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Certificate 5217

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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

Certificate No.: SU 5217 (Ren. 5)

Certificate Holder: Brenntag Canada Inc.

Mode of Transport: Road, Rail, Marine

Issue Date: September 7, 2012

Expiry Date: September 30, 2017


This Equivalency Certificate authorizes Brenntag Canada Inc., to handle, offer for transport, transport or import into Canada and authorizes any person to handle, offer for transport, transport or import into Canada on behalf of the certificate holder, by road or railway vehicle, or by ship, cylinders in a manner that does not comply with subsection 5.1(1), subparagraphs 5.10(1)(a)(i), 5.10(1)(b)(i) and 5.10(1)(d)(i), and subsection 5.10(2) of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, if:

(a) subject to conditions (b) to (e) of this certificate, the requirements in National Standard of Canada CAN/CSA B340-02, entitled "Selection and Use of Cylinders, Spheres, Tubes, and Other Containers for the Transportation of Dangerous Goods, Class 2", October 2002, as amended January 2004 and February 2005, are complied with;

(b) each cylinder contains one of the following dangerous goods:

(i) Chlorine, UN1017, or

(ii) Sulphur dioxide, UN1079;

Issue Date : September 7, 2012

Equivalency Certificate

SU 5217 (Ren. 5)


(c) each cylinder was manufactured in accordance with the requirements for Specification ICC-25 of the U.S. Interstate Commerce Commission, and was in use in Canada before January 1, 1993;

(d) each cylinder is requalified by hydrostatic retest with volumetric expansion measurement in accordance with Clauses 24 and 4.12 of National Standard of Canada CAN/CSA B339-02, entitled "Cylinders, Spheres, and Tubes for the Transportation of Dangerous Goods", October 2002 as amended in

November 2003 and February 2005, by a facility registered pursuant to

Clause 25 of that Standard;

(e) the requalification period for the cylinders is 5 years, and the minimum retest pressure is 500 psi;

(f) the cylinders are accompanied by a copy of this certificate; and

(g) the Certificate Holder reports any incident involving loss of contents or failure of the cylinders to the Director, Regulatory Affairs Branch, Transport Dangerous Goods Directorate, Transport Canada.

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.


Permits and Approvals Division

Issue Date : September 7, 2012

Equivalency Certificate

SU 5217 (Ren. 5)

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

Contact Person: L.G. Lai Tyam

Operations & Project Engineer

Brenntag Canada Inc.

43 Jutland Road

Toronto ON M8Z 2G6

Telephone: 416-259-8231

Facsimile: 416-259-5333


Explanatory Note

This Equivalency Certificate authorizes the handling, offering for transport, or transporting of cylinders not included in National Standards of Canada

CAN/CSA B339-02 and CAN/CSA B340-02. References to Specification ICC-25 cylinders were deleted from these standards because it was believed that containers made to this specification were no longer in use in Canada.

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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