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Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration

Notice of Applications for Modification of Special Permit

AGENCY: Office of Hazardous Materials Safety, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), DOT.
ACTION: List of applications for modification of special permits.
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 that the Office of Hazardous Materials Safety has received the applications described herein. This notice is abbreviated to expedite docketing and public notice. Because the sections affected, modes of transportation, and the nature of application have been shown in earlierFederal Registerpublications, they are not repeated here. Requests for modification of special permits (e.g. to provide for additional hazardous materials, packaging design changes, additional mode of transportation, etc.) are described in footnotes to the application number. Application numbers with the suffix "M" denote a modification request. These applications have been separated from the new application for special permits to facilitate processing.
DATES: Address Comments To:Record Center, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation, Washington, DC 20590.

Comments should refer to the application number and be submitted in triplicate. If confirmation of receipt of comments is desired, include a self-addressed stamped postcard showing the special permit number.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Copies of the applications are available for inspection in the Records Center, East Building, PHH-30, 1200 New Jersey Avenue Southeast, Washington, DC or at

This notice of receipt of applications for modification of special permit is published in accordance with Part 107 of the Federal hazardous materials transportation law (49 U.S.C. 5117(b); 49 CFR 1.53(b)).

Issued in Washington, DC, on November 13, 2012. Donald Burger, Chief, General Approvals and Permits. Application No. Docket No. Applicant Regulation(s) affected Nature of special permit thereof MODIFICATION SPECIAL PERMITS 10964-M Kidde Aerospace & Defense Wilson, NC 49 CFR 173.302(a); 175.3 To modify the permit to authorize a rework procedure to allow fire extinguishers which were "steel stamped" to be returned to within original specifications. 14003-M INOCOM Inc. Riverside, CA 49 CFR 173.302(a)(1), 173.304(a) and 180.205 To modify the special permit by replacing the current CFFC gunfire test with the ISO-11119-2 gunfire test for cylinders with diameter of 120 mm or less.
14951-M Lincoln Composites Lincoln, NE 49 CFR 173.302a To modify the special permit to authorize an alternative fire protection system. 15461-M Kidde Products High Bentham 49 CFR 171.23 To modify the special permit to extend the expiration date and add an additional location to the authorized shipment locations. 15634-M SodaStream USA Cherry Hill, NJ 49 CFR 171.2(k) To modify the special permit to authorize rail, freight, cargo vessel, cargo aircraft, and passenger aircraft as additional modes of transportation. 15647-M Thunderbird Cylinder, Inc. Phoenix, AZ 49 CFR 179.7 and 180.505 To reissue the special permit originally issued on an emergency basis for retesting of certain DOT Specification and non-DOT Specification multi unit tank car tanks. 15689-M AVL Test Systems Inc. Plymouth, MI 49 CFR 172.200, 177.834 To reissue the special permit originally issued on an emergency basis and add rail freight as an additional mode of transportation authorized.