Preparations for the 43rd Session of the United Nations Sub-Committee of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods (UNSCOE TDG) and the 25th Session of the UN Sub-Committee of Experts on the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (UNSCEGHS), 30393-30394 [2013-12193]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 99 / Wednesday, May 22, 2013 / Notices 30393 NEW SPECIAL PERMITS—Continued Application No. Docket No. Applicant Regulation(s) affected Nature of special permits thereof 15852–N ...... ........................ Nuance Medical, LLC, Carlsbad, CA. 49 CFR 173.304a(a)(1); 173.306(a) 15853–N ...... ........................ Praxair, Inc., Danbury, CT. 49 CFR 176.83 ............................... 15856–N ...... ........................ Matheson Tri-Gas, Basking Ridge, NJ. 49 CFR 180.209 ............................. 15858–N ...... ........................ Thunderbird Cylinder, Inc., Phoenix, AZ. 49 CFR 180.209 ............................. 15860–N ...... ........................ Apple Inc., Cupertino, CA. 49 CFR 173.185(a) ......................... 15861–N ...... ........................ Petro2Go, LLC., De Pere, WI. 49 CFR 177.834(h) 178.700(c)(1). To authorize the transportation in commerce of small units of certain compressed gas, intended for medical use as limited quantities and/or ORM–D. (modes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5). To authorize the transportation in commerce of certain DOT specification or UN certified packaging containing Division 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 4.3, 5.1, 6.1, and Class 3 and Class 8 materials in a single Container Transport Unit (CTU) consisting of multiple compartments in lieu of segregation when transported by cargo vessel. (mode 3). To authorize the transportation in commerce of certain DOT 3AL cylinders manufactured from aluminum alloy 6061–T6 that are requalified every ten years rather than every five years using 100% ultrasonic examination and are not required to be hammer tested prior to each refill. (modes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5). To authorize the transportation in commerce of certain DOT 3AL cylinders that are requalified every ten years rather than every five years using 100% ultrasonic examination. (modes 1, 2, 3, 4). To authorize the transportation in commerce of damaged or defective lithium ion batteries that do not meet the requirements of § 173.185(a) (modes 1,3). To authorize the manufacture, mark and sale of non-bulk refueling tanks as intermediate bulk containers which are authorized to be unloaded from the motor vehicle when transporting various Class 3 hazardous materials. (mode 1). and Notice of public meeting. [FR Doc. 2013–12009 Filed 5–21–13; 8:45 am] ACTION: BILLING CODE 4909–60–M SUMMARY: This notice is to advise interested persons that PHMSA and OSHA will conduct a joint public meeting in preparation for United Nations meetings being held in Geneva, Switzerland, this summer. PHMSA is hosting the morning portion of the meeting to discuss proposals in preparation for the 43rd session of the United Nations Sub-Committee of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods (UNSCOE TDG) to be held June 24 to 28, 2013, in Geneva. During this meeting, PHMSA is also soliciting comments relative to potential new work items which may be considered for inclusion in its international agenda. OSHA is hosting the afternoon portion of the meeting to discuss proposals in preparation for the 25th session of the United Nations Sub-Committee of Experts on the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (UNSCEGHS) to be held July 1 to 3, 2013, in Geneva. OSHA, along with the U.S. Interagency GHS Coordinating Group, plans to consider the comments and information gathered at this public meeting when developing DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration [Docket No. PHMSA–2013–0090; Notice No. 13–04] DEPARTMENT OF LABOR TKELLEY on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Occupational Safety and Health Administration Preparations for the 43rd Session of the United Nations Sub-Committee of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods (UNSCOE TDG) and the 25th Session of the UN Sub-Committee of Experts on the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (UNSCEGHS) Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), Department of Transportation, and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Department of Labor. AGENCY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:59 May 21, 2013 Jkt 229001 PO 00000 Frm 00127 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 the U.S. Government positions for the UNSCEGHS meeting. Wednesday, June 12, 2013. PHMSA Session: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. OSHA Session: 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the DOT Headquarters, West Building, Conference Rooms 8–10, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590. Registration: It is requested that attendees pre-register for this meeting by completing the form at https:// www.phmsa.dot.gov/hazmat/regs/ international. Attendees may preregister for the morning PHMSA session, the afternoon OSHA session, or both sessions of the meeting. Failure to pre-register may delay your access to the building. Participants attending in person are encouraged to arrive early to allow time for security checks necessary to obtain access to the building. Conference call-in and ‘‘live meeting’’ capability will be provided for this meeting. Specific information on call-in and live meeting access will be posted when available at https:// www.phmsa.dot.gov/hazmat/regs/ DATES: E:\FR\FM\22MYN1.SGM 22MYN1 30394 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 99 / Wednesday, May 22, 2013 / Notices international and at https:// www.osha.gov/dsg/hazcom/. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Vincent Babich or Kevin Leary, Office of Hazardous Materials Safety, International Standards, Department of Transportation, Washington, DC 20590; telephone (202) 366–8553. You may also contact Maureen Ruskin, Office of Chemical Hazards-Metals, OSHA, Directorate of Standards and Guidance, Department of Labor, Washington, DC 20210; telephone: (202) 693–1950. Copies of this Federal Register notice can be obtained as follows: Electronic copies are available at https:// www.regulations.gov. This Federal Register notice, as well as other relevant information, is available also on the OSHA Web page at https:// www.osha.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: TKELLEY on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES I. PHMSA Public Meeting (June 12, 2013; 9:00 a.m.–12:00 noon) The primary purpose of this meeting will be to prepare for the 43rd session of the UNSCOE TDG. The 43rd session of the UNSCOE TDG is the first meeting scheduled for the 2013–2014 biennium. The UNSCOE will consider proposals for the 19th Revised Edition of the United Nations Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods Model Regulations which will be implemented within relevant domestic, regional, and international regulations from January 1, 2017. Copies of working documents, informal documents, and the meeting agenda may be obtained from the United Nations Transport Division’s Web site at https:// www.unece.org/trans/main/dgdb/ dgsubc3/c3age.html. General topics on the agenda for the UNSCOE TDG meeting include: • Explosives and related matters • Listing, classification and packing • Electric storage systems • Transport of gases • Miscellaneous proposals of amendments to the Model Regulations • Electronic data interchange for documentation purposes • Cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) • Global harmonization of transport of dangerous goods regulations • Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:59 May 21, 2013 Jkt 229001 Following the 43rd session of the UNSCOE TDG, a copy of the SubCommittee’s report will be available at the United Nations Transport Division’s Web site at https://www.unece.org/trans/ main/dgdb/dgsubc3/c3rep.html. PHMSA’s site at https:// www.phmsa.dot.gov/hazmat/regs/ international provides additional information regarding the UNSCOE TDG and related matters. presented in the Report of the SubCommittee of Experts on the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals on its twenty-fourth session and its addendum located at https://www.unece.org/ fileadmin/DAM/trans/doc/2012/ dgac10c4/ST-SG-AC10-C4-48e.pdf and https://www.unece.org/fileadmin/DAM/ trans/doc/2012/dgac10c4/ST-SG-AC10C4-48a1e.pdf. II. OSHA Public Meeting (June 12, 2013; 2:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.) OSHA is hosting an open informal public meeting of the U.S. Interagency GHS Coordinating Group to provide interested groups and individuals with an update on GHS-related issues and an opportunity to express their views orally and in writing for consideration in developing U.S. Government positions for the upcoming UNSCEGHS meeting. Interested stakeholders may also provide input on issues related to OSHA’s activities in the U.S.—Canada Regulatory Cooperation Council (RCC) at the meeting. The public is invited to attend and is requested to pre-register for the meeting by following the instructions provided in the ‘‘REGISTRATION’’ section of this notice. General topics on the agenda include: • Review of Working papers • Review of 2013–2014 Program of work • Working Group updates • Regulatory Cooperation Council (RCC) Update Information on the work of the UNSCEGHS, including meeting agendas, reports, and documents from previous sessions, can be found on the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) Transport Division Web site located at the following web address: https://www.unece.org/trans/ welcome.html. The UNSCEGHS bases its decisions on Working Papers. The Working Papers for the 25th session of the UNSCEGHS are located at https:// www.unece.org/trans/main/dgdb/ dgsubc4/c42013.html. Informal Papers submitted to the UNSCEGHS are used either as a mechanism to provide information to the subcommittee or as the basis for future Working Papers. Informal Papers for the 25th session of the UNSCEGHS are located at https:// www.unece.org/trans/main/dgdb/ dgsubc4/c4inf25.html. The program of work for the 2013–2014 biennium is Issued in Washington, DC, on May 16, 2013. Magdy El-Sibaie, Associate Administrator for Hazardous Materials Safety. David Michaels, Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health. PO 00000 Frm 00128 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 [FR Doc. 2013–12193 Filed 5–21–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–60–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration Actions on Special Permit Applications Pipeline And Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of actions on Special Permit Applications. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In accordance with the procedures governing the application for, and the processing of, special permits from the Department of Transportation’s Hazardous Material Regulations (49 CFR part 107, subpart B), notice is hereby given of the actions on special permits applications in (April to April 2013). The mode of transportation involved are identified by a number in the ‘‘Nature of Application’’ portion of the table below as follows: 1—Motor vehicle, 2—Rail freight, 3—Cargo vessel, 4—Cargo aircraft only, 5—Passenger-carrying aircraft. Application numbers prefixed by the letters EE represent applications for Emergency Special Permits. It should be noted that some of the sections cited were those in effect at the time certain special permits were issued. Issued In Washington, DC, on May 15, 2013. Donald Burger, Chief, Special Permits and Approvals Branch. E:\FR\FM\22MYN1.SGM 22MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 99 (Wednesday, May 22, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 30393-30394]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-12193]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration

[Docket No. PHMSA-2013-0090; Notice No. 13-04]

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Occupational Safety and Health Administration


Preparations for the 43rd Session of the United Nations Sub-
Committee of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods (UNSCOE TDG) 
and the 25th Session of the UN Sub-Committee of Experts on the Globally 
Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals 
(UNSCEGHS)

AGENCY: Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), 
Department of Transportation, and the Occupational Safety and Health 
Administration (OSHA), Department of Labor.

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.

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SUMMARY: This notice is to advise interested persons that PHMSA and 
OSHA will conduct a joint public meeting in preparation for United 
Nations meetings being held in Geneva, Switzerland, this summer. PHMSA 
is hosting the morning portion of the meeting to discuss proposals in 
preparation for the 43rd session of the United Nations Sub-Committee of 
Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods (UNSCOE TDG) to be held 
June 24 to 28, 2013, in Geneva. During this meeting, PHMSA is also 
soliciting comments relative to potential new work items which may be 
considered for inclusion in its international agenda. OSHA is hosting 
the afternoon portion of the meeting to discuss proposals in 
preparation for the 25th session of the United Nations Sub-Committee of 
Experts on the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and 
Labelling of Chemicals (UNSCEGHS) to be held July 1 to 3, 2013, in 
Geneva. OSHA, along with the U.S. Interagency GHS Coordinating Group, 
plans to consider the comments and information gathered at this public 
meeting when developing the U.S. Government positions for the UNSCEGHS 
meeting.


DATES: Wednesday, June 12, 2013.
PHMSA Session: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon.
OSHA Session: 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the DOT Headquarters, West 
Building, Conference Rooms 8-10, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., 
Washington, DC 20590.
    Registration: It is requested that attendees pre-register for this 
meeting by completing the form at https://www.phmsa.dot.gov/hazmat/regs/international. Attendees may pre-register for the morning PHMSA 
session, the afternoon OSHA session, or both sessions of the meeting. 
Failure to pre-register may delay your access to the building. 
Participants attending in person are encouraged to arrive early to 
allow time for security checks necessary to obtain access to the 
building.
    Conference call-in and ``live meeting'' capability will be provided 
for this meeting. Specific information on call-in and live meeting 
access will be posted when available at https://www.phmsa.dot.gov/
hazmat/regs/

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international and at https://www.osha.gov/dsg/hazcom/.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Vincent Babich or Kevin Leary, Office 
of Hazardous Materials Safety, International Standards, Department of 
Transportation, Washington, DC 20590; telephone (202) 366-8553. You may 
also contact Maureen Ruskin, Office of Chemical Hazards-Metals, OSHA, 
Directorate of Standards and Guidance, Department of Labor, Washington, 
DC 20210; telephone: (202) 693-1950.
    Copies of this Federal Register notice can be obtained as follows: 
Electronic copies are available at https://www.regulations.gov. This 
Federal Register notice, as well as other relevant information, is 
available also on the OSHA Web page at https://www.osha.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. PHMSA Public Meeting (June 12, 2013; 9:00 a.m.-12:00 noon)

    The primary purpose of this meeting will be to prepare for the 43rd 
session of the UNSCOE TDG. The 43rd session of the UNSCOE TDG is the 
first meeting scheduled for the 2013-2014 biennium. The UNSCOE will 
consider proposals for the 19th Revised Edition of the United Nations 
Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods Model Regulations 
which will be implemented within relevant domestic, regional, and 
international regulations from January 1, 2017. Copies of working 
documents, informal documents, and the meeting agenda may be obtained 
from the United Nations Transport Division's Web site at https://www.unece.org/trans/main/dgdb/dgsubc3/c3age.html.
    General topics on the agenda for the UNSCOE TDG meeting include:

 Explosives and related matters
 Listing, classification and packing
 Electric storage systems
 Transport of gases
 Miscellaneous proposals of amendments to the Model Regulations
 Electronic data interchange for documentation purposes
 Cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
 Global harmonization of transport of dangerous goods 
regulations
 Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of 
Chemicals (GHS)

    Following the 43rd session of the UNSCOE TDG, a copy of the Sub-
Committee's report will be available at the United Nations Transport 
Division's Web site at https://www.unece.org/trans/main/dgdb/dgsubc3/c3rep.html. PHMSA's site at https://www.phmsa.dot.gov/hazmat/regs/international provides additional information regarding the UNSCOE TDG 
and related matters.

II. OSHA Public Meeting (June 12, 2013; 2:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.)

    OSHA is hosting an open informal public meeting of the U.S. 
Interagency GHS Coordinating Group to provide interested groups and 
individuals with an update on GHS-related issues and an opportunity to 
express their views orally and in writing for consideration in 
developing U.S. Government positions for the upcoming UNSCEGHS meeting. 
Interested stakeholders may also provide input on issues related to 
OSHA's activities in the U.S.--Canada Regulatory Cooperation Council 
(RCC) at the meeting. The public is invited to attend and is requested 
to pre-register for the meeting by following the instructions provided 
in the ``REGISTRATION'' section of this notice.
    General topics on the agenda include:
     Review of Working papers
     Review of 2013-2014 Program of work
     Working Group updates
     Regulatory Cooperation Council (RCC) Update
    Information on the work of the UNSCEGHS, including meeting agendas, 
reports, and documents from previous sessions, can be found on the 
United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) Transport 
Division Web site located at the following web address: https://www.unece.org/trans/welcome.html. The UNSCEGHS bases its decisions on 
Working Papers. The Working Papers for the 25th session of the UNSCEGHS 
are located at https://www.unece.org/trans/main/dgdb/dgsubc4/c42013.html. Informal Papers submitted to the UNSCEGHS are used either 
as a mechanism to provide information to the subcommittee or as the 
basis for future Working Papers. Informal Papers for the 25th session 
of the UNSCEGHS are located at https://www.unece.org/trans/main/dgdb/dgsubc4/c4inf25.html. The program of work for the 2013-2014 biennium is 
presented in the Report of the Sub-Committee of Experts on the Globally 
Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals on its 
twenty-fourth session and its addendum located at https://www.unece.org/fileadmin/DAM/trans/doc/2012/dgac10c4/ST-SG-AC10-C4-48e.pdf and https://www.unece.org/fileadmin/DAM/trans/doc/2012/dgac10c4/ST-SG-AC10-C4-48a1e.pdf.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on May 16, 2013.
Magdy El-Sibaie,
Associate Administrator for Hazardous Materials Safety.
David Michaels,
Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health.
[FR Doc. 2013-12193 Filed 5-21-13; 8:45 am]
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