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Certificate 11790

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Transport
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Transport Dangerous
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Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0N5
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Equivalency Certificate

(Approval issued by the competent authority of Canada)

Certificate No.: SU 11790 (Ren. 1)

Certificate Holder: Association québécoise du propane

Mode of Transport: Road, Marine

Issue Date: September 8, 2016

Expiry Date: March 31, 2018

CONDITIONS

This Equivalency Certificate authorizes the members of the Association québécoise du propaneto handle, offer for transport or transport, and authorizes any person to handle or transport on behalf of the members of the Association québécoise du propane, by road vehicle or by ship on a domestic voyage, dangerous goods that are:

· UN1075, LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GASES or PETROLEUM GASES, LIQUEFIED, Class 2.1, or

· UN1978, PROPANE, Class 2.1,

in a manner that does not comply with paragraph 5.10(2)(c) of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, under the following conditions:

(a) the cylinders are transported one-way from the point of collection to the member of the Association québécoise du propane's facility to be disposed, recycled, and/or for other reclamation process;

(b) despite section 4.16.1 of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, the road vehicle used to transport the cylinders has placards displayed on it in accordance with the requirements of Part 4 (Dangerous Goods Safety Marks) of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations;

(c) all valves on the cylinders are securely closed before transportation;


Equivalency Certificate

(Approval issued by the competent authority of Canada)

SU 11790 (Ren. 1)

CONDITIONS

(d) each cylinder is visually inspected and deemed to be safe before transportation;

(e) in addition to the requirements of Part 6 (Training) of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, the members of the Association québécoise du propane ensure that the personnel handling, offering for transport or transporting the dangerous goods is trained in regards to the conditions of this Equivalency Certificate;

(f) the Association québécoise du propane ensures that a paper or electronic copy of this Equivalency Certificate is provided to all members of the Association québécoise du propane;

(g) a current proof of membership with the Association québécoise du propane must be readily available upon request;

(h) a copy of this Equivalency Certificate accompanies the dangerous goods, or the shipping document that accompanies the dangerous goods includes the following information legibly and indelibly printed:

"Equivalency Certificate No. SU 11790 (Ren. 1)"

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

Approvals and Special Regulatory Projects


Equivalency Certificate

(Approval issued by the competent authority of Canada)

SU 11790 (Ren. 1)

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

Contact Person: Michel Deslauriers

Directeur général

Association québécoise du propane

17, boul. Mountain, Bureau 17-1

Granby QC J2G 9M5

Telephone: 450-776-2177

Fax: 450-776-2174

E-mail: dg@propanequebec.com

Explanatory Note

This Equivalency Certificate authorizes the one-way transportation by road of cylinders that were manufactured after January 1, 1993 in accordance with a specification for cylinders set out in US DOT 49 CFR. DOT cylinders manufactured after January 1, 1993 are sometimes returned by consumers at propane refill centers, municipal waste disposal sites or cylinder exchange sites. The present Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations do not allow propane retailers to transport those cylinders back to their facility for disposal, recycling or other reclamation.

The current list of the members of the Association québécoise du propane is available at the following website:

http://propanequebec.com/repertoire-membres/

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