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Certificate 5315

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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
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Ottawa (Ontario) K1A 0N5

Equivalency Certificate

(Approval issued by the competent authority of Canada)

Certificate No.: SA 5315 (REN 9)

Certificate Holder: Ministry of Forests, Lands & Natural Resource Operations

Mode of Transport: Air

Issue Date: 2017-03-10

Expiry Date: 2019-03-31

CONDITIONS

This Equivalency Certificate authorizes the Government of British Columbia, Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations to handle, offer for transport or transport, by aircraft, dangerous goods that are:

• UN1950, AEROSOLS, flammable, containing substances in Class 6.1, Packing Group II, Class 2.1(6.1),

• UN1950, AEROSOLS, non-flammable, containing substances in Class 6.1, Packing Group II, Class 2.2(6.1), or

• UN0312, CARTRIDGES, SIGNAL, Class 1.4G, Packing Group II,

in a manner that does not comply with subsection 12.1(2) of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, if:

(a) the dangerous goods are transported in compliance with section 12.9 -Limited Access of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, except for subparagraph 12.9(1)(c)(iii) and subsections 12.9(2) to 12.9(12);

(b) the dangerous goods are loaded aboard the aircraft at the last aerodrome of departure to access the limited access area. Stops are permitted at aerodromes outside the limited access area for emergency reasons or re-fuelling only;

(c) in the case of:

• UN1950, AEROSOLS, flammable, containing substances in Class 6.1, Packing Group II, Class 2.1(6.1), or

• UN1950, AEROSOLS, non-flammable, containing substances in Class 6.1, Packing Group II, Class 2.2(6.1), (animal deterrent such as Bear Spray),

the air operator ensures that:

(i) the quantity of dangerous goods per aerosol container is less than or equal to 400 ml,

(ii) the aerosol container is in compliance with section 5.11 of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations and has two means of protection against actuation,

(iii) the aerosol container is placed in an outer means of containment that is clearly marked with "UN1950 - Bear Spray" and is designed, constructed, filled, closed, secured, and maintained so that under normal condition of transport, including handling, there will be no accidental release of dangerous goods that could endanger public safety,

(iv) the means of containment containing the aerosol container is transported in a baggage compartment that is separate from the passenger cabin, or an area of the aircraft, approved by Transport Canada for transporting cargo, outside the aircraft cabin to prevent the dangerous goods from entering the air supply of the cabin of the aircraft,

(v) if condition (c)(iv) of this certificate is not possible, the means of containment containing the aerosol container may be transported in the cabin of an aircraft, and the passengers are notified of its location;

(d) in the case of UN0312, CARTRIDGES, SIGNAL, Class 1.4G, Packing Group II, (animal deterrent such as Bear Bangers), the air operator ensures that:

(i) the dangerous goods have not deteriorated or been damaged,

(ii) the dangerous goods are in an outer means of containment that is clearly marked with "UN0312 - Bear Bangers" and is designed, constructed, filled, closed secured, and maintained so that under normal condition of transport, including handling, there will be no accidental release of dangerous goods that could endanger public safety,

(iii) if the aircraft has a cargo area separate from the passenger cabin, the means of containment containing the dangerous goods is transported in a cargo area separate from the passenger cabin, and

(iv) the total number of devices containing the dangerous goods does not exceed six per person per flight; and

(e) the air operator ensures that the personnel handling and transporting the dangerous goods is trained in regards to the conditions of this certificate and a paper or electronic copy of the Equivalency Certificate accompanies the dangerous goods.

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

Chief

Permits and Approvals division


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

Contact Person:

Judy Janzen

Aviation Management Specialist

Ministry of Forests, Lands & Natural Resource Operations

3080 AIRPORT RD
KAMLOOPS British Columbia
V2B7X2 Canada

Telephone:

250-312-3010

Fax:

E-mail:

judy.janzen@gov.bc.ca

Explanatory Note

This Equivalency Certificate allows the certificate holder to handle, offer for transport or transport forbidden dangerous goods (animal deterrent - commonly known as Bear Spray and Bear Bangers) to or from a limited access location.

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