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Certificate 10856

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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.: SH 10856 (Ren. 2)

Certificate Holder: Weatherford Canada Partnership

Mode of Transport: Road

Issue Date: October 29, 2015

Expiry Date: October 31, 2017

CONDITIONS

This Equivalency Certificate authorizes Weatherford Canada Partnership to handle, offer for transport or transport, and authorizes any person to handle, offer for transport, transport or import into Canada, on behalf of the certificate holder, by road vehicle, dangerous goods that are UN1746, BROMINE TRIFLUORIDE,

Class 5.1(6.1)(8), Packing Group I, in a manner that does not comply with subsections 5.1(1) and 5.12(1) of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, with respect to the selection and use of the means of containment, if:

(a) the primary means of containment are made of seamless cold drawn alloy steel tubing of grade SAE4130, SAE4135 or SAE4140, and are in compliance with the drawings CCI Chemical Cylinder Assembly on file with the Director, Regulatory Affairs Branch, Transport Dangerous Goods Directorate, Transport Canada;

(b) each primary means of containment has been successfully tested to a proof pressure equal to or greater than 34 474 kPa (5 000 psi);

(c) the primary means of containment are filled with the dangerous goods to a pressure equal to or less than 4 826 KPa (700 psi) and are tested for leaks after filling;


Equivalency Certificate

(Approval issued by the competent authority of Canada)

SH 10856 (Ren. 2)

CONDITIONS

(d) the level of filling of the primary means of containment does not exceed 95% of the capacity of the means of containment at a temperature of 50°C and the container does not become liquid full at a temperature of 55ºC;

(e) the primary means of containment are firmly closed with the transport plugs and the vent plugs while in transport;

(f) the primary means of containment have an outside diameter equal to or greater than 1,75 cm and less than or equal to 5,1 cm, an overall length equal to or greater than 61 cm and less than or equal to 214 cm and contain a net volume of dangerous good equal to or greater than 0,09 L and less than or equal to 1,4 L;

(g) the primary means of containment are placed in an outer packaging that is a strong wooden box reinforced with steel brackets that complies with the drawing "CCI Chemical Cylinder Shipping Box" dated November 2, 2008, on file with the Director, Regulatory Affairs Branch, Transport Dangerous Goods Directorate, Transport Canada;

(h) each outer packaging contains six primary means of containment or less and these inner packagings are secured to prevent shifting and movement in transport;

(i) each outer packaging is marked legibly and durably, in characters having a height equal to or greater than 12 mm with the Equivalency Certificate Number "SH10856" near the dangerous goods safety marks applied in compliance with Part 4 of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations;

(j) the provider of technical information, who may be reached using the "24‑Hour Number" required to be marked on the shipping paper in accordance with Part 3 of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, is aware that the pressure containers have no pressure relief devices and can provide technical assistance about it in case the containers are exposed to a fire;


Equivalency Certificate

(Approval issued by the competent authority of Canada)

SH 10856 (Ren. 2)

CONDITIONS

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

"Equivalency Certificate No. SH 10856 (Ren. 2)"

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)

SH 10856 (Ren. 2)

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

Contact Person: Teresa Padlewski

Fleet Safety - Canadian Region

Quality, Health, Safety, Security & Environment

Weatherford Canada

2004 - 64th Avenue

Edmonton AB T6P 1Z3

Telephone: 780-395-8433

Facsimile:

E-mail: Teresa.padlewski@ca.weatherford.com

Explanatory Note

This Equivalency Certificate authorizes the transportation of a liquid dangerous goods included in Class 5.1(6.1)(8), in means of containment that are non-UN standardized pressure containers. Up to six of these pressure containers made of alloy steel are placed in a strong wooden box for transport. While the pressure container meets most requirements of chapter 15 and Packing Instruction 200 of Transport Canada Standard TP14850E "Small Containers for Transport of Dangerous Goods, Classes 3, 4, 5, 6.1, 8 and 9, a Transport Canada Standard", it does not meet clause 15.1.2 which requires that the pressure container be permitted for use in accordance with CSA Standard B340-08, "Selection and use of cylinders, spheres, tubes, and other containers for the transportation of dangerous goods, Class 2", March 2008, or CSA Standard B342-09, "Selection and use of UN pressure receptacles and multiple-element gas containers for the transport of dangerous goods, Class 2", March 2009, for the handling, offering for transport or transporting any dangerous goods included in Class 2. The level of safety is maintained or increased over complying with the existing packaging requirements set out in the referenced safety standard.

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