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Certificate 11771

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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 11771

Certificate Holder: Pelican Products, Inc.

Mode of Transport: Road, Rail, Marine

Issue Date: April 22, 2016

Expiry Date: July 31, 2018

CONDITIONS

This Equivalency Certificate authorizes Pelican Products, Inc. or the consumers participating in the battery recalls to handle, offer for transport or transport, and authorizes any person to handle or transport on behalf of Pelican Products, Inc. or the consumers participating in the battery recalls by road or railway vehicle, or by ship, dangerous goods that are:

  • 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), and Part 6 (Training) of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, under the following conditions:

(a) the cells or batteries are damaged or defective and do not conform to subsection 2.43.1(2) of Part 2 (Classification) of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations;

(b) the cells or batteries are contained in a recalled flashlight supplied by Pelican Products, Inc.;


Equivalency Certificate

(Approval issued by the competent authority of Canada)

SU 11771

CONDITIONS

(c) the cells and batteries are transported in accordance with the requirements of Special Provision 137 of Schedule 2 of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations;

(d) no more than 2 kg (net weight) of lithium cells and batteries may be contained in a single outer means of containment. However, a single cell or battery may be shipped within one (1) outer means of containment provided the cell or battery has a net mass of 5 kg or less;

(e) the outer means of containment is durably and legibly marked on a contrasting background with either 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, or the handling marking prescribed in § 173.185(c)(4)(i) of the US DOT 49 CFR - Code of Federal Regulations;

(f) despite Special Provision 137(4) of Schedule 2 of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, the words "Damaged/defective lithium ion battery" may be durably and legibly marked on a contrasting background on the outer means of containment;

(g) detailed closure, packing, and shipping instructions are provided to individuals preparing shipments under the conditions of this Equivalency Certificate;

(h) the outer means of containment is durably and legibly marked on a contrasting background with the Equivalency Certificate number "SU 11771".

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 11771

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

Contact Person: Jacqui Romano

Pelican Products, Inc.

23215 Early Avenue

Terrance CA 90505

USA

Telephone: 800-473-5422

Facsimile: 310-326-3311

E-mail: jacqui.romano@pelican.com

Explanatory Note

This Equivalency Certificate authorizes Pelican Products, Inc. or the consumers participating in the battery recalls to handle, offer for transport or transport, and authorizes any person to handle or transport on behalf of Pelican Products, Inc. or the consumers participating in the battery recalls, dangerous goods that are lithium-ion cells or batteries in a manner that does not comply with Part 3 (Documentation), Part 4 (Dangerous Goods Safety Marks) and Part 6 (Training) of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations. This Equivalency Certificate is needed to conduct a recall of a lithium ion battery powered flashlight. The cells or batteries are either damaged or defective.

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