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Certificate 11527

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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.: SH 11527 (REN 1)

Certificate Holder: Biomed Recovery and Disposal Ltd.

Mode of Transport: Road

Issue Date: 2016-09-13

Expiry Date: 2018-11-30

CONDITIONS

This Equivalency Certificate authorizes Biomed Recovery and Disposal Ltd., to handle, offer for transport or transport, and authorizes any person to handle or transport on behalf of the certificate holder, by road vehicle, dangerous goods that are UN2814, INFECTIOUS SUBSTANCE, AFFECTING HUMANS, Class 6.2, Category A, in a manner that does not comply with subsection 5.1(1) and section 5.16 of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, under the following conditions:

(a) the dangerous goods are intended for disposal;

(b) the dangerous goods are contained in a securely closed single-use, leakproof and puncture proof biomedical waste plastic container;

(c) the container described in condition (b) of this certificate is contained in a securely closed plastic bag meeting the requirements of Table 4 of the National Standard of Canada CAN/CGSB-43.125-99 "Packaging of Infectious Substances, Diagnostic Specimens, Biological Products and Biomedical Waste for Transport", May 1999, cited in the rest of this certificate as CAN/CGSB-43.125-99. The plastic bag contains sufficient absorbent material to absorb any free liquid visible in the biomedical waste plastic container;

(d) the securely closed plastic bag described in conditions (c) of this certificate is contained in a securely closed fiberboard box meeting the requirements of Table 5A or Table 5B of CAN/CGSB 43.125-99;

(e) the exterior surface of the biomedical waste plastic container described in condition (b) of this certificate or the exterior surface of the plastic bag described in condition (c) of this certificate shall be disinfected before being placed into the outer packaging. The disinfection shall be done in accordance with the recommendations of the Competent Public Health Authority;

(f) the means of containment are transported in a closed means of transport;

(g) the dangerous goods are transported to the closest appropriate disposal facility available at the time the dangerous goods are offered for transport;

(h) 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;

(i) the requirements of Part 2 (Classification), Part 3 (Documentation), Part 4 (Dangerous Goods Safety Marks), Part 6 (Training), Part 7 (Emergency Response Assistance Plan) and Part 8 (Accidental Release and Imminent Accidental Release Report Requirements) of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations are complied with;

(j) a paper or electronic copy of this Equivalency Certificate accompanies the dangerous goods;

(k) the shipping document includes the following information legibly and indelibly printed:

"Equivalency Certificate No. SH 11527 (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

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:

Enos Willett

ABERDEEN Saskatchewan P.O. Box 334
S0K0A0 Canada

Telephone:

306-253-4476

Fax:

306-253-4338

E-mail:

enos@sasktel.net

Explanatory Note

This Equivalency Certificate authorizes the transportation of dangerous goods that are biomedical wastes contaminated with Category A infectious substances, to the disposal site. The dangerous goods classified as UN2814, INFECTIOUS SUBSTANCE, AFFECTING HUMANS, Class 6.2, Category A, are transported in a manner that does not comply with subsection 5.1(1) and section 5.16 of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods 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