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Certificate 11193

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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 11193 (Ren. 1)

Certificate Holder: Aerotech Consumer Aerospace, a division of

RCS Rocket Motor Components, Inc.

Mode of Transport: Road, Rail, Marine, Air

Issue Date: May 21, 2015

Expiry Date: June 30, 2017

CONDITIONS

This Equivalency Certificate (National Competent Authority Approval) authorizes Aerotech Consumer Aerospace, a division of RCS Rocket Motor Components, Inc,. and any person to use the following UN standardized packaging,under the following conditions:

(a) the dangerous goods have been classified by the Chief Inspector of Explosives, Natural Resources Canada as UN0351, ARTICLES, EXPLOSIVE, N.O.S., (ammonium perchlorate), Class 1.4C, Packing Group II as shown in Certificates of Authorization numbers XP2050-A36, XP2050-A36-00083101, XP2050-A36-051103003 and XP2050-A36-051103003B or UN0470, ARTICLES, EXPLOSIVE, N.O.S. (ammonium perchlorate), Class 1.3C, Packing Group II, as shown in Certificate of Authorization number XP2050-A36-051103003 Revision 1;

(b) the dangerous goods classified as UN0351 are packaged in:

(i) inner packagings of fibreboard or pasteboard boxes and conductive plastic bags with thickness equal to or greater than 0.075 mm, where the net explosive quantity does not exceed 72 grams in each inner packaging,

(ii) outer packagings of UN standardized fibreboard boxes, UN code 4G, where the net explosives quantity does not exceed 4.5 kg in each outer packaging, and


Equivalency Certificate

(Approval issued by the competent authority of Canada)

SU 11193 (Ren. 1)

CONDITIONS

(iii) intermediate packagings of fibreboard boxes, if more than 12 inner packagings are contained in an outer packaging. The number of inner packagings in each intermediate packaging does not exceed 12;

(c) the dangerous goods classified as UN0470 are packaged in:

(i) inner packagings of conductive plastic bags with thickness equal to or greater than 0.075 mm, where the net explosive quantity does not exceed 1.4 kg, the igniters are segregated from motors in paper or static-resistant plastic bags, receptacles or plastic trays fitted with dividing partitions, and the ratio of igniters to rocket motors does not exceed 3:2 in each inner packaging, and

(ii) outer packagings of UN standardized fibreboard boxes, UN code 4G, where the net explosives quantity does not exceed 5.6 kg in each outer packaging; and

(d) the shipping document that accompanies the dangerous goods packaged as authorized in this Equivalency Certificate includes the following information legibly and indelibly printed:

"Packaging approved by the Competent Authority of Canada"

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 11193 (Ren. 1)

Contact Person: Gary Rosenfield

Aerotech Consumer Aerospace

2113 W. 850 N. Street

Cedar City UT 84721 USA

Telephone: 435-865-7100 ext. 105

Facsimile: 435-865-7120

E-mail: garoq@scinternet.net

Explanatory Note

The Transport Dangerous Goods Directorate of Transport Canada confirms that the packaging design described in this Equivalency Certificate (National Competent Authority Approval) are deemed to be as equally effective as other packagings for explosives of Class 1 and acceptable to the Canadian Authorities on the basis of test results that exceed those specified in Chapter 6.1 of the UN Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods for packagings intended for Packing Group II dangerous goods. An Equivalency Certificate (National Competent Authority Approval) is required as per:

(i) Packing Instruction 101 of Chapter 3, Part 4, of the Technical Instructions for the Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air, which requires packagings approved by the Competent Authority of Canada for air transport,

(ii) Packing Method EP01 of standard CGSB 43.151-2012 "Packaging, handling, offering for transport and transport of Explosives (Class 1)", October 2012, which requires packagings approved by the Competent Authority of Canada,

(iii) Packing Instruction P101 of the UN Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods - Model Regulations, which requires packagings approved by the Competent Authority of Canada,

(iv) Packing Instruction P101 of the International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code, which requires packagings approved by the Competent Authority of Canada for marine transport.

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