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Certificate 11649

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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 11649

Certificate Holder: Les Industries Desjardins Ltée

Mode of Transport: Road, Rail, Marine

Issue Date: July 10, 2015

Expiry Date: July 31, 2017

CONDITIONS

This Equivalency Certificate authorizes Les Industries Desjardins Ltée, to handle, offer for transport or transport, and authorizes any person to handle or transport on behalf of the certificate holder, by road or railway vehicle, or by ship on a domestic voyage, dangerous goods contained in Intermediate Bulk Containers (IBC), in a matter that does not comply with article 6.1.7 of National Standard of Canada CAN/CGSB-43.146-2002, "Design, Manufacture and Use of Intermediate Bulk Containers for the Transportation of Dangerous Goods", January 2002, incorporated by reference in subparagraphs 5.14(1)(a)(i), 5.14(1)(b)(i), and 5.14(1)(d)(i) the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, if:

(a) the UN standardized mobile Intermediate Bulk Containers are manufactured at the facilities of Les Industries Desjardins Ltée;

(b) the UN standardized mobile Intermediate Bulk Containers are manufactured in compliance with Transport Canada Certificate of Registration Number 4‑564, 4-565, 4-577, 4-582, 4-598, 4-619, 4-631, 4-638 or 4-652;

(c) the openings of the mobile Intermediate Bulk Containers, which are located in the liquid space, are fully enclosed in the footprint of the mobile Intermediate Bulk Containers or sufficiently protected on each side to prevent the loss of the dangerous good content in a case of an accident;


Equivalency Certificate

(Approval issued by the competent authority of Canada)

SU 11649

CONDITIONS

(d) the openings of the mobile Intermediate Bulk Containers are constructed of metal that is not subjected to deterioration by contact with the dangerous goods;

(e) the openings of the mobile Intermediate Bulk Containers are closed by a plug, a valve or other service equipment located as close to the body of the mobile Intermediate Bulk Containers as practical.

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

_____________________________

Benoit Turcotte

Director

Regulatory Affairs Branch


Equivalency Certificate

(Approval issued by the competent authority of Canada)

SU 11649

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

Contact Person: Serge Fournier

Directeur de l'ingénierie

Les Industries Desjardins Ltée 79, rue Principale, C.P. 8

Saint-André QC G0L 2H0

Telephone: 418-493-2114

Facsimile: 418-493-2432

E-mail: serge.fournier@industriesdesjardins.com

Explanatory Note

According to article 6.1.7 of National Standard of Canada CAN/CGSB-43.146-2002, "Design, Manufacture and Use of Intermediate Bulk Containers for the Transportation of Dangerous Goods", January 2002, the openings for a mobile IBC must be located in the vapour space of the IBC. However, a proposed draft of Standard CGSB-43.146 is currently being worked on and it would allow mobile IBCs to have openings located in the liquid space. The application for an Equivalency Certificate submitted by Les Industries Desjardins Ltée, which consists of adding a protection against shearing all around the opening and keeping the opening closed with a plug or valve that can be secured in the closed position, meets the requirements of this proposed draft.

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