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Certificate 11326

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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 11326 (Ren. 1)

Certificate Holder: Real Time Measurements Inc.

Mode of Transport: Road, Rail

Issue Date: November 25, 2015

Expiry Date: November 30, 2017

CONDITIONS

This Equivalency Certificate authorizes Real Time Measurements Inc., 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, dangerous goods that are UN3091, LITHIUM METAL BATTERIES CONTAINED IN EQUIPMENT, Class 9, in a manner that does not comply with section 5.12 of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, under the following conditions:

(a) each cell or 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 cells or batteries contained in equipment are transported in a strong outer means of containment constructed of suitable material, of adequate strength and design in relation to the packaging capacity, and its intended use. The means of containment shall be constructed in such a manner as to prevent accidental operation during transport;

Equivalency Certificate

(Approval issued by the competent authority of Canada)

SU 11326 (Ren. 1)

CONDITIONS

(c) each means of containment is fitted with a low density foam insert, custom manufactured to conform to the exact shape of the equipment containing the cell or battery;

(d) the cells or batteries shall be protected against short circuit;

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

"Equivalency Certificate No. SU 11326 (Ren. 1)"

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 11326 (Ren. 1)

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

Contact Person: Lee Hayford

General Manager

Real Time Measurements Inc.

505 - 36 Avenue S.E.

Calgary AB T2G 1W5

Telephone: 403-561-1603

Fax: 403-720-3319

E-mail: lee@rty.ca

Explanatory Note

This certificate authorizes the applicant to transport UN3091, LITHIUM METAL BATTERIES CONTAINED IN EQUIPMENT, Class 9, in a strong outer means of containment constructed of suitable material, of adequate strength and design in relation to the packaging capacity, and its intended use (HPRD2300, HPRD2400, UK518 UltraCase or UK6010 Case). Each means of containment is fitted with a low density foam insert, custom manufactured to conform to the exact shape of the equipment containing the cell or battery. These means of containment offer an equivalent level of safety compared to the means of containment prescribed in Part 5 of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations. The conditions of this certificate reflect the requirements outlined in the latest edition of the UN Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods - Model Regulations.

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