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Certificate 10644

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Transport
Canada
Safety and Security

Transport Dangerous
Goods Directorate
330 Sparks Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0N5
Transports
Canada
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 10644 (Ren. 5)

Certificate Holder: Canadian Propane Association

Mode of Transport: Road, Marine

Issue Date: August 2, 2016

Expiry Date: March 31, 2018

CONDITIONS

This Equivalency Certificate authorizes the members of the Canadian Propane Association, to handle, offer for transport or transport, and authorizes any person to handle or transport on behalf of the members of the Canadian Propane Association, by road vehicle or by ship on a domestic voyage, dangerous goods that are UN1075, LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GASES or PETROLEUM GASES, LIQUEFIED, Class 2.1, or UN1978, PROPANE, Class 2.1, in a manner that does not comply with sections 4.15 and 4.15.3 of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, under the following conditions:

(a) the means of containment:

(i) is not permanently mounted on a truck chassis or trailer, is not intended for the transportation of dangerous goods, and the presence of dangerous goods is due only to the use of the means of containment for the storage or use of the dangerous goods at fixed locations,

(ii) meets the requirements of Specific Requirement 24 of clause 6.3 of CSA Standard B622-09, "Selection and use of highway tanks, TC portable tanks, and ton containers for the transportation of dangerous goods, Class 2", January 2009;

Equivalency Certificate

(Approval issued by the competent authority of Canada)

SU 10644 (Ren. 5)

CONDITIONS

(b) the means of containment, prior to moving, is emptied to the maximum extent possible, and the residual amount of the dangerous goods never exceeds 5% of the capacity of the means of containment when in transport;

(c) a placard and UN number meeting the requirements set out in Part 4 (Dangerous Goods Safety Marks) of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations are displayed on each long side of the means of containment;

(d) despite sections 4.15.4 and 4.16.1 of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, the placard and UN number described in condition (c) of this certificate must also be displayed on each side and each end of the means of transport;

(e) the means of containment is loaded and secured on the means of transport in such a way as to prevent, under normal conditions of transport, damage to the means of containment or to the means of transport that could lead to an accidental release of the dangerous goods;

(f) the Canadian Propane Association ensures that a copy of this Equivalency Certificate is provided to all members of the Canadian Propane Association;

(g) in addition to the requirements of Part 6 (Training) of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, the members of the Canadian Propane Association ensure that the personnel handling, offering for transport or transporting the dangerous goods is trained in regards to the conditions of this Equivalency Certificate;

Equivalency Certificate

(Approval issued by the competent authority of Canada)

SU 10644 (Ren. 5)

CONDITIONS

(h) the shipping document that accompanies the dangerous goods includes

the following information legibly and indelibly printed:

"Equivalency Certificate No. SU 10644 (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

__________________________

David Lamarche P. Eng., ing.

Chief

Permits and Approvals Division


Equivalency Certificate

(Approval issued by the competent authority of Canada)

SU 10644 (Ren. 5)

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

Contact Person: Mélanie Levac

Senior Director,

Regulatory Affairs

Canadian Propane Association

616-130 Albert Street

Ottawa ON K1P 5G4

Telephone: 613-683-2274 / 613-799-0935

Facsimile: 613-683-2279

E-mail: melanielevac@propane.ca

Explanatory Note

This Equivalency Certificate authorizes the certificate holder to display a placard on each long side of the means of containment that meets the requirements of Specific Requirement 24 of clause 6.3 of CSA Standard B622-09, "Selection and use of highway tanks, TC portable tanks, and ton containers for the transportation of dangerous goods, Class 2", January 2009.

The current list of the members of the Canadian Propane Association is available at the following website:

http://www.propane.ca/en/membership-events/cpa-members

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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Date modified:
2017-06-19