DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
Research and Special Program Administration
Office of Hazardous Materials Safety; Notice of Applications for Modification of Exemption
This notice of receipt of applications for modification of exemptions is published in accordance with part 107 of the Federal hazardous materials transportation law (49 U.S.C. 5117(b); 49 CFR 1.53(b)).
Issued in Washington, DC, on June 20, 2003.
R. Ryan Posten,
Exemptions Program Officer, Office of Hazardous Materials, Exemptions and Approvals.
Modification of exemption
State of Alaska (Dept. of Transp. Public Facil.), Juneau, AK (Seefootnote 1)
Hqa. MTMC Operations Center, Fort Eustis, VA (Seefootnote 2)
Luxfer Gas Cylinders (Composite Cylinder Division), Riverside, CA (Seefootnote 3)
E.I. DuPont de Nemours and Company, Inc., Wilmington, DE (Seefootnote 4)
Burlington Chemical Co., Inc., Burlington, NC (Seefootnote 5)
SC Electric Company, Chicago, IL (Seefootnote 6)
Cryogenic Vessel Alternatives, Mont Belvieu, TX (Seefootnote 7)
Western Sales Testing of Amarillo, Inc., Amarillo, TX (Seefootnote 8)
Matheson Tri-Gas, Parsippany, NJ (Seefootnote 9)
KRATON Polymers U.S. LLC (Belpre Plant), Belpre, OH (Seefootnote 10)
Minerals Technologies, Inc., Easton, PA (Seefootnote 11)
Electron Transfer Technologies, Inc., Edison, NJ (Seefootnote 12)
BEI Hawaii, Honolulu, HI (Seefootnote 13)
(1)To modify the exemption to authorize the construction and use of an additional stowage vessel for the transportation of vehicles with attached cylinders of liquefied petroleum gas.
(2)To modify the exemption to authorize a change to the driving experience requirement when transporting certain Class 8 and Division 6.1 materials in DOT Specification MC-338 cargo tanks and to update various paragraphs to coincide with the Hazardous Materials Regulations as currently written.
(3)To modify the exemption to authorize eliminating the virgin burst mode sidewall initiation requirement and the directional stress load distribution restrictions for the non-DOT specification fully wrapped carbon-fiber reinforced aluminum lined cylinders.
(4)To modify the exemption to authorize the transportation of an additional Class 8 material in DOT Class 112S tank cars.
(5)To modify the exemption to authorize the transportation of additional Class 8 materials in UN31H2 or UN31HA1 Intermediate Bulk Containers.
(6)To modify the exemption to authorize new design change devices and higher service pressure for the non-DOT specification pressure vessel.