 30, 2005 / Notices Exemption No. Docket No. Applicant Regulation(s) Nature of exemption thereof 14176–N ............ PHMSA–20902 .......... Great Plains Industries, Inc., Wichita, KS. 49 CFR 173.242 .......... 14183–N ............ PHMSA–21128 .......... LND, Inc, Oceanside, NY. 49 CFR 173.302a, 172.101(9A). 14186–N ............ PHMSA–21132 .......... Dow Chemical Company, Midland, MI. 49 CFR 179.13 ............ 14196–N ............ PHMSA–21765 .......... Union Pacific Railroad, Omaha, NE. 49 CFR 174.67(i) and (j). 14201–N ............ PHMSA 05–21768 .... Murray Air, Inc., Ypsilanti, MI. 14204–N ............ PHMSA 05–21772 .... 14222–N ............ PHMSA–21821 .......... 14146–N ............ RSPA–20419 ............. Great Lakes Chemicals Corporation, Lafayette, IN. Clean Harbors Environmental Services, Inc., Bridgeport, NJ. Brunswick Corporation, Lake Forest, IL. 49 CFR 172.101 Column (9B); 172.204(c)(3); 173.27(b)(2)(3); 175.30. 49 CFR 173.226(b) and (d). To authorize the manufacture, mark and sale of refueling tanks of up to 80 gallon capacity for use in transporting various Class 3 hazardous materials. (mode 1) To authorize the manufacture, marking, sale and use of non-DOT specification sealed electron tube radiation sensors to transport Division 2.1 and 2.2 materials. (modes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5) To authorize the transportation in commerce of Class 3 and 8 and Division 2.1 and 6.1 hazardous materials in DOT specification 105J300W tank car tanks that exceed the maximum allowable gross weight on rail (263,000 lbs.). (mode 2) To authorize rail cars containing a combustible liquid to remain attached to unloading connectors without the physical presence of an unloader. (mode 2) To authorize the transportation in commerce by cargo only aircraft of Class 1 explosives which are forbidden or exceed quantities presently authorized. (mode 4) 14166–N ............ PHMSA–20668 .......... Presidential Airways, Melbourne, FL. 49 CFR 172.101 Column (9B). 14173–N ............ PHMSA–20905 .......... Dow Chemical Company, Midland, MI. 49 CFR 179.13 ............ EE 14016–M ..... RSPA–04–19798 ....... Air Products & Chemicals, Inc., Allentown, PA. 49 CFR 106, 107 and 171–180. EE 11379–M ..... .................................... 49 CFR 173.301(h), 173.302. EE 14160–M ..... PHMSA–05–20620 .... TRW Occupant Safety Systems, Washington, MI. George Mason University, Fairfax, VA. EE 13179–M ..... RSPA–02–14020 ....... Burlington Environmental dba, Philip Services Corp, Kent, WA. 49 CFR 173.21; 173.308. EE 14005–M ..... RSPA–04–19585 ....... Scientific Cylinder International, LLC, Castle Rock, CO. 49 CFR 172.203(a), 172.301(c), 180.205(f)(4), 180.205(g), 180.209(a). VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:14 Sep 29, 2005 Jkt 205001 PO 00000 Frm 00115 49 CFR 173.240 .......... 49 CFR 173.220(e) ...... 49 CFR 173.336, 173.192 and 17340. Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 To authorize the transportation in commerce of bromine in single Monel packagings. (mode 1) To authorize the transportation in commerce of a hazrdous waste (boiler stacks) on a flatbed motor vehicle. (mode 1) To authorize the transportation in commerce of certain engines, machinery and apparatus with up to 120 ml (4 ounces) of flammable liquid fuel by vessel. (mode 3) To authorize the transportation in commerce of certain Division 1.1, 1.2, 1.3 and 1.4 explosives which are forbidden or exceed quantities authorized for transportation by cargo aircraft only. (mode 4) To authorize the transportation in commerce of ethylene oxide in DOT specification 105J400W tank cars that exceed the maximum allowable gross weight on rail (263,000 lbs.). (mode 2) To reissue the exemption originally issued as an emergency exemption, to authorize the transportation in commerce of Tungsten hexafluoride in DOT Specification 3BN cylinders that have been requalified by external visual inspection instead of hydrostatic retesting and internal visual inspection. To modify the exemption to remove the fiveyear transportation limitation for completed air bag modules. (modes 1, 2, 3, 4) To reissue the exemption originally issued on an emergency basis for the one time transportation in commerce of two cylinders that are no longer authorized to contain nitrogen dioxide (they were filled in the early 60’s.) (mode 1) To modify the exemption to include the additional modes of air and rail transporation for the transportation in commerce of lighters that have been removed from their approved inner packagings, are partially used, and are being transported for disposal without further approval. (mode 1) To modify the exemption to authorize the temporary, emergency authority to test cylinders at locations identified in Scientific Cylinder’s application. (modes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6) E:\FR\FM\30SEN1.SGM 30SEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 189 / Friday, September 30, 2005 / Notices Exemption No. Docket No. Applicant EE 14006–M ..... RSPA–04–19586 ....... Scientific Cylinder International LLC, Castle Rock, CO. 49 CFR 172.203(a), 172.301(c), 180.205(f)(4), 180.205(g), 180.209(a). EE 14171–M ..... PHMSA–05–20832 .... NASA, Houston, TX ..... 49 CFR 173.301(f) ....... EE 14181–M ..... PHMSA–2005–21089 American Promotional Events, Florence, AL. 49 CFR 173.62 ............ EE 14116–N ...... RSPA–05–20123 ....... Green’s Blue Flame Gas Co., Inc., Houston, TX. 49 CFR 173.315(k) ...... EE 14117–N ...... RSPA–05–20130 ....... MGP Ingredients, Inc., Atchison, KS. 49 CFR 180.509(h)(2) .. EE 14118–N ...... PHMSA–05–21792 .... Tooele County Emergency Management, Tooele, UT. 49 CFR 172.101 HMT, Column (9B) and 175.5(a)(2). EE 14145–N ...... PHMSA–05–20834 .... 49 CFR 176.116 .......... EE 14147–N ...... RSPA–05–20420 ....... EE 14153–N ...... PHMSA–05–20470 .... T–AKE Navel Sea Systems Command, Washington, DC. Clean Harbors Environmental Services, Inc., Greenbrier, TN. BASF Corporation, Florham Park, NJ. EE 14160–N ...... PHMSA–05–20620 .... George Mason University, Fairfax, VA. 49 CFR 173.336, 173.192 and 173.40. EE 14165–N ...... PHMSA–05–20619 .... 49 CFR 173.196 .......... EE 14169–N ...... PHMSA–05–20670 .... Saint Louis, University—Center or Vaccine Development, St. Louis, MO. Allied Universal Corporation, Miami, FL. EE 14170–N ...... PHMSA–05–20714 .... General Dynamics, Lincoln, NE. 49 CFR 173.302a ........ EE 14171–N ...... PHMSA–05–20832 .... NASA, Houston, TX ..... 49 CFR 173.301(f) ....... EE 14182–N ...... PHMSA–05–21125 .... Chugach Electric Association, Anchorage, AK. 49 CFR 172.101 (column 9b). EE 14192–N ...... PHMSA–05–21261 .... Huntsman Corporation, The Woodlands, TX. 49 CFR part 173, subparts A and B. EE 14193–N ...... PHMSA–05–21763 .... Honeywell, Morristown, NJ. 49 CFR 173.313 .......... VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:50 Sep 29, 2005 Jkt 205001 PO 00000 Frm 00116 Regulation(s) 49 CFR 173.244 .......... 49 CFR 173.227(c) ...... 49 CFR 173.24, 179.300. Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 57363 Nature of exemption thereof To reissue the exemption originally issued on an emergency basis for the transportation of DOT Specification 3AL cylinders containing Division 2.1, 2.2 and 2.3 materials when retested by a 100% ultrasonic examination in lieu of the internal visual and hydrostatic retest. (modes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6) To modify the exemption to allow transportation of a pressurized corrosive material. (modes 1, 4, 5) To modify the exemption to allow more than 2 bulk packagings per common carrier and to increase the maximum capacity of the packaging. (mode 1) To authorize the transportation in commerce of a non-DOT specification 500 gallon storage tank containing approximately 350 gallons of propane one-time, one-way for remediation. (mode 1) To authorize the transportation in commerce of 65 DOT Specification stainless and steel tank cars which are overdue for inspection of the reclosing pressure relief devices. (mode 2) To authorize the transportation in commerce of Propane in DOT Specification 4B240 cylinders exceeding the weight limitations authorized for shipment by cargo aircraft in Utah. (mode 4) To authorize the transportation in commerce of certain class 1 materials by vessel in an alternative stowage configuration. (mode 3) To authorize the one-time shipment of a Division 4.3 material in non-DOT specification bulk packaging by highway. (mode 1) To authorize the one-time transportation in commerce of toxic liquid, corrosive, organic, N.O.S. in UN drums that do not have the required overpack. (mode 1) To authorize the one time transportation in commerce of two cylinders that are no longer authorized to contain nitrogen dioxide. (mode 1) To authorize the transportation in commerce of infectious substances and diagnostic specimens in containers that are not authorized in the HMR. (mode 1) To authorize the one-time, one-way transportation in commerce of a leaking tank car tank that has been fitted with an emergency ‘‘B’’ chemical kit. The tank contains chlorine and an emergency exemption is necessary to protect life and the environment. (mode 1) To authorize the transportation in commerce of certain compressed gases in non-DOT specification fiberglass reinforced plastic cylinders. (modes 1, 2, 4) To authorize the transportation in commerce of nitrogen in non-DOT specification cylinders without pressure relief devices in support a space shuttle. (modes 1, 4, 5) To authorize the transportation in commerce of certain materials that exceed quantity limitations when shipped by cargo aircraft. (mode 4) To authorize the transportation in commerce of several low pressure, high temperature reactors containing an oxidizer. (mode 1) To authorize the emergency transportation in commerce of Liquefied gas, toxic, flammable, inhalation hazard zone B, UN3160 in IMO type 5 portable tanks. (modes 1, 3) E:\FR\FM\30SEN1.SGM 30SEN1 57364 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 189 / Friday, September 30, 2005 / Notices Exemption No. Docket No. Applicant Regulation(s) Nature of exemption thereof EE 14194–N ...... PHMSA–05–21246 .... Zippo Manufacturing Corporation, Bradford, PA. 49 CFR 173.21, 173.24, 173.27, 173.308, 175.5, 175.10, 175.30, 175.33. 49 CFR 173.21 ............ Emergency exemption request to authorize the transportation of Zippo lighters in special travel containers in checked luggage in commercial passenger aircraft. (mode 5) EE 14195–N ...... PHMSA–05–21795 .... Burlington Environmental Inc., dba Philip Services Corporation, Kent, WA. EE 14203–N ...... PHMSA–05–21438 .... Alliant Techsystems, Inc. (ATK), Plymouth, MN. 49 CFR 172.203(a), 172.301(c), 178.3(c) and 178.503(a)(1). EE 14208–N ...... PHMSA–05–21669 .... Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company, Sunnyvale, CA. 49 CFR 173.226 and 173.336. EE 14211–N ...... PHMSA–05–21775 .... Airgas, Vancouver, WA 49 CFR 172.301(c), 173.301(f). EE 14224–N ...... PHMSA–05–22355 .... Petroleum Helicopters, Inc., Lafayette, LA. EE 14181–N ...... PHMSA–05–21089 .... American Promotional Events, Florence, AL. 49 CFR 172.101, 172.203(a), 172.301(c), 175.320(a). 49 CFR 173.62 ............ To authorize the emergency transportation in commerce of cigarette lighters for disposal in certain non-bulk packagings by cargo-only aircraft within the State of Alaska. (modes 1, 4) Emergency request to authorize the transportation in commerce of 1.3C propellants contained in UN 1G fiber drums that have partial performance oriented packaging certification markings. (modes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6) To authorize the one-way highway transportation in commerce of a fueled THADD Duvert and Attitude Control System assembly containing separate cylinders of methyl hydrazine and dimitrogen tetroxide. (mode 1) Emergency request to authorize the transportation in commerce of anhydrous ammonia in a DOT Specification 4AA480 cylinder that developed a leak and has an Ammonia Emergency Kit applied. (mode 1) To authorize the one time transportation in commerce of certain division 1.1 (1.1D) explosives which are forbidden by cargo aircraft. (mode 4) To authorize the transportation in commerce of fireworks in a non-DOT specification bulk container. (mode 1) EMERGENCY EXEMPTION WITHDRAWN EE 13169–M ..... RPSA–02–13894 ....... ConocoPhillips Alaska, Inc., Anchorage, AK. 49 CFR 172.101(9B) .... To reissue the exemption originally issued on an emergency basis for the transportation of certain Class 3 materials in DOT Specification UN31A intermediate bulk containers which exceed quantity limitations when shipped by air. (mode 4) DENIED 14142–N ........... 14143–N ........... 14136–N ........... 14177–N ........... 14198–N ........... 14200–N ........... 141214–N ......... Request by Arch Chemicals, Inc., Norwalk, CT, March 30, 2005 to authorize the transportation in commerce of a hazardous substance without marking, labeling or placarding when further packaged in a freight container. Request by Federal Industries Corporation, Plymouth, MN, May 17, 2005 to authorize the manufacture, marking and sale of a corrugated fiberboard box for use as the outer packaging for lab pack applications in accordance with § 173.21(b). Request by American Environmental Group, Norfolk, VA, February 11, 2005 to authorize the transportation in commerce of regulated medical waste in bulk outer packagings exceeding the quantity limitations provided in 49 CFR 173.197(d)(3)(i). Request by OraSure Technologies, Inc., Bethlehem, PA, April 19, 2005 to authorize the transportation in commerce of a Division 2.1 material in a DOT specification 2Q container without shipping papers, marking or labeling. Request by Pfizer, Inc., Memphis, TN, July 12, 2005 to authorize the one-way transportation in commerce of certain infectious substances in special packagings transported by a contract carrier. Request by RACCA, Plymouth, MA, August 10, 2005 to authorize the transportation in commerce of packagings previously used for hazardous materials that have not had the hazard warning labels removed and are used for non-hazard commodities. Request by Input/Output Marine Systems, Harahan, LA, August 23, 2005 to authorize the transportation in commerce of certain lithium batteries as materials of trade. [FR Doc. 05–19527 Filed 9–29–05; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION BILLING CODE 4909–60–M Surface Transportation Board Release of Waybill Data The Surface Transportation Board has received a request from the Association of American Railroads (WB463–8, September 21, 2005) for permission to use certain data from the Board’s VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:14 Sep 29, 2005 Jkt 205001 PO 00000 Frm 00117 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Carload Waybill Samples. A copy of this request may be obtained from the Office of Economics, Environmental Analysis, and Administration. The waybill sample contains confidential railroad and shipper data; therefore, if any parties object to these requests, they should file their objections with the Director of the Board’s Office of Economics, Environmental Analysis, and E:\FR\FM\30SEN1.SGM 30SEN1

Agencies

[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 189 (Friday, September 30, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Pages 57358-57364]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 05-19527]


-----------------------------------------------------------------------

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration


Office of Hazardous Materials Safety; Actions on Exemption 
Applications

AGENCY: Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, DOT.

ACTION: Notice of actions on exemption applications.

-----------------------------------------------------------------------

SUMMARY: In accordance with the procedures governing the application 
for, and the processing of, exemptions from the Department of 
Transportation's Hazardous Material Regulations (49 CFR part 107, 
subpart B), notice is hereby given of the actions on exemption 
applications in January 2005 to August 2005. 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 Exemptions. It should be noted that some of 
the sections cited were those in effect at the time certain exemptions 
were issued.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on September 26, 2005.
R. Ryan Posten,
Exemptions Program Officer, Office of Hazardous Materials Safety 
Exemptions & Approvals.

----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                                                                            Nature of exemption
     Exemption No.               Docket No.               Applicant        Regulation(s)          thereof
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                         MODIFICATION EXEMPTION GRANTED
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
11691-M...............  ............................  PepsiCo            49 CFR            To modify the
                                                       International,     176.83(d);        exemption to update
                                                       Valhalla, NY.      176.331;          a proper shipping
                                                                          176.800(a).       description and
                                                                                            authorize the
                                                                                            transportation of a
                                                                                            Class 9 material
                                                                                            with Class 3 and
                                                                                            Class 8 materials
                                                                                            not subject to the
                                                                                            segregation
                                                                                            requirements for
                                                                                            vessel storage when
                                                                                            shipped in the same
                                                                                            transport vehicle.
12643-M...............  RSPA-01-9066................  Northup Grumman    49 CFR 173.302    To modify the
                                                       Space              and 175.3.        exemption to
                                                       Technology,                          authorize an
                                                       Redondo Beach,                       additional design
                                                       CA.                                  change to the pulse
                                                                                            tube cooler with an
                                                                                            increased volume to
                                                                                            1100 cc and test
                                                                                            pressure to 915 psig
                                                                                            shipped inside a
                                                                                            strong, foam filled
                                                                                            shipping container.
11917-M...............  RSPA-97-2741................  Sexton Can         49 CFR            To modify the
                                                       Company, Inc.,     173.304(a).       exemption to
                                                       Decatur, AL.                         authorize an
                                                                                            increased water
                                                                                            capacity limit to
                                                                                            40.4 cubic inches
                                                                                            and the
                                                                                            transportation of an
                                                                                            additional Division
                                                                                            2.1 material in non-
                                                                                            DOT specification,
                                                                                            non-refillable steel
                                                                                            cylinders.
7465-M................  ............................  State of Alaska    49 CFR 172;       To modify the
                                                       Department of      173.220.          exemption to
                                                       Transportation &                     authorize the
                                                       Public                               addition of a new
                                                       Facilities,                          ferry vessel to the
                                                       Juneau, AK.                          existing passenger
                                                                                            ferry fleet.

[[Page 57359]]

 
7928-M................  ............................  State of Alaska    49 CFR 172.101;   To modify the
                                                       Department of      176.905(L).       exemption to
                                                       Transportation &                     authorize the
                                                       Public                               addition of a new
                                                       Facilities,                          ferry vessel to the
                                                       Juneau, AK.                          existing passenger
                                                                                            ferry fleet.
12844-M...............  RSPA-01-10753...............  Delphi Automotive  49 CFR            To modify the
                                                       Systems,           173.301(a)(1);    exemption to
                                                       Vandalia, OH.      173.302a(a);      authorize an
                                                                          175.3.            increase of the
                                                                                            maximum service
                                                                                            pressure to 7,200
                                                                                            psig for the non-DOT
                                                                                            specification
                                                                                            pressure vessels.
12995-M...............  RSPA-02-12220...............  Dow Chemical       49 CFR            To modify the
                                                       Company,           173.306(a)(3)(v   exemption to
                                                       Midland, MI.       ).                authorize the use of
                                                                                            the DOT 2Q
                                                                                            specification
                                                                                            container with an
                                                                                            increased container
                                                                                            pressure not to
                                                                                            exceed 180 psig at
                                                                                            55 degrees C.
13322-M...............  RSPA-03-16595...............  UXB International  49 CFR 172.320;   To modify the
                                                       Inc., Blackburg,   173.54(a);        exemption to
                                                       VA.                173.56(b);        authorize the
                                                                          173.58.           transportation of
                                                                                            liquid explosives.
13996-M...............  RSPA-04-19660...............  North American     49 CFR            To reissue the
                                                       Automotive         173.166(e)(4).    exemption originally
                                                       Hazardous                            issued on an
                                                       Material Action                      emergency basis for
                                                       Committee                            the transportation
                                                       (NAAHAC),                            of airbag inflators/
                                                       Washington, MI.                      modules/pyrotechnic
                                                                                            seat belt
                                                                                            pretensioners in
                                                                                            reusable high
                                                                                            stretch plastic or
                                                                                            metal containers or
                                                                                            dedicated handling
                                                                                            devices.
11606-M...............  ............................  Safety-Kleen       49 CFR            To modify the
                                                       Systems, Inc.,     173.28(b)(2).     exemption to
                                                       Humble, TX.                          authorize the
                                                                                            transportation of an
                                                                                            additional Division
                                                                                            6.1 and Class 8
                                                                                            material in UN
                                                                                            Standard 1A1 and 1A2
                                                                                            drums and non-DOT
                                                                                            specifications metal
                                                                                            drums.
11244-M...............  ............................  Supercritical      49 CFR            To modify the
                                                       Thermal Systems,   173.316(c);       exemption to
                                                       Inc., (formerly    178.57.           authorize an
                                                       Aerospace Design                     alternative outer
                                                       & Development,                       shell material for
                                                       Inc.), Longmont,                     the non-DOT
                                                       CO.                                  specification
                                                                                            titanium alloy
                                                                                            cylinder
                                                                                            transporting a
                                                                                            Division 2.2
                                                                                            material.
11281-M...............  ............................  E.I. du Pont de    49 CFR 172.101,   To modify the
                                                       Nemours &          Column 7,         exemption to
                                                       Company,           Special           authorize the use of
                                                       Wilmington, DE.    Provisions B14,   an additional
                                                                          T38.              portable tank
                                                                                            specification and
                                                                                            the transportation
                                                                                            of an additional
                                                                                            Class 8 material.
12842-M...............  RSPA-01-10751...............  Onyx               49 CFR            To modify the
                                                       Environmental      173.156(b).       exemption to
                                                       Services,                            authorize a
                                                       L.L.C.,                              reoffering provision
                                                       Flanders, NJ.                        of the package to a
                                                                                            non-holder of the
                                                                                            exemption and
                                                                                            transportation of
                                                                                            Division 2.1 and
                                                                                            Division 2.2
                                                                                            materials to an
                                                                                            alternative disposal
                                                                                            facility.
13245-M...............  RSPA-03-15985...............  Piper Metal        49 CFR            To modify the
                                                       Forming            173.302(a)(1);    exemption to
                                                       Corporation        175.3.            authorize the use of
                                                       (formerly                            non-refillable, non-
                                                       Quanex), New                         DOT specification
                                                       Albany, MS.                          cylinders for all
                                                                                            gases approved for
                                                                                            shipment in DOT-3AL
                                                                                            Specification
                                                                                            cylinders.
13323-M...............  RSPA-03-16488...............  U.S. Department    49 CFR 173.302a.  To modify the
                                                       of the Interior/                     exemption to
                                                       U.S. Geological                      authorize an
                                                       Survey, Woods                        alternative higher
                                                       Hole, MA.                            pressure-rated cover
                                                                                            for the non-DOT
                                                                                            specification
                                                                                            cylinders
                                                                                            transporting a
                                                                                            Division 2.1
                                                                                            material.
13548-M...............  RSPA-04-17545...............  Battery Council    49 CFR 173.159..  To modify the
                                                       International                        exemption to
                                                       (BCI).                               authorize
                                                                                            alternative
                                                                                            classifications for
                                                                                            the transportation
                                                                                            of battery fluid,
                                                                                            acid.
13598-M...............  RSPA-04-18706...............  Jadoo Power        49 CFR            To modify the
                                                       Systems Inc.       173.301(a)(1),    exemption to
                                                       Folsom, CA.        (d) and (f).      authorize an
                                                                                            increased maximum
                                                                                            water capacity to
                                                                                            3.25 pounds for the
                                                                                            hydride canister
                                                                                            design and the use
                                                                                            of UN4G fiberboard
                                                                                            boxes.
14145-M...............  PHMSA-05-20834..............  T-AKE Naval Sea    49 CFR 176.116..  To reissue the
                                                       Systems Command,                     exemption originally
                                                       Washington, DC.                      issued on an
                                                                                            emergency basis for
                                                                                            the transportation
                                                                                            of certain Class 1
                                                                                            materials by vessel
                                                                                            and provide relief
                                                                                            from the general
                                                                                            stowage requirements
                                                                                            for Class 1
                                                                                            materials.
14165-M...............  PHMSA-05-20619..............  Saint Louis,       49 CFR 173.196..  To modify the
                                                       University--Cent                     exemption to extend
                                                       er for Vaccine                       the expiration date
                                                       Development, St.                     to complete the one-
                                                       Louis, MO.                           time, one-way
                                                                                            transportation of
                                                                                            infectious
                                                                                            substances and
                                                                                            diagnostic specimens
                                                                                            in containers not
                                                                                            authorized in the
                                                                                            HMR.
9880-M................  ............................  GE Reuter-Stokes,  49 CFR 173.302a;  To modify the
                                                       Inc., Twinsburg,   175.3; Part 172   exemption to
                                                       OH.                Subpart E and F.  authorize an
                                                                                            increase in design
                                                                                            pressure to 440 psig
                                                                                            for the non-DOT
                                                                                            specification
                                                                                            containers
                                                                                            transporting
                                                                                            Division 2.2
                                                                                            materials.

[[Page 57360]]

 
10048-M...............  ............................  Epichem, Inc.,     49 CFR 173.181;   To modify the
                                                       Haverhill, MA.     173.187;          exemption to update
                                                                          173.201; 202,     various proper
                                                                          211, 212, 216,    shipping names and
                                                                          227.              UN numbers for the
                                                                                            Division 4.2, 4.3
                                                                                            and 6.1 materials
                                                                                            transported in a
                                                                                            UN1A2 drum inside a
                                                                                            non-DOT
                                                                                            specification metal
                                                                                            container.
11379-M...............  ............................  TRW Occupant       49 CFR            To modify the
                                                       Safety Systems,    173.301(h),       exemption to
                                                       Washington, MI.    173.302(a);       increase the maximum
                                                                          175.3.            service pressure at
                                                                                            70 degrees F for the
                                                                                            non-DOT
                                                                                            specification
                                                                                            pressure vessels for
                                                                                            use as components of
                                                                                            safety systems.
12920-M...............  RSPA-02-11638...............  Epichem, Inc.,     49 CFR            To modify the
                                                       Haverhill, MA.     173.181(c).       exemption to update
                                                                                            the proper shipping
                                                                                            name and UN number
                                                                                            for a Division 4.2
                                                                                            material transported
                                                                                            in combination
                                                                                            packagings with
                                                                                            inner containers
                                                                                            that exceed
                                                                                            authorized
                                                                                            quantities.
13207-M...............  RSPA-03-15068...............  BEI Hawaii,        49 CFR            To modify the
                                                       Honolulu, HI.      173.32(f)(5).     exemption to
                                                                                            authorize the use of
                                                                                            additional DOT
                                                                                            Specification IM 101
                                                                                            steel portable tanks
                                                                                            that do not conform
                                                                                            to the filling
                                                                                            density requirements
                                                                                            for the
                                                                                            transportation of a
                                                                                            Class 8 material.
13220-M...............  RSPA-03-14968...............  Advanced           49 CFR 173.301;   To modify the
                                                       Technology         173.302;          exemption to
                                                       Materials, Inc.    173.304;          authorize the use of
                                                       (ATMI), Danbury,   173.315.          alternative
                                                       CT.                                  manufacturers,
                                                                                            cylinder shapes and
                                                                                            mixed metal
                                                                                            construction for the
                                                                                            non-DOT
                                                                                            specification welded
                                                                                            pressure vessels.
11970-M...............  RSPA-97-2993................  Albermarle Corp.,  49 CFR, 172.101;  To modify the
                                                       Baton Rouge, LA.   178.245-1(c).     exemption to
                                                                                            authorize an
                                                                                            additional proper
                                                                                            shipping name for
                                                                                            the Division 4.2
                                                                                            material transported
                                                                                            in a non-DOT
                                                                                            specification
                                                                                            portable tank.
14170-M...............  PHMSA-05-20714..............  General Dynamics   49 CFR 173.301    To reissue the
                                                       Armament &         and 173.306.      exemption originally
                                                       Technical                            issued on an
                                                       Products,                            emergency basis for
                                                       Lincoln, NE.                         transportation of
                                                                                            certain compressed
                                                                                            gases in non-DOT
                                                                                            specification
                                                                                            fiberglass
                                                                                            reinforced plastic
                                                                                            cylinders.
11606-M...............  ............................  Safety-Kleen       49 CFR            To modify the
                                                       Systems, Inc.,     173.28(b)(2).     exemption to
                                                       Humble, TX.                          authorize the
                                                                                            transportation of an
                                                                                            additional Class 3
                                                                                            material in UN
                                                                                            Standard 1A1, 1A2
                                                                                            and non-DOT
                                                                                            specification steel
                                                                                            drums.
13616-M...............  RSPA-2004-18578.............  U.S. Department    49 CFR 172.101,   To reissue the
                                                       of Commerce,       Column 9B.        exemption originally
                                                       Anchorage, AK.                       issued on an
                                                                                            emergency basis for
                                                                                            transportation of a
                                                                                            Division 2.2
                                                                                            material in DOT
                                                                                            Specification
                                                                                            cylinders that are
                                                                                            manifolded together
                                                                                            and exceed the
                                                                                            quantity limitations
                                                                                            for cargo aircraft
                                                                                            only.
13312-M...............  RSPA-2004-19656.............  Air Products &     49 CFR            To authorize an
                                                       Chemicals, Inc.,   173.301(f)(3);    alternative
                                                       Allentown, PA.     180.205(c)(4).    retesting method for
                                                                                            DOT-3, 3A, 3AA
                                                                                            cylinders used in
                                                                                            transporting
                                                                                            Division 2.1
                                                                                            hazardous materials.
14171-M...............  PHMSA-05-20832..............  NASA, Houston, TX  49 CFR            To reissue the
                                                                          173.301(f).       exemption originally
                                                                                            issued on an
                                                                                            emergency basis for
                                                                                            transportation of a
                                                                                            Division 2.2
                                                                                            material in non-DOT
                                                                                            specification
                                                                                            cylinders without
                                                                                            pressure relief
                                                                                            devices.
14193-M...............  PHMSA-05-21763..............  Honeywell,         49 CFR 173.313..  To reissue the
                                                       Morristown, NJ.                      exemption originally
                                                                                            issued on an
                                                                                            emergency basis for
                                                                                            transportation of
                                                                                            non-DOT
                                                                                            specification IMO
                                                                                            Type 5 portable
                                                                                            tanks, mounted in an
                                                                                            ISO frame,
                                                                                            containing certain
                                                                                            Division 2.2 and 2.3
                                                                                            materials.
14194-M...............  PHMSA-05-21246..............  Zippo              49 CFR 173.21,    To reissue the
                                                       Manufacturing      173.24, 173.27,   exemption originally
                                                       Corporation,       173.308, 175.5,   issued on an
                                                       Bradford, PA.      175.10, 175.30,   emergency basis for
                                                                          175.33.           the transportation
                                                                                            of Zippo lighters in
                                                                                            special travel
                                                                                            containers in
                                                                                            checked luggage on
                                                                                            commercial passenger-
                                                                                            carrying aircraft.
13977-M...............  RSPA-005-20129..............  Aethra Aviation    49 CFR 173.302a;  To reissue the
                                                       Technologies,      175.3.            exemption previously
                                                       Farmingdale, NY.                     issued on an
                                                                                            emergency basis for
                                                                                            the transportation
                                                                                            of a Division 2.2
                                                                                            and Class 9 material
                                                                                            in certain cylinders
                                                                                            that are charged in
                                                                                            excess of their
                                                                                            marked pressure used
                                                                                            as components in
                                                                                            aircraft.
11318-M...............  ............................  Akzo Nobel         49 CFR 172.101    To modify the
                                                       Chemicals, Inc.,   Special           exemption to
                                                       Chicago, IL.       Provision B14.    authorize the
                                                                                            transportation of an
                                                                                            additional Division
                                                                                            6.1 material in
                                                                                            uninsulated DOT
                                                                                            Specification 51
                                                                                            portable tanks.
10695-M...............  ............................  3M Company, St.    49 CFR 172.101;   To modify the
                                                       Paul, MN.          172.504;          exemption to
                                                                          172.505(a);       authorize a revision
                                                                          173.323;          to the 3M Steri-Gas
                                                                          174.81; 176.84;   Cartridge Return
                                                                          177.848.          Procedures
                                                                                            containing a
                                                                                            Division 2.3
                                                                                            material transported
                                                                                            in UN4G fiberboard
                                                                                            boxes.

[[Page 57361]]

 
9830-M................  ............................  Worthington        49 CFR 173.201;   To modify the
                                                       Cylinder           173.202;          exemption to
                                                       Corporation,       173.203;          authorize the
                                                       Columbus, OH.      173.302a(a);      transportation of
                                                                          173.304a(a) &     certain Class 8
                                                                          (d); 175.3.       materials in non-DOT
                                                                                            specification steel
                                                                                            cylinders by motor
                                                                                            vehicle only.
10048-M...............  ............................  Epichem, Inc.,     49 CFR 173.181;   To modify the
                                                       Haverhill, MA.     173.187;          exemption to
                                                                          173.201, 202,     authorize the
                                                                          211, 212, 226,    transportation of
                                                                          227.              additional Division
                                                                                            6.1 materials
                                                                                            transported in a
                                                                                            UN1A2 drum inside a
                                                                                            non-DOT
                                                                                            specification metal
                                                                                            container.
13179-M...............  RSPA-02-14020...............  Clean Harbors      49 CFR 173.21;    To modify the
                                                       Environmental      173.308.          exemption to
                                                       Services, Inc.,                      authorize the use of
                                                       Columbia, SC.                        an alternative
                                                                                            shipping description
                                                                                            and hazard class for
                                                                                            the Division 2.1
                                                                                            materials which are
                                                                                            being transported to
                                                                                            a disposal facility.
12630-M...............  RSPA-01-8850................  Chemetall GmbH     49 CFR            To modify the
                                                       Gesellschaft,      172.102(a)(2)     exemption to
                                                       59500 Douai,       and (c)(7)(ii).   authorize an
                                                       France.                              additional proper
                                                                                            shipping name for
                                                                                            the Division 4.2
                                                                                            material transported
                                                                                            in DOT Specification
                                                                                            IM 101 portable
                                                                                            tanks.
12475-M...............  RSPA-00-7484................  Chemetall Foote    49 CFR 173.181;   To modify the
                                                       Corporation,       173.28(b)(2).     exemption to
                                                       Kings Mountain,                      authorize an
                                                       NC.                                  additional proper
                                                                                            shipping name for
                                                                                            the Division 4.2 and
                                                                                            Division 4.3
                                                                                            material transported
                                                                                            in UN1A1 drums.
10798-M...............  ............................  Chemetall Foote    49 CFR            To modify the
                                                       Corporation,       174.67(i), (j).   exemption to
                                                       Kings Mountain,                      authorize an
                                                       NC.                                  additional proper
                                                                                            shipping name for
                                                                                            the Division 4.2
                                                                                            material transported
                                                                                            in DOT Specification
                                                                                            tank cars.
-----------------------
                                              NEW EXEMPTION GRANTED
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
14137-N...............  RSPA-20346..................  Mallinckrodt       49 CFR            To authorize the
                                                       Baker, Inc.,       172.102(c)(4),    transportation in
                                                       Phillipsburg, NJ.  special           commerce of
                                                                          provision IB2.    Hycrochloric acid up
                                                                                            to 38% concentration
                                                                                            in intermediate bulk
                                                                                            containers. (mode 1)
14139-N...............  RSPA-20344..................  Commodore          49 CFR 173.244    To authorize the one-
                                                       Advanced           in that a non-    time, one-way
                                                       Sciences, Inc.,    DOT steel         transportation in
                                                       Richland, WA.      vessel is not     commerce of
                                                                          an authorized     solidified sodium
                                                                          packaging,        metal in a non-DOT
                                                                          except under an   specification bulk
                                                                          exemption.        packaging. (mode 1)
14144-N...............  RSPA-20337..................  Lawrence           49 CFR 173.212..  To authorize the one-
                                                       Livermore                            time transportation
                                                       National                             in commerce of
                                                       Laboratory,                          lithium hydride,
                                                       Livermore, CA.                       fused solid
                                                                                            inspecially designed
                                                                                            no-bulk containers.
                                                                                            (mode 1)
14152-N...............  PHMSA-20467.................  Saes Pure Gas,     49 CFR 173.187..  To authorize the
                                                       Inc., San Luis                       transportation of
                                                       Obispo, CA.                          certain quantities
                                                                                            of metal catalyst,
                                                                                            classed as Division
                                                                                            4.2, in non-DOT
                                                                                            specification
                                                                                            pckaging that exceed
                                                                                            the maximum net
                                                                                            quantity allowed per
                                                                                            package. (mode 4)
14154-N...............  PHMSA-20610.................  Carleton           49 CFR 173.302a,  To authorize the
                                                       Technologies,      173.304a,         manufacture, marking
                                                       Inc.               180.209.          and sale of non-DOT
                                                                                            specification fully
                                                                                            wrapped carbon fiber
                                                                                            reinforced aluminim
                                                                                            lined cylinders for
                                                                                            shipment of certain
                                                                                            Division 2.2 gases.
                                                                                            (modes 1, 2, 3, 4,
                                                                                            5)
14155-N...............  PHMSA-20606.................  American           49 CFR 173.60...  To authorize the
                                                       Promotional                          transportation in
                                                       Events, Inc.,                        commerce of certain
                                                       Florence, AL.                        fireworks in non-DOT
                                                                                            specification
                                                                                            packagings when
                                                                                            returned to the
                                                                                            distributor. (mode
                                                                                            1)
14157-N...............  PHMSA-20609.................  Worthington        49 CFR 173.302a.  To authorize the
                                                       Cylinders of                         manufacture,
                                                       Canada Corp.,                        marking, sell and
                                                       Tilbury, Ontario                     use of non-DOT
                                                       N0P 2L0.                             specification
                                                                                            cylinders similar to
                                                                                            DOT 3AA for use in
                                                                                            transporting certain
                                                                                            nonflammable gases.
                                                                                            (modes 1, 4)
14158-N...............  PHMSA-20611.................  UTC Fuel Cells,    49 CFR 176.83...  To authorize the
                                                       LLC, South                           transportation by
                                                       Windsor, CT.                         vessel of a fuel
                                                                                            cell power plant
                                                                                            containing hazardous
                                                                                            mateials that are
                                                                                            not segregated as
                                                                                            required by 49 CFR
                                                                                            176.83. (mode 3)
14164-N...............  PHMSA-20614.................  Sigma-Aldrich      49 CFR 173.181..  To authorize the
                                                       Corporation,                         transportation in
                                                       Milwaukee, WI.                       commerce of non-DOT
                                                                                            specification
                                                                                            cylinders, similar
                                                                                            to DOT 4BW
                                                                                            cylinders,
                                                                                            containing
                                                                                            Trimethylaluminum.
                                                                                            (modes 1, 2, 3)
14168-N...............  PHMSA-21796.................  Matheson Tri-Gas   49 CFR 173.3(d).  To authorize the
                                                       East Rutherford,                     transportation in
                                                       NJ.                                  commerce of salvage
                                                                                            cylinders by cargo
                                                                                            vessel. (mode 3)
14172-N...............  PHMSA-20906.................  Pacific Bio-       49 CFR 173.196    To authorize the
                                                       Material           and 173.199.      transportation in
                                                       Management,                          commerce of
                                                       Inc., Fresno, CA.                    infectious
                                                                                            substances in a
                                                                                            large capacity
                                                                                            liquid nitrogen
                                                                                            freezer. (mode 1)

[[Page 57362]]

 
14176-N...............  PHMSA-20902.................  Great Plains       49 CFR 173.242..  To authorize the
                                                       Industries,                          manufacture, mark
                                                       Inc., Wichita,                       and sale of
                                                       KS.                                  refueling tanks of
                                                                                            up to 80 gallon
                                                                                            capacity for use in
                                                                                            transporting various
                                                                                            Class 3 hazardous
                                                                                            materials. (mode 1)
14183-N...............  PHMSA-21128.................  LND, Inc,          49 CFR 173.302a,  To authorize the
                                                       Oceanside, NY.     172.101(9A).      manufacture,
                                                                                            marking, sale and
                                                                                            use of non-DOT
                                                                                            specification sealed
                                                                                            electron tube
                                                                                            radiation sensors to
                                                                                            transport Division
                                                                                            2.1 and 2.2
                                                                                            materials. (modes 1,
                                                                                            2, 3, 4, 5)
14186-N...............  PHMSA-21132.................  Dow Chemical       49 CFR 179.13...  To authorize the
                                                       Company,                             transportation in
                                                       Midland, MI.                         commerce of Class 3
                                                                                            and 8 and Division
                                                                                            2.1 and 6.1
                                                                                            hazardous materials
                                                                                            in DOT specification
                                                                                            105J300W tank car
                                                                                            tanks that exceed
                                                                                            the maximum
                                                                                            allowable gross
                                                                                            weight on rail
                                                                                            (263,000 lbs.).
                                                                                            (mode 2)
14196-N...............  PHMSA-21765.................  Union Pacific      49 CFR 174.67(i)  To authorize rail
                                                       Railroad, Omaha,   and (j).          cars containing a
                                                       NE.                                  combustible liquid