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Certificate 5240

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Transport
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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.: SU 5240 (Ren. 13)

Certificate Holder: Hodgdon Powder Company, Inc.

Mode of Transport: Road, Rail, Marine

Issue Date: January 15, 2016

Expiry Date: March 31, 2018

CONDITIONS

This Equivalency Certificate authorizes Hodgdon Powder Company, Inc., to handle, offer for transport or transport, and authorizes any person to subsequently handle, offer for transport, transport or import, by road or railway vehicle, or by ship on a domestic voyage, dangerous goods that are UN0161, Powder, smokeless, Class 1.3C, Packing Group II, or UN0499, Propellant Solid, Class 1.3C, Packing Group II, under an alternate shipping name that is listed in Column 2 of Schedule 1 of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, if:

(a) where applicable, under the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, the following information is used:

(i) the product identification number "UN3178",

(ii) the shipping name "Flammable Solid, inorganic, N.O.S. (Small Arms Propellant)",

(iii) the classification "4.1",

(iv) the packing group number "II";


Equivalency Certificate

(Approval issued by the competent authority of Canada)

SU 5240 (Ren. 13)

CONDITIONS

(b) the maximum net quantity of smokeless powder per inner packaging does not exceed 4 kg;

(c) the maximum net quantity of smokeless powder per vehicle does not exceed 50 kg;

(d) the inner packagings are so arranged and protected so as to prevent the simultaneous ignition of the contents of the outer packaging;

(e) the complete package is classified in accordance with the Explosives Act and its Regulations;

(f) the applicable requirements of the standard CGSB 43.151-2012, "Packaging, handling, offering for transport and transport of Explosives (Class 1)", October 2012, are complied with; and

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

(i) "Equivalency Certificate No. SU 5240 (Ren. 13)",

(ii) "Maximum 50 kg quantity per road vehicle or combination of road vehicle and trailer",

(iii) "Product subject to the Explosives Act and its Regulations".

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)

SU 5240 (Ren. 13)

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

Contact Person: Mark Wendt

Environmental, Health and Safety Manager

Hodgdon Powder Company, Inc.

1347 South 2600 Road

Herington Industrial Air Park

Herington, KS 67449

USA

Telephone: 785-258-3388 Ext. 317

Facsimile: 785-258-3017

E-mail: mwendt@hodgdon.com

Explanatory Note

This Equivalency Certificate allows the applicant to handle, offer for transport or transport smokeless powder, as a flammable solid in quantities up to 50 kg. The inner packaging is arranged and protected to prevent simultaneous ignition of the total contents and as a result, the packaging of the product is such that any possible hazard is minimized.

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