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Certificate 10525

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Transport
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Safety and Security

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

Direction générale du
transport des marchandises dangereuses
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Ottawa (Ontario) K1A 0N5

Equivalency Certificate

(Approval issued by the competent authority of Canada)

Certificate No.: SU 10525 (Ren. 3)

Certificate Holder: Catalina Cylinders, Inc.

Mode of Transport: Road, Rail, Air, Marine

Issue Date: April 13, 2015

Expiry Date: October 31, 2020

CONDITIONS

This Equivalency Certificate authorizes Catalina Cylinders, Inc., to sell, offer for sale, distribute, or deliver in Canada, and authorizes any person to handle, offer for transport, transport or import into Canada, by road or railway vehicle, by cargo aircraft, or by ship, cylinders in a manner that does not comply with sections 5.1 and 5.2, subparagraphs 5.10(1)(a)(ii), 5.10(1)(b)(iii), 5.10(1)(c)(ii), and 5.10(1)(d)(iii), and subsection 5.10(2) of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, under the following conditions:

Selection and Use

(a) subject to condition (b) of this certificate, the requirements applicable to specification TC-3ALM cylinders in CSA Standard B340-08, "Selection and use of cylinders, spheres, tubes, and other containers for the transportation of dangerous goods, Class 2", March 2008, are complied with;


Equivalency Certificate

(Approval issued by the competent authority of Canada)

SU 10525 (Ren. 3)

CONDITIONS

(b) cylinder valves are permanently and legibly marked with the identification of the thread using the code system specified in CGA TB-16, Recommended Coding System for Threaded Cylinder Outlets and Threaded Valve Inlets, 2010, published by the Compressed Gas Association Inc. (i.e., 25E) or the complete thread designation (i.e., 25,8 ISO 11363). The marking on the valves shall match the thread identification marked on the cylinders. The thread identification shall be visible after the valves are installed in the cylinders;

Manufacture and Requalification

(c) the cylinders are manufactured by the certificate holder at 7300 Anaconda Avenue, Garden Grove, CA, 92841, U.S.A., in accordance with the specific designs, procedures, and with drawing numbers DE 20L-HM, I33.3-HF-EXT, I60.3-FH EXT, I90.3-FJ EXT, I122.3-FK EXT, I150.3-FL EXT, or I265.2-GN-EXT filed by Catalina Cylinders, a Division of Aluminum Precision Products, Inc., with the Transport Dangerous Goods Directorate;

(d) subject to conditions (e) and (f) of this certificate, the cylinders are in conformity with the requirements for specification TC-3ALM set out in CSA Standard B339-08, "Cylinders, spheres, and tubes for the transportation of dangerous goods", March 2008, and cited in the rest of this certificate as CSA B339-08;

(e) despite the requirements of Clause 4.3.3 of CSA B339-08, taper threads comply with the requirements of International Standard ISO 11363-1:2010, Gas Cylinders - 17E and 25E taper thread for connection of valves to gas cylinders - Part 1: Specifications, provided the strength is not less than that specified for American Standard Pipe Threads (NPT) in accordance with the requirements of US Federal Standard US-FED-STD-H28, "Screw-Thread Standards for Federal Services";


Equivalency Certificate

(Approval issued by the competent authority of Canada)

SU 10525 (Ren. 3)

CONDITIONS

(f) each cylinder is permanently marked in accordance with Clause 4.18 of

CSA B339-08, except that:

(i) for cylinders manufactures prior to May 1st, 2015, the Transport Canada mark, and the specification designation are replaced with "TC-SU 10525-" followed by the service pressure expressed in whole units of bar, and

(ii) each cylinder shall be permanently and legibly marked with the identification of the thread using the code system specified in CGA TB-16, Recommended Coding System for Threaded Cylinder Outlets and Threaded Valve Inlets, 2010, published by the Compressed Gas Association Inc. (i.e., 25E) or the complete thread designation (i.e., 25,8 ISO 11363);

(g) the certificate holder reports any incident involving loss of contents or failure of the cylinders to the Director, Regulatory Affairs Branch, Transport Dangerous Goods Directorate, Transport Canada.

This Equivalency Certificate serves as the registration of Catalina Cylinders, Inc., pursuant to Clause 25.2 of CSA B339-08, to manufacture cylinders of the designs specified herein. Catalina Cylinders, Inc.'s, registered mark, pursuant to CSA B339‑08, is:

M4002

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

_______________________________

David Lamarche P. Eng., ing.

Chief

Permits and Approvals Division


Equivalency Certificate

(Approval issued by the competent authority of Canada)

SU 10525 (Ren. 3)

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

Contact Person: Miguel Garay

QA manager

Catalina Cylinders, Inc.,

7300 Anaconda Avenue

Garden Grove, CA 92841

Telephone: 714-890-0999

Facsimile: 714-890-1744

E-mail: mgaray@aluminumprecision.com

Explanatory Note

This Equivalency Certificate authorizes the manufacture and use of aluminum-alloy gas cylinders based on Specification TC-3ALM with internal taper threads other than those in accordance with North American standards as prescribed in CSA B339. The alternative threads are internationally recognized as being suitable for use in gas cylinders of the designs specified herein. An equivalent level of safety is maintained by requiring that both the thread designation and the Equivalency Certificate number be permanently marked on each cylinder.

Legend for Certificate Number

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

SU - More than one Mode of Transport

Ren. - Renewal


Equivalency Certificate

(Approval issued by the competent authority of Canada)

SU 10525 (Ren. 3)

NOTE

Under Canadian Law, a foreign manufacturer of non-specification means of containment cannot be charged with an offence under the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act, 1992 for failure to comply with the conditions of an Equivalency Certificate. However, certain remedies under the Act are available to Transport Canada in this eventuality.

These include:

1. detention of dangerous goods and consequently the means of containment containing them (subsection 17(1));

2. detention of the means of containment whether full or empty (subsection 17(1));

3. directions not to import the means of containment or to return them to origin (subsection 17(3));

4. inspectors' directions (section 19);

5. directions to importers of the means of containment to issue notices of defective construction or recall (subsection 9(2)); and

6. revocation of the Certificate, thereby making any use of the means of containment an offence (subsection 31(6)).

If none of the foregoing are adequate, Protective Directions may be issued to prohibit or to control the use of the means of containment (section 32).



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Date modified:
2017-06-19