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Certificate 10806

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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 10806 (Ren. 4)

Certificate Holder: General Motors Company and its affiliates

Mode of Transport: Road, Rail, Marine, Air

Issue Date: September 28, 2015

Expiry Date: October 31, 2017

CONDITIONS

ROAD, RAIL, MARINE

1. This Equivalency Certificate authorizes General Motors Company and its affiliates, to handle, offer for transport or transport and authorizes any person to handle or transport on behalf of the certificate holder by road or railway vehicle, or by ship on a domestic voyage, dangerous goods that are LITHIUM BATTERIES, Class 9, UN3090, Packing Group II, LITHIUM BATTERIES CONTAINED IN EQUIPMENT, Class 9, UN3091, Packing Group II, LITHIUM ION BATTERIES, Class 9, UN3480, Packing Group II or LITHIUM ION BATTERIES CONTAINED IN EQUIPMENT, Class 9, UN3481, Packing Group II, in a manner that does not comply with paragraph 2.43.1(2)(d) of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, under the following conditions:

(a) each battery containing cells or series of cells connected in parallel is equipped with effective means as necessary to prevent dangerous reverse current flow (e.g., diodes, fuses, etc.);

(b) 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;

Equivalency Certificate

(Approval issued by the competent authority of Canada)

SU 10806 (Ren. 4)

CONDITIONS

ROAD, RAIL, MARINE

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

"Equivalency Certificate No. SU 10806 (Ren. 4)"

AIR

2. This Equivalency Certificate authorizes General Motors Company and its affiliates, to handle, offer for transport or transport and authorizes any person to handle or transport on behalf of the certificate holder, by cargo aircraft, dangerous goods that are UN3090, LITHIUM METAL BATTERIES, Class 9, Packing Group II, UN3091, LITHIUM METAL BATTERIES CONTAINED IN EQUIPMENT, Class 9, Packing Group II, UN3480, LITHIUM ION BATTERIES, Class 9, Packing Group II or UN3481, LITHIUM ION BATTERIES CONTAINED IN EQUIPMENT, Class 9, Packing Group II, in accordance with Special Provision A99 of the Technical Instructions for the Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air as incorporated by reference in section 12.1 of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, under the following conditions:

(a) each cell and battery have been determined to meet the criteria for assignment to Class 9 on the basis of tests carried out in accordance with the Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods - Manual of Tests and Criteria, Part III, subsection 38.3;

(b) the dangerous goods are packaged as per their corresponding Packing Instructions 965, 967, 968 or 970 of the Technical Instructions for the Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air;

(c) the battery or battery assembly may have a gross mass exceeding 35 kg;

(d) 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;

(e) a paper or electronic copy of this Equivalency Certificate accompanies the dangerous goods;

Equivalency Certificate

(Approval issued by the competent authority of Canada)

SU 10806 (Ren. 4)

CONDITIONS

AIR

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

"Equivalency Certificate No. SU 10806 (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

_____________________________

David Lamarche P. Eng., ing.

Chief

Permits and Approvals Division


Equivalency Certificate

(Approval issued by the competent authority of Canada)

SU 10806 (Ren. 4)

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

Contact Person: Deanna M. Hartwell

Dangerous Goods Compliance General Supervisor

General Motors Company

3023 Airpark Drive North

Flint MI 48507

USA

Telephone: 586-859-3232

Fax: 810-606-4008

E-mail: deanna.hartwell@gm.com

Explanatory Note

This Equivalency Certificate authorizes the certificate holder to transport batteries, containing cells or series of cells connected in parallel, equipped with effective means as necessary to prevent dangerous reverse current flow (e.g., diodes, fuses, etc.).

This Equivalency Certificate is also issued by the competent authority of Canada in accordance with Special Provision A99 of the Technical Instructions for the Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air.

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