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Certificate 11720

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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 11720

Certificate Holder: IEP Technologies LLC

Mode of Transport: Road, Rail, Air, Marine

Issue Date: November 25, 2015

Expiry Date: November 30, 2020

CONDITIONS

This Equivalency Certificate authorizes IEP Technologies LLC, to sell, offer for sale, distribute or deliver in Canada, and authorizes any person to handle, offer for transport, transport, or import, by road or railway vehicle, by aircraft or by ship on a domestic voyage, dangerous goods included in Class 2, Gases, in a means of containment in a manner that does not comply with sections 5.1 and 5.2, subparagraphs 5.10(1)(a)(ii), 5.10(1)(b)(iii), 5.10(1)(c)(ii), 5.10(1)(d)(iii), and subsection 5.10(2) of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, if:

(a) the requirements applicable to specification TC-4BAM spheres 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, are complied with;

(b) subject to conditions (c) and (d) of this certificate, the requirements applicable to specification TC-4BAM spheres in CSA Standard B339-08, "Cylinders, spheres, and tubes for the transportation of dangerous goods", March 2008, cited in the rest of the certificate as CSA B339-08, are complied with;


Equivalency Certificate

(Approval issued by the competent authority of Canada)

SU 11720

CONDITIONS

(c) despite Clause 4.18.5 of CSA B339-08, the marks on each sphere shall not be less than 3 mm in height provided that the marks are clear and legible;

(d) each specification TC-4BAM sphere is manufactured by the certificate holder at 417-1 South Street, Marlborough, MA, USA, in accordance with a design included on the Certificate of Registration issued to the certificate holder pursuant to Clause 25 of CSA B339-08; and

(e) the text "SU 11720" is noted on the certificate of compliance and test report required by Clause 4.19 of CSA B339-08.

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 11720

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

Contact Person: Richard Karadizian

Vice President, Engineering and Operations

IEP Technologies LLC

417-1 South Street

Marlborough, MA 01752

USA

Telephone: 508-683-2082

Facsimile: 508-485-3115

E-mail: Richard.Karadizian@IEPTechnologies.com

Explanatory Note

This Equivalency Certificate authorizes the use of specification TC-4BAM spheres with marks less than 6 mm in height. The certificate holder has demonstrated that when marked under the conditions stipulated herein, the containers could be used with equivalent safety.

Legend for Certificate Number

SH - Road, SR - Rail, SA - Air, SM - Marine

SU - More than one Mode of Transport

Ren. - Renewal


Equivalency Certificate

(Approval issued by the competent authority of Canada)

SU 11720

NOTE

Under Canadian Law, a foreign manufacturer of non-specification means of containment cannot be charged with an offence under the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act, 1992 for failure to comply with the conditions of an Equivalency Certificate. However, certain remedies under the Act are available to Transport Canada in this eventuality.

These include:

1. detention of dangerous goods and consequently the means of containment containing them (subsection 17(1));

2. detention of the means of containment whether full or empty
(subsection 17(1));

3. directions not to import the means of containment or to return them to origin (subsection 17(3));

4. inspectors' directions (section 19);

5. directions to importers of the means of containment to issue notices of defective construction or recall (subsection 9(2)); and

6. revocation of the Equivalency Certificate, thereby making any use of the means of containment an offence (subsection 31(6)).

If none of the foregoing are adequate, Protective Directions may be issued to prohibit or to control the use of the means of containment (section 32).



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Date modified:
2017-06-19