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Certificate 11499

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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.: SR 11499 (REN 1)

Certificate Holder: UTLX Manufacturing, LLC

Mode of Transport: Rail

Issue Date: 2017-05-18

Expiry Date: 2019-05-31

CONDITIONS

This Equivalency Certificate authorizes UTLX Manufacturing, LLC to handle, offer for transport or transport and authorizes any person to handle, offer for transport or transport, by railway vehicle, dangerous goods in a tank car that does not comply with subsection 5.1(2) and subparagraph 5.14(1)(b)(ii) of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, if:

(a) the dangerous goods are Class 3 and are assigned Special Provision 3 or 67 in Transport Canada Standard TP14877E, "Containers for Transport of Dangerous Goods by Rail, a Transport Canada Standard", December 2013;

(b) the tank is manufactured by UTLX Manufacturing, LLC;

(c) the tank car conforms to specification 120J100W or 120J200W except that:

(i) despite clauses 8.3.12 and 8.3.22 of Transport Canada Standard TP14877E, "Containers for Transport of Dangerous Goods by Rail, a Transport Canada Standard", December 2013, the manway cover has a hinged and bolted design and has a smaller thickness in accordance with Union Tank Car Company drawing no. 507400 revision K, on file with Transport Canada, Transport Dangerous Goods Directorate, and,

(ii) the tank car, excluding the manway nozzle, is insulated in accordance with clause 8.3.19 a. of Transport Canada Standard TP14877E, "Containers for Transport of Dangerous Goods by Rail, a Transport Canada Standard", December 2013;

(d) the protective housings satisfy the requirements specified for paragraph E.10.2.1 of the Association of American Railroads Specifications for Tank Cars, issue of October 2007, as amended to September 2014, cited in the rest of this Certificate as AAR M-1002;

(e) if the tank car is equipped with a bottom outlet, its actuation complies with paragraph E.10.1.2.8 of AAR M-1002; and

(f) the Equivalency Certificate number "SR 11499" is stenciled on each long side of the tank car in letters and numbers no less than 100 mm (4 in.) high.

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

Image in permit

David Lamarche

Chief

Permits and Approvals division


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

Contact Person:

Mustapha Ghazal-Tokko

Design Analysis Engineer

UTLX Manufacturing, LLC

6325 Hwy 1 North
ALEXANDRIA Louisiana
71303 United States of America (the)

Telephone:

281-591-3624

Fax:

E-mail:

ghazal-tokkom@utlx.com

Explanatory Note

UTLX has demonstrated that their Class 120 pressure tank cars with variances to the manway requirements, i.e. hinged and smaller thickness cover and un-insulated nozzle, combined with enhanced protective housings offer at least an equivalent level of safety to the Class 117, generally prescribed for flammable liquids.

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