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Certificate 12279

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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.: SA 12279

Certificate Holder: Charger Industries Canada Ltd.

Mode of Transport: Air

Issue Date: April 20, 2016

Expiry Date: April 30, 2018

CONDITIONS

This Equivalency Certificate authorizes Charger Industries Canada Ltd.,to handle, offer for transport or transport, and authorizes any person to handle or transport on behalf of the certificate holder, by cargo aircraft, dangerous goods that are UN3090, LITHIUM METAL BATTERIES (including lithium alloy batteries), Class 9, in accordance with Special Provision A88 of the Technical Instructions for the Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air,included by reference in section 12.1 of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, under the following conditions:

(a) each cell, battery or battery assembly has not been determined to meet the criteria for assignment to Class 9 on the basis of tests carried out in accordance with the Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods - Manual of Tests and Criteria, Part III, subsection 38.3;

(b) the dangerous goods are:

(i) production runs consisting of not more than 100 lithium cells and batteries, or

(ii) pre-production prototypes of lithium cells and batteries;

Equivalency Certificate

(Approval issued by the competent authority of Canada)

SA 12279

CONDITIONS

(c) each cell or battery incorporates a safety venting device or is designed to preclude a violent rupture under normal conditions of transport;

(d) each cell or battery is equipped with an effective means of preventing external short circuits;

(e) each battery containing cells or series of cells connected in parallel is equipped with effective means as necessary to prevent dangerous reverse current flow (e.g., diodes, fuses, etc.);

(f) each cell or battery is individually packed in an inner packaging inside an outer packaging and is surrounded by cushioning material that is non-combustible, and non‑conductive;

(g) the cells or batteries are transported in an outer packaging that is a metal, plastic or plywood drum or a metal, plastic or wooden box, and that meets the criteria for Packing Group I performance level;

(h) the batteries with a mass of 12 kg or greater and having a strong, impact resistant outer casing, or assemblies of such batteries, may be transported in strong outer packagings or protective enclosures;

(i) the battery or battery assembly, as prepared for transport, may have a gross mass exceeding 35 kg;

(j) a paper or electronic copy of this Equivalency Certificate accompanies the dangerous goods;


Equivalency Certificate

(Approval issued by the competent authority of Canada)

SA 12279

CONDITIONS

(k) the shipping document that accompanies the dangerous goods includes the following information legibly and indelibly printed:

"Equivalency Certificate No. SA 12279"

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)

SA 12279

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

Contact Person: Iris Lanctot

Logistics

Charger Industries Canada Ltd.

1352 Hastings Cres

Southeast Unit 1

Calgary AB T2G4C9

Telephone: 403-208-8173

Facsimile: 403-208-8174

E-mail: ilanctot@chargerind.com

Explanatory Note

This Equivalency Certificate is issued by the competent authority of Canada in accordance with Special Provision A88 of the Technical Instructions for the Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air.

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