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Certificate 4699

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Safety and Security

Transport Dangerous
Goods Directorate
330 Sparks Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0N5
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 4699 (REN 12)

Certificate Holder: Caledon Laboratories

Mode of Transport: Marine, Rail, Road

Issue Date: 2017-06-06

Expiry Date: 2019-06-30


This Equivalency Certificate authorizes Caledon Laboratories Ltd., 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, empty 4 L glass bottles that have not been cleaned or purged, that are to be refilled, and that have contained dangerous goods included in Class 3 or Class 6.1, in a manner that does not comply with Part 3 of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, if:

(a) the glass bottles have been emptied to the maximum extent possible in the course of normal use and are less than 10 per cent full;

(b) the empty glass bottles are capped and packaged in cartons that are labelled in accordance with Part 4 of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations;

(c) the empty glass bottles are accompanied by a document that includes the following information legibly and indelibly printed on the document:

(i) the name and address of the consignor and the consignee,

(ii) the total number of cartons in or on the road vehicle,

(iii) (iii) the words "Empty 4 L glass bottles, may contain dangerous goods as labelled" or "bouteilles en verre de 4 L vides, présence possible de marchandises dangereuses telles qu'indiquées sur l'étiquette", and

(iv) "Equivalency Certificate No. SU 4699 (Ren. 12)";

(d) if the empty glass bottles exceed 500 kg gross mass, a placard that corresponds to the Danger placard set out in Part 4 to the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations is displayed on each side and each end of the road vehicle used to transport the glass bottles; and

(e) in addition to the requirements of Part 6 (Training) of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, the certificate holder ensures that the personnel handling, offering for transport or transporting the dangerous goods is trained in regards to the conditions of this Equivalency Certificate.

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

Image in permit

David Lamarche


Permits and Approvals division

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

Contact Person:

Jim Preston

Distribution Supervisor

Caledon Laboratories

L7G4R9 Canada






Explanatory Note

The certificate holder transports empty glass bottles to be cleaned for reuse. As there are a number of different solvents involved, documentation is extensive. This Equivalency Certificate allows some relief from Part 3, Documentation, of the Transportation of Dangerous goods Regulations.

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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