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Certificate 11347

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Transport
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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 11347 (Ren. 1)

Certificate Holder: Taylor-Wharton Malaysia

Mode of Transport: Road, Rail, Marine

Issue Date: September 12, 2016

Expiry Date: July 31, 2021

CONDITIONS

This Equivalency Certificate authorizes Taylor-Wharton Malaysia, to sell, offer for sale, distribute, or deliver in Canada, and authorizes any person to handle, offer for transport, transport, or import into Canada, by road or rail vehicle, or by ship on a domestic voyage, dangerous good that are UN1040, Ethylene Oxide, Class 2.3(2.1), in a means of containment that does not comply with sections 5.1, 5.2, and 5.6, subparagraphs 5.10(1)(a)(ii), 5.10(1)(b)(iii), 5.10(d)(iii), and subsection 5.10(2) of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, if:

Selection and Use

(a) each container is a cylinder within an outer drum where, subject to conditions (b) to (d) of this certificate, the requirements applicable to Specification TC-4BWM cylinders in CSA Standard B340-08, "Selection and use of cylinders, spheres, tubes, and other containers for the transportation of dangerous goods, Class 2", March 2008, cited in the rest of this certificate as CSA B340-08, are complied with;

(b) the containers are filled using Balchem procedure BSOP-022 and are used in accordance with Clause 5.3.5 of CSA B340-08, except that Clauses 5.3.5(a) and 5.3.5(b) do not apply;


Equivalency Certificate

(Approval issued by the competent authority of Canada)

SU 11347 (Ren. 1)

CONDITIONS

(c) despite Clause 5.1.4(b) of CSA B340-08, before being filled, containers due for requalification are requalified in accordance with condition (t) of this certificate;

(d) the means of protection for the valves and accessories are tested in accordance with Clause 4.2.2.3 of CSA B340-08, except that the required testing is performed every year on three containers selected from the lot of containers made that year. If no containers are made in a given year, no testing is required that year;

Manufacture and Requalification

(e) the containers are manufactured at Lot Nos. PT 5073, 5706 & 5077, Jalan Jangur 28/43, Hicom Industrial Estate, 40400 Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia, in accordance with the specific manufacturing processes, the inspection, testing, and quality control procedures, and with drawing number TWM-GA (TC) EOX Drum for the outer drum and drawing number 4EOX-OC00 for the inner cylinder, as filed by Taylor-Wharton Malaysia, with the Director, Regulatory Affairs Branch, Transportation of Dangerous Goods Directorate, Transport Canada;

(f) subject to conditions (g) to (s) of this certificate, the containers are in compliance with the requirements applicable to Specification TC-4BWM set out in CSA Standard B339-08, "Cylinders, spheres, and tubes for the transportation of dangerous goods", March 2008, cited in the rest of the certificate as CSA B339-08;

(g) despite the general requirements of Clause 16.1 of CSA B339-08, each container consists of an inner cylinder made of fusion-welded stainless steel , insulated and contained within an outer drum, with a maximum water capacity of 238 L and a service pressure of 1.5 MPa;

(h) despite the requirements of Clause 16.2.1 of CSA B339-08, each inner cylinder is made from stainless steel of uniform and weldable quality conforming to the chemical composition of Type 304L and each outer drum is made from stainless steel of uniform and weldable quality conforming to the chemical composition of Type 304, as specified in ASTM Standard A 240 / A240M - 10b, "Standard Specification for Chromium and Chromium-Nickel Stainless Steel Plate, Sheet, and Strip for Pressure Vessels and for General Applications" and:


Equivalency Certificate

(Approval issued by the competent authority of Canada)

SU 11347 (Ren. 1)

CONDITIONS

(i) the steel has the following chemical composition:

Element Range or maximum limit, mass %

Type 304 Type 304L

Carbon (max) 0.08 0.030

Manganese (max) 2.00 2.00

Phosphorus (max) 0.045 0.045

Sulphur (max) 0.030 0.030

Silicon (max) 1.00 0.75

Nickel 8.0 to 10.50 8.0 to 12.0

Chromium 18.0 to 20.0 18.0 to 20.0

Molybdenum ---- ----

Nitrogen 0.10 0.10

Iron Balance Balance

(ii) the tolerances for product analysis are as per Table 20 in

CSA B339-08;

(i) despite the requirements of Clause 16.2.2 of CSA B339-08, the steel for both the inner cylinder and the outer drum has tensile properties that meet the requirements of Table 24 of CSA B339-08 and has notch-toughness properties that meet the requirements of Clause 21.11 of CSA B339-08;

(j) in addition to the requirements of Clause 16.4 of CSA B339-08, openings in the inner cylinder do not exceed 76 mm in diameter or 33% of the inner cylinder diameter, whichever is the lesser. Attachments to a fitting, boss, or pad are made by welding, brazing, threads, or by other mechanical means;

(k) in addition to the requirements of Clause 16.5 of CSA B339-08:

(i) the ends and cylindrical section of the inner cylinder conform to the design shape and have no abrupt shape changes,

(ii) the inner cylinder joints are in reasonably true alignment. Attachments are fusion-welded to the ends of the inner cylinder and are of a weldable material that complies with the impact requirements;


Equivalency Certificate

(Approval issued by the competent authority of Canada)

SU 11347 (Ren. 1)

CONDITIONS

(iii) the surface of the inner cylinder is insulated with 2.54 cm of fiberglass, a fire-resistant material. The insulation is covered with an outer drum that is not less than 2.5 mm thick, so constructed that moisture cannot come in contact with the insulating material. The annular space between the inner cylinder and outer drum is designed to withstand a pressure of 517 kPa without leakage; and

(iv) brazing, soldering, and threading is permitted only for joints not made directly to the inner cylinder body;

(l) despite the requirements of Clause 16.6 of CSA B339-08, heat treatment of the completed cylinders is not required nor permitted. If the manufacturer desires to conduct heat treatment, it may be permitted with agreement of the Director, Regulatory Affairs Branch, Transportation of Dangerous Goods Directorate, Transport Canada, following review of the heat treatment parameters;

(m) despite the requirements of Clauses 16.8.1 and 16.8.2 of CSA B339-08, each container is tested as follows:

(i) Before insulating and jacketing, each inner cylinder is inspected by pneumatic proof testing at two times the service pressure for a minimum of 30 s and shows no defects. The pneumatic proof test is performed in accordance with the proof pressure method specified in Compressed Gas Association (CGA) publication C-1-2009, "Methods for Pressure Testing Compressed Gas Cylinders", cited in the rest of the certificate as CGA C‑1. Following proof pressure testing, all cylinders are examined for leaks. This examination may be conducted manually or by automation. Leak testing must be conducted by submersion under water or any other equally sensitive method to detect a leak at a pressure not less than the cylinder's marked service pressure. Other leak testing methods that are at least as sensitive as submersion under water at service pressure may be permitted with the agreement of the Director. Cylinders that leak or exhibit injurious defects are rejected;


Equivalency Certificate

(Approval issued by the competent authority of Canada)

SU 11347 (Ren. 1)

CONDITIONS

(n) despite the requirements of Clause 16.8.3 of CSA B339-08, at the time of manufacture, one representative inner cylinder from either the lot made in that year or from each lot of 200 containers, whichever is less, is tested as follows:

(i) The inner cylinder is pressurized to four times the service pressure using proof pressure testing with water and is held for a minimum of 60 s without bursting. If this cylinder bursts at a pressure below four times its service pressure, the entire lot is rejected. This hydrostatic proof test is performed in accordance with the proof pressure method specified in CGA C-1;

(o) despite the requirements of Clause 16.9.1 of CSA B339-08, only Type A specimens are permitted for tensile tests;

(p) impact testing is required for the inner cylinder as per the requirements of Clause 21.11 of CSA B339-08;

(q) despite the requirements of Clause 16.12 of CSA B339-08, following installation of valve(s) or fitting(s) by the manufacturer, the completed assembly does not leak when tested at a pressure of at least 500 kPa.

(r) despite the requirements for marking of Clause 16.14.1 of CSA B339-08:

(i) Markings are placed on each outer drum shoulder or top end, or on a permanently attached plate, or on the end protective ring. When the marking is placed on a plate, space is left on the plate to mark at least six requalification dates,

(ii) the serial number and the manufacturer's registered mark are duplicated permanently and legibly on the inner cylinder;

(s) the Transport Canada mark, the specification designation, and the service pressure marked on each container is:

TC-SU 11347 - 15

If there are markings on the container for approval in more than one regulatory jurisdiction, each jurisdiction's markings are on a separate plate and the plates are not separated by more than 10 cm;


Equivalency Certificate

(Approval issued by the competent authority of Canada)

SU 11347 (Ren. 1)

CONDITIONS

(t) subject to condition (u) of this certificate, each container is requalified by a facility registered by Transport Canada under Clause 25 of CSA B339-08, by pneumatic proof pressure testing in accordance with the proof pressure method specified in CGA C-1 including an internal visual inspection of the inner container and an external visual inspection of the outer drum conducted to the extent possible in accordance with Compressed Gas Association (CGA) publication CGA C-6-2007, "Standards for Visual Inspection of Steel Compressed Gas Cylinders";

(u) the requalification period for each container requalified in accordance with this certificate is 10 years;

(v) the documents referred to in Clause 4.19 of CSA B339-08 are retained by the manufacturer and by the Independent Inspector, as defined in that standard, for the service life of the containers;

(w) the certificate holder or the user reports any incident involving loss of contents or failure of the cylinders to the Director, Regulatory Affairs Branch, Transportation of Dangerous Goods Directorate, Transport Canada; and

(x) prior to applying for renewal of this certificate, the certificate holder reports a summary of the container manufacturing and performance experience to the Director, Regulatory Affairs Branch, Transportation of Dangerous Goods Directorate, Transport Canada.


Equivalency Certificate

(Approval issued by the competent authority of Canada)

SU 11347 (Ren. 1)

CONDITIONS

This Equivalency Certificate serves as the registration of Taylor-Wharton Malaysia pursuant to Clause 25.2 of CSA B339-08, to manufacture cylinders of the design specified herein. Taylor-Wharton Malaysia's registered mark, pursuant to CSA B339-08, is:

M9801

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

Approvals and Special Regulatory Projects


Equivalency Certificate

(Approval issued by the competent authority of Canada)

SU 11347 (Ren. 1)

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

Contact Person: Ahmad Sanusi Kadir

Senior Design Engineer

Taylor-Wharton Malaysia

Lot No.s PT 5073, 5076 & 5077

Jalan Jangur 28/43, Hicom Industrial Estate

40400 Shah Alam, Selangor

Malaysia

Telephone: 603-5195-5523

Facsimile: 603-5191-1473

E-mail: askadir@taylor-wharton.com.my

Explanatory Note

This Equivalency Certificate authorizes the manufacture and use of a container that has a drum as the outer shell but contains an inner cylinder that is based on specification TC-4BWM of CSA B339-08. This inner cylinder is a welded cylinder made using stainless steel as an alternative to carbon steel and is then wrapped in insulation and placed permanently inside an outer jacket that is a drum. There are other jurisdictions, specifically the United States, where the drum specification itself is permitted for ethylene oxide use without a requirement of design qualification of the inner cylinder. If the container carries a marking depicting it as a UN 1A1 specification drum, this marking is intended for its use in the United States and does not apply in Canada. The TC-SU marking as per equivalency certificate is the only marking applicable in Canada. Any contradictory marking is located in close proximity to the TC mark to prevent confusion while used in Canada. In Canada this container is to be used only for UN1040, ethylene oxide; or ethylene oxide with nitrogen. As per its specification, the container must undergo requalification every ten years. The Certificate Holder has demonstrated that when manufactured under the conditions stipulated herein, the cylinder could be used with equivalent safety.

Legend for Certificate Number

SH - Road, SR - Rail, SA - Air, SM - Marine

SU - More than one Mode of Transport

Ren. - Renewal


Equivalency Certificate

(Approval issued by the competent authority of Canada)

SU 11347 (Ren. 1)

NOTE

Under Canadian Law, a foreign manufacturer of non-specification means of containment cannot be charged with an offence under the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act, 1992 for failure to comply with the conditions of an Equivalency Certificate. However, certain remedies under the Act are available to Transport Canada in this eventuality.

These include:

1. detention of dangerous goods and consequently the means of containment containing them (subsection 17(1));

2. detention of the means of containment whether full or empty
(subsection 17(1));

3. directions not to import the means of containment or to return them to origin (subsection 17(3));

4. inspectors' directions (section 19);

5. directions to importers of the means of containment to issue notices of defective construction or recall (subsection 9(2)); and

6. revocation of the Equivalency Certificate, thereby making any use of the means of containment an offence (subsection 31(6)).

If none of the foregoing are adequate, Protective Directions may be issued to prohibit or to control the use of the means of containment (section 32).



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Date modified:
2017-06-19