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Certificate 11604

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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.: SU 11604 (REN 1)

Certificate Holder: Royal Canadian Mounted Police

Mode of Transport: Air, Marine, Rail, Road

Issue Date: 2017-04-28

Expiry Date: 2019-04-30

CONDITIONS

This Equivalency Certificate (National Competent Authority Approval) authorizes the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), and any person handling or transporting on behalf of the certificate holder, the use of the following UN standardized packaging, if:

(a) the dangerous goods are packaged in UN standardized combination packaging (4A), registered by the Executive Director, Regulatory Frameworks and International Engagement, Regulatory Affairs Branch, Transportation of Dangerous Goods Directorate, Transport Canada, under the Certificate of Registration 36-0872 and the boxes comply with Design Registration Number 2-1623 for a Forensic Explosives Transport Container;

(b) the dangerous goods have been classified as UN0481, SUBSTANCES, EXPLOSIVE, N.O.S., (forensic explosives samples), Class 1.4S, Packing Group II, by the Chief Inspector of Explosives, Explosives Regulatory Division, Natural Resources Canada as shown in Certificate of Authorization XP2050 F35-120704002; and

(c) the shipping document that accompanies the dangerous goods packaged as authorized in this Equivalency Certificate includes the following information legibly and indelibly printed:

"Packaging approved by the Competent Authority of 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

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:

Brad Canney

Emergency Response Team member

Royal Canadian Mounted Police

1200 VANIER PKY
OTTAWA Ontario
K1A0R2 Canada

Telephone:

613-993-8664

Fax:

613-952-7325

E-mail:

bradley.canney@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

Explanatory Note

The Transportation of Dangerous Goods Directorate, Transport Canada confirms that the packaging design registered under the Design Registration Number listed in this Equivalency Certificate (National Competent Authority Approval) is deemed to be as equally effective as other packaging for explosives of Class 1 and acceptable to the Canadian Authorities on the basis of test results that exceed those specified in Chapter 6.1 of the UN Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods for packaging intended for Packing Group II dangerous goods.

An Equivalency Certificate (National Competent Authority Approval) is required as per:

(i) Packing Instruction 101 of Chapter 3, Part 4, of the Technical Instructions for the Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air, which requires packaging approved by the Competent Authority of Canada for air transport,

(ii) Packing Method EP01 of standard CGSB-43.151-2012, "Packaging, handling, offering for transport and transport of Explosives (Class 1)", October 2012, which requires packaging approved by the Competent Authority of Canada,

(iii) Packing Instruction P101 of the UN Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods - Model Regulations, which requires packaging approved by the Competent Authority of Canada, and

(iv)Packing Instruction P101 of the International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code, which requires packaging approved by the Competent Authority of Canada for marine transport.

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