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Certificate 10518

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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.: SA 10518 (REN 3)

Certificate Holder: CFFI Ventures Incorporated

Mode of Transport: Air

Issue Date: 2017-02-27

Expiry Date: 2019-02-28


This Equivalency Certificate authorizes CFFI Ventures Incorporated, to handle, offer for transport or transport, by aircraft, dangerous goods that are UN0312, CARTRIDGES, SIGNAL, Class 1.4G, Packing Group II, in a manner that does not comply with subsection 12.1(2) of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, under the following conditions:

(a) the dangerous goods are transported in compliance with section 12.9 "Limited Access" of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, except for subparagraph 12.9(1)(c)(iii) and subsections 12.9(2) to 12.9(12);

(b) the dangerous goods are loaded aboard the aircraft at the last aerodrome of departure to access the limited access area and no stops are permitted at any other aerodrome except for emergency reasons or re-fuelling;

(c) in the case of UN0312, CARTRIDGES, SIGNAL, Class 1.4G, Packing Group II, (animal deterrent such as Bear Bangers), the air operator ensures that:

(i) the dangerous goods have not deteriorated or been damaged,

(ii) the dangerous goods are in an outer means of containment that is clearly marked with "UN0312 - Bear Bangers" and is designed, constructed, filled, closed secured and maintained so that under normal

condition of transport, including handling, there will be no accidental release of dangerous goods that could endanger public safety,

(iii) if the aircraft has a cargo area separate from the passenger cabin, the means of containment containing the dangerous goods is transported in a cargo area separate from the passenger cabin, and

(iv) the total number of devices containing the dangerous goods does not exceed 12 per person per flight with a maximum of 72 devices per aircraft; and

(d) the air operator ensures that the personnel handling and transporting the dangerous goods is trained in regards to the conditions of this certificate and a paper or electronic copy of the Equivalency Certificate accompanies the dangerous goods.

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:

Guy Marcoux


CFFE Ventures Incorporated


Newfoundland and Labrador P.O. Box 924
A0P1C0 Canada





Explanatory Note

This Equivalency Certificate allows the certificate holder to transport dangerous goods (Bear Bangers) in compliance with section 12.9 - Limited Access 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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