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Certificate 11601

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Transport
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Safety and Security

Transport Dangerous
Goods Directorate
330 Sparks Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0N5
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Sécurité et sûreté

Direction générale du
transport des marchandises dangereuses
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Equivalency Certificate

(Approval issued by the competent authority of Canada)

Certificate No.: SU 11601 (Ren. 1)

Certificate Holder: Call2Recycle Canada

Mode of Transport: Road, Rail, Marine

Issue Date: July 31, 2016

Expiry Date: July 31, 2017

CONDITIONS

This Equivalency Certificate authorizes Call2Recycle Canada and the participants in the program Call2Recycle to handle, offer for transport or transport and authorizes any person to handle or transport on behalf of Call2Recycle Canada or the participants in the program Call2Recycle, by road or railway vehicle, or by ship on a domestic voyage, dangerous goods that are

  • UN3090, LITHIUM METAL BATTERIES (including lithium alloy batteries), Class 9,
  • UN3091, LITHIUM METAL BATTERIES CONTAINED IN EQUIPMENT, (including lithium alloy batteries), Class 9,
  • UN3480, LITHIUM ION BATTERIES (including lithium ion polymer batteries), Class 9, or
  • UN3481, LITHIUM ION BATTERIES CONTAINED IN EQUIPMENT (including lithium ion polymer batteries), Class 9,

in a manner that does not comply with Part 3 (Documentation), Part 4 (Dangerous Goods Safety Marks), Part 5 (Means of Containment) and Part 6 (Training) of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, under the following conditions:

(a) the cells and batteries are intended for disposal or recycling, and are transported from sites participating in the Call2Recycle program to the disposal or recycling facilities;

Equivalency Certificate

(Approval issued by the competent authority of Canada)

SU 11601 (Ren. 1)

CONDITIONS

(b) the lithium metal or lithium alloy batteries have an aggregate lithium content less than or equal to 25 g, and the lithium-ion batteries have a watt-hour rating less than or equal to 300 Wh;

(c) the cells and batteries are transported in a means of containment designed, constructed, filled, closed, secured and maintained so that under normal conditions of transport, including handling, there will be no accidental release of the dangerous goods that could endanger public safety;

(d) the maximum net mass of the cells and batteries is less than or equal to 30 kg for fiberboard boxes and less than or equal to 400 kg for plastic or metal drums;

(e) metal means of containment are fitted with a non-conductive lining material (e.g. plastics) of adequate strength for the intended use;

(f) the cells and batteries are designed or packed to prevent short circuits and the dangerous evolution of heat;

(g) protection against short circuits and the dangerous evolution of heat includes, but is not limited to:

(i) individual protection of the battery terminals,

(ii) inner means of containment to prevent contact between cells and batteries,

(iii) batteries with recessed terminals designed to protect against short circuits, or

(iv) the use of non-conductive and non-combustible cushioning material to fill empty space between the cells or batteries in the means of containment;

(h) the cells and batteries are secured within the means of containment to prevent excessive movement during transport (e.g. by using a non-conductive and non-combustible cushioning material or through the use of a tightly closed plastics bag);

Equivalency Certificate

(Approval issued by the competent authority of Canada)

SU 11601 (Ren. 1)

CONDITIONS

(i) the means of containment containing the cells and batteries are marked with an indication that the means of containment may contain lithium metal or lithium ion batteries for recycling;

(j) damaged or defective cells and batteries must not be offered for transport or transported under the conditions of this Equivalency Certificate;

(k) Call2Recycle Canada ensures that a copy of this Equivalency Certificate is available to all participants in the program Call2Recycle;

(l) Call2Recycle Canada provides training videos and/or instructions on their website that explains the requirements of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations and the conditions of this Equivalency Certificate;

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 11601 (Ren. 1)

Contact Person: Joe Zenobio

President

Call2Recycle Canada

5140 Yonge Street, Suite 1570

Toronto ON M2N 6L7

Telephone: 416-307-2850

Facsimile:

E-mail: jzenobio@call2recycle.ca

Explanatory Note

Call2Recycle Canada is a non-profit organization that collects and recycles batteries at no cost for municipalities, businesses, consumers and government agencies. This Equivalency Certificate authorizes Call2Recycle Canada and the participants in the program Call2Recycle to handle, offer for transport or transport and authorizes any person to handle or transport on behalf of Call2Recycle Canada or the participants in the program Call2Recycle, dangerous goods that are lithium metal or lithium-ion cells and batteries in a matter that does not comply with Part 3 (Documentation), Part 4 (Dangerous Goods Safety Marks), Part 5 (Means of Containment) and Part 6 (Training) of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations. The cells and batteries are intended for disposal or recycling, and are transported from the collection sites serving the general public to the disposal or recycling facilities.

Please note that after the expiry date of July 31, 2017, Equivalency Certificate SU 11601 (Ren. 1) will be modified to reflect the following changes:

  • Call2Recycle Canada will be required to transport the cells and batteries in accordance with the requirements of Special Provision 138 of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations.
  • The label No.9A prescribed in section 5.2.2.2.2 of the UN Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods, 19th revised edition, will have to be displayed on the outer means of containment.
  • The outer means of containment will have to be durably and legibly marked on a contrasting background with the Equivalency Certificate number "SU 11601".

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