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Certificate 10880

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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 10880 (Ren. 2)

Certificate Holder: DSS Marine Ltée

Mode of Transport: Road

Issue Date: May 24, 2016

Expiry Date: May 31, 2018


This Equivalency Certificate authorizes DSS Marine Ltée to handle, offer for transport or transport and authorizes any person to handle or transport on behalf of the certificate holder, on a road vehicle, dangerous goods that are UN2990, LIFE-SAVING APPLIANCES, SELF-INFLATING, Class 9, or UN3072, LIFE-SAVING APPLIANCES NOT SELF-INFLATING, containing dangerous goods as equipment, Class 9, in a manner that does not comply with section 4.15 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;

Equivalency Certificate

(Approval issued by the competent authority of Canada)

SH 10880 (Ren. 2)


(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;

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

"Equivalency Certificate No. SH 10880 (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.


Permits and Approvals Division

Equivalency Certificate

(Approval issued by the competent authority of Canada)

SH 10880 (Ren. 2)

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

Contact Person: Alun Nixon

Sales & Service Representative

DSS Marine Ltée

5590 Thimens boulevard

St-Laurent QC H4R 2K9

Telephone: 514-956-7748

Facsimile: 514-956-7769


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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