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Certificate 10759

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Transport
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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 10759 (Ren. 2)

Certificate Holder: Hirsch Precision Inc.

Mode of Transport: Road, Rail, Marine

Issue Date: June 16, 2015

Expiry Date: July 31, 2017

CONDITIONS

This Equivalency Certificate authorizes Hirsch Precision Inc., to handle, offer for transport or transport and authorizes any person to handle or transport by road or railway vehicle or by ship on a domestic voyage,dangerous goods that are UN0161, Powder, smokeless, Class 1.3C, Packing Group II, and UN0499, Propellant, Solid, Class 1.3C, Packing Group II, under an alternate shipping name that is listed in Column 2 of Schedule 1 of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, if:

(a) where applicable, under the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, the following information is used:

(i) the shipping name "Flammable Solid, inorganic, N.O.S. (Small Arms Propellant)",

(ii) the classification "4.1",

(iii) the product identification number "UN3178",

(iv) the packing group number "II";

(b) the maximum net quantity of smokeless powder per inner packaging does not exceed 4 kg;


Equivalency Certificate

(Approval issued by the competent authority of Canada)

SU 10759 (Ren. 2)

CONDITIONS

(c) the quantities of the smokeless powder do not exceed 50 kg net explosives quantity per vehicle;

(d) the inner packagings are so arranged and protected so as to prevent the simultaneous ignition of the contents of the outer packaging;

(e) the complete package is classified in accordance with the Explosives Act and Regulations;

(f) the applicable requirements of National Standard of Canada

CAN/CGSB 43.151-97, "Packing of Explosives (Class 1) for Transportation", December 1997, are complied with;

(g) 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;

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

(i) "Equivalency Certificate No. SU 10759 (Ren. 2)",

(ii) "Maximum 50 kg quantity per road vehicle or combination of road vehicle and trailer", and

(iii) "Product subject to the Explosives Act and requires an Importation Permit".

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

_____________________________

Benoit Turcotte

Director

Regulatory Affairs Branch


Equivalency Certificate

(Approval issued by the competent authority of Canada)

SU 10759 (Ren. 2)

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

Contact Person: Peter Dobson

Manager

Hirsch Precision Inc.

33 John Wood Road

Lake Echo NS B3E 1N1

Telephone: 902-829-2932

Facsimile: 902-829-2782

E-mail: peterdobson@ns.sympatico.ca

Explanatory Note

This Equivalency Certificate allows the applicant to handle, offer for transport or transport smokeless powder, as a flammable solid in quantities up to 50 kg. The inner packaging is arranged and protected to prevent simultaneous ignition of the total contents and as a result, the packaging of the product is such that any possible hazard is minimized.

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