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Certificate 10678

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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 10678 (REN 3)

Certificate Holder: BRP Consultants Inc

Mode of Transport: Marine, Road

Issue Date: 2017-06-14

Expiry Date: 2019-06-30


This Equivalency Certificate authorizes BRP Consultants Inc., its distributors and clients to handle, offer for transport or transport and authorizes any person to handle, offer for transport or transport on behalf of the certificate holder, on a road vehicle or a ship on a domestic voyage, dangerous goods that are:


• UN3072, LIFE-SAVING APPLIANCES NOT SELF-INFLATING, containing dangerous goods as equipment, Class 9,

in a manner that does not comply with sections 4.15 and 4.15.3 of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, if:

(a) the life-saving appliances are designed, constructed, filled, closed, secured, and maintained so that under normal conditions of transport, including handling, there will be no accidental release of the dangerous goods that could endanger public safety;

(b) the gross mass of the dangerous goods is less than or equal to 1 000 kg;

(c) the life-saving appliances have displayed on them a label, and the other safety marks required under sections 4.11 and 4.12 of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, on four sides;

(d) the safety marks mentioned in condition (c) of this certificate are visible from outside the road vehicle;

(e) in addition to the requirements of Part 6 (Training) of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, the certificate holder ensures that the personnel handling, offering for transport or transporting the dangerous goods is trained in regards to the conditions of this Equivalency Certificate; and

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

"Equivalency Certificate No. SU 10678 (Ren. 3)"

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:

Bernard Parker


BRP Consultants Inc.

LAVAL Quebec
H7A3L2 Canada





Explanatory Note

This Equivalency Certificate authorizes the certificate holder to transport life-saving appliances without having to display the Class 9 placard on the road vehicle. The safety marks normally required on a small means of containment shall be displayed on all four sides of the life-saving appliance.

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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