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Certificate 10699

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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.: SH 10699 (REN 4)

Certificate Holder: Clean Harbors and all affiliated companies

Mode of Transport: Road

Issue Date: 2017-06-06

Expiry Date: 2020-12-31


This Equivalency Certificate authorizes Clean Harbors and all affiliated companies to handle, offer for transport or transport, and authorizes any person to handle or transport on behalf of the certificate holder, by road vehicle, dangerous goods that are:


• UN1978, PROPANE, Class 2.1,

in means of containment that do not comply with sections 4.15, 4.15.2, 4.15.3, subsection 5.1(1), subparagraph 5.10(1)(a)(ii), and subsection 5.10(2) of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, if:

(a) subject to conditions (b) and (c) of this certificate, the requirements of

CSA Standard B340 08, "Selection and use of cylinders, spheres, tubes, and other containers for the transportation of dangerous goods, Class 2",

March 2008, cited in the rest of this certificate as CSA B340-08, are complied with;

(b) each means of containment complies with Clause 6.6 of CSA B340-08 except that the water capacity of each means of containment shall not be greater than 454 L;

(c) each means of containment was manufactured prior to August 1, 2005;

(d) the means of containment have displayed on them a label and the other safety marks required in sections 4.10, 4.11, and 4.12 of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations;

(e) the road vehicle used to transport the means of containment has placards displayed on it in accordance with Part 4 of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations;

(f) 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

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

"Equivalency Certificate No. SH 10699 (Ren. 4)"

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:

Paul Thompson

Vice President - Transportation Compliance

Clean Harbors

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Explanatory Note

The Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations (TDGR) has redefined the term "small means of containment" from "a container with a water capacity of

454 L or less to a means of containment with a capacity of 450 L or less". This equivalency certificate authorizes Clean Harbors and all affiliated companies to transport liquefied petroleum gas and propane in means of containment up to 454 L in water capacity, in a manner that is normally only permitted for small means of containment provided that the means of containment was manufactured before August 1, 2005. The CSA Standard B339-96 authorized the manufacture of cylinders having a volume of 454 L or less. This standard was replaced by CSA Standard B339-02 on July 13, 2005. As per CSA Standard B339-02, the maximum volume of a cylinder of specification TC-4BW is 450 L. Part 5 of TDGR do not authorize the manufacture of cylinders of specification

TC-4BW of more than 450 L after July 13, 2005. The Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act, 1992, requires the use of means of containment compliant with Part 5 of TDGR for the transportation of dangerous goods.

The certificate also allows safety marks required on small means of containment to be displayed on means of containment that are 454 L or less.

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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