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Certificate 11550

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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 11550 (Ren. 1)

Certificate Holder: Praxair Canada Inc.

Mode of Transport: Road

Issue Date: October 3, 2016

Expiry Date: May 31, 2020

CONDITIONS

This Equivalency Certificate authorizes Praxair Canada Inc., to handle, offer for transport or transport, and authorizes any person to handle, offer for transport, transport, or import into Canada, by road vehicle, dangerous goods that are UN1049, HYDROGEN, COMPRESSED, Class 2.1, in means of containment, in a manner that does not comply with subparagraphs 5.10(1)(a)(ii) or 5.10(1)(a)(iii) of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, if:

(a) the means of containment is a specification TC-3AAXM tube or an equivalent container as defined 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, and cited in the rest of this certificate as CSA B340-08, and the requirements in CSA B340-08 are complied with except that the reference in Clause 4.3.1 of CSA B340-08 to CGA Publication S-1.1 is read as a reference to CGA Publication S-1.1-2011, "Pressure Relief Device Standards - Part 1 - Cylinders for Compressed Gases", Fourteenth Edition, published by the Compressed Gas Association, Inc. despite Clause 2 of CSA B340-08; or


Equivalency Certificate

(Approval issued by the competent authority of Canada)

SH 11550 (Ren. 1)

CONDITIONS

(b) the means of containment is a UN tube and the requirements in CSA Standard B342-09, "Selection and use of UN pressure receptacles and multiple-element gas containers for the transportation of dangerous goods, Class 2", March 2009, and cited in the rest of this certificate as CSA B342-09, are complied with except that the reference in Clause 4.5.1.3 of CSA B342-09 to CGA Publication S-1.1 is read as a reference to CGA Publication S-1.1-2011, "Pressure Relief Device Standards - Part 1 - Cylinders for Compressed Gases", Fourteenth Edition, published by the Compressed Gas Association, Inc., despite Clause 2 of CSA B342-09; and

(c) the certificate holder reports any incident involving loss of contents or failure of the means of containment to the Director, Regulatory Affairs Branch, Transportation of Dangerous Goods Directorate, Transport 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

Approvals and Special Regulatory Projects


Equivalency Certificate

(Approval issued by the competent authority of Canada)

SH 11550 (Ren. 1)

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

Contact Person: Hassan Rahal

Manager S&ES Compliance

Praxair Canada Inc.

80 Westcreek Blvd.

Brampton ON L6T 0B8

Telephone: 905-595-3791

Facsimile: 905-595-3832

E-mail: Hassan_Rahal@praxair.com

Explanatory Note

This Equivalency Certificate authorizes the transport of UN1049, hydrogen, compressed, in tubes without pressure-relief devices. The 2014 edition of CSA B340, which has been published and is expected to be adopted into the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, will allow this practice through the adoption of the latest edition of CGA Publication S-1.1. Similarly, the 2015 edition of CSA B342, which is soon to be published and also expected to be adopted into the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, will allow this practice through the adoption of the latest edition of CGA Publication S-1.1. The certificate holder has demonstrated that when used under the conditions stipulated herein, the tubes could be used with an equivalent level of safety.

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