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Certificate 10117

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Safety and Security

Transport Dangerous
Goods Directorate
330 Sparks Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0N5
Sécurité et sûreté

Direction générale du
transport des marchandises dangereuses
330, rue Sparks
Ottawa (Ontario) K1A 0N5

Equivalency Certificate

(Approval issued by the competent authority of Canada)

Certificate No.: SU 10117 (REN 5)

Certificate Holder: Nalco Canada ULC

Mode of Transport: Rail, Road

Issue Date: 2017-03-08

Expiry Date: 2019-03-31


This Equivalency Certificate authorizes Nalco Canada ULC to handle, offer for transport or transport, and authorizes any person to handle or transport on behalf of the certificate holder, by road or railway vehicle, dangerous goods in a manner that does not comply with subsections 5.1(2) and 5.12(2) of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, in regards to the reconditioning of drums having a capacity greater than 150 L after each use, under the following conditions:

(a) the dangerous goods are in means of containment that are UN standardized drums, code 1A1, rated for Packing Group I or II level performance and made of stainless steel having a nominal thickness equal to or greater than 1.5 mm;

(b) the drums have a capacity equal to or less than 250 L;

(c) the drums are visually inspected before each use and are found to be free from defect that could create a condition or release of dangerous goods from the drum that could endanger public safety;

(d) the drums are refilled with a material that is compatible with the previous lading;

(e) the drums are reconditioned at least every two years in accordance with the National Standard of Canada CAN/CGSB-43.126-2008, "Reconditioning, Remanufacturing and Repair of Drums for the Transportation of Dangerous Goods", September 2008; and

(f) the shipping document that accompanies the dangerous goods includes the following information legibly and indelibly printed:

"Equivalency Certificate No. SU 10117 (Ren. 5)"

Note: The issuance of this Equivalency Certificate in no way reduces the certificate holder's responsibility to comply with any other requirements of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, the Technical Instructions for the Safe Transportation of Dangerous Goods by Air, the International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code, and the Canadian Aviation Regulationsnot specifically addressed in this certificate.

Signature of Issuing Authority

Image in permit

David Lamarche


Permits and Approvals division

(The following is for information purposes only and is not part of the certificate.)

Contact Person:

Thomas Prebich

Associate Regulatory Specialist

Nalco Canada ULC

LCD 1, P.O. Box 05002

Burlington ON L7R 3Y9






Explanatory Note

This Equivalency Certificate authorizes the certificate holder to use a uniquely designed container identified as a UN standardized steel drum without having to recondition it between each use although the drum has a capacity that is in excess of the threshold of 150 L, set out in subsection 5.12(2) of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations.

Legend for Certificate Number

SH - Road, SR - Rail, SA - Air, SM - Marine

SU - More than one Mode of Transport

Ren. - Renewal

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