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Certificate 5122

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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

Certificate No.: SU 5122 (Ren. 4)

Certificate Holder: Catalina Cylinders, Cliff Impact Division, a subsidiary of Aluminum Precision Products Inc.

Mode of Transport: Road, Rail, Air, Marine

Issue Date: August 23, 2012

Expiry Date: September 30, 2017

CONDITIONS

This Equivalency Certificate authorizes Catalina Cylinders, Cliff Impact Division, a subsidiary of Aluminum Precision Products Inc., to sell, offer for sale, distribute, or deliver in Canada, and authorizes any person to handle, offer for transport, transport or import into Canada, by road or railway vehicle, by aircraft, or by ship, cylinders in a manner that does not comply with sections 5.1 and 5.2, subparagraphs 5.10(1)(a)(i) and 5.10(1)(b)(i), paragraph 5.10(1)(c), subparagraph 5.10(1)(d)(i), and subsection 5.10(2) of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, if:

Selection and Use

(a) the requirements with respect to specification TC-3ALM cylinders in National Standard of Canada CAN/CSA‑B340-02, "Selection and Use of Cylinders, Spheres, Tubes, and Other Containers for the Transportation of Dangerous Goods, Class 2", October 2002, as amended in January 2004 and February 2005, are complied with;


Issue Date: August 23, 2012

Equivalency Certificate

SU 5122 (Ren. 4)

CONDITIONS

Manufacture

(b) the cylinders are manufactured at 2400 Aluminum Avenue, Hampton,

Virginia 23661, U.S.A., in accordance with the specific designs, procedures, and with part numbers 9001, 9002, 9003, 9070, 9071 or 9072, filed by Catalina Cylinders, Cliff Impact Division, a subsidiary of Aluminum Precision Products Inc., with the Director, Regulatory Affairs, Transport Dangerous Goods Directorate, Transport Canada;

(c) subject to conditions (d) to (j), the cylinders are in conformity with the applicable requirements for specification TC-3ALM set out in National Standard of Canada CAN/CSA B339-02, "Cylinders, Spheres, and Tubes for the Transportation of Dangerous Goods", October 2002, as amended in

November 2003 and February 2005, cited in the rest of the certificate

as CAN/CSA B339-02;

(d) the service pressure of the cylinders does not exceed 124 bar;

(e) the minimum design wall thickness is not less than 3.3 mm;

(f) the outside diameter of the cylinders does not exceed 50.8 mm;

(g) the torispherical ends have a knuckle radius not less than 3.0 mm;

(h) the ends have a minimum thickness not less than 4.1 mm;

(i) the cylinders may be marked on the sidewall using low-stress stamps, provided that the depth of the markings does not exceed 0.4 mm;

(j) the Transport Canada mark, the specification designation, and the service pressure marked on each cylinder are as follows:

"TC - SU 5122"

followed by the service pressure expressed in bar;


Issue Date: August 23, 2012

Equivalency Certificate

SU 5122 (Ren. 4)

CONDITIONS

(k) marking of each cylinder with a serial number is not required; and

(l) the Certificate Holder reports, once per calendar year, a summary of the cylinder manufacturing and performance experience to the Director, Regulatory Affairs Branch, Transport Dangerous Goods Directorate, Transport Canada.

This Equivalency Certificate serves as the registration of Catalina Cylinders, Cliff Impact Division, a subsidiary of Aluminum Precision Products Inc., pursuant to Clause 25.2 of CAN/CSA-B339-02, to manufacture cylinders of the designs specified herein. Catalina Cylinders, Cliff Impact Division's registered mark, pursuant to CAN/CSA-B339-02, is:

"M1039" or "CLIFFDIV"

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 not specifically addressed in this certificate.

Signature of Issuing Authority

Original signed by

________________________

David Lamarche, P. Eng., ing.

Chief

Permits and Approvals Division


Issue Date: August 23, 2012

Equivalency Certificate

SU 5122 (Ren. 4)

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

Contact Person: Robert P. Zimmerman

Product Manager

Catalina Cylinders, Cliff Impact Division

2400 Aluminum Avenue

Hampton, VA 23661

U.S.A.

Telephone: 757 896-9100

Facsimile: 757 896-0206

E-mail: rzimmerman@catalinacylinders.com

Explanatory Note

This Equivalency Certificate authorizes the manufacture and use of cylinders that have a knuckle radius less than that required for Specification TC-3ALM cylinders. Due to their small size, the cylinders are also permitted to be marked on the sidewall, and marking of serial numbers is not required. The Certificate Holder has demonstrated that by implementing certain traceability procedures and by restricting certain design parameters, the cylinders 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


Issue Date: August 23, 2012

Equivalency Certificate

SU 5122 (Ren. 4)

NOTE

Under Canadian Law, a foreign manufacturer of non-specification cylinders 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 certificate, thereby making any use of the means of containment an offence (subsection 31(6)).

If none of the foregoing is 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