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Certificate 5329

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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 5329 (Ren. 8)

Certificate Holder: Nalco Canada Co.

Mode of Transport: Road, Rail, Marine

Issue Date: May 20, 2015

Expiry Date: June 30, 2017


This Equivalency Certificate authorizes Nalco Canada Co., 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, UN31A Intermediate Bulk Containers in a manner that does not comply with paragraph 13.2.7 of CAN/CGSB-43.146-2002, "Design, Manufacture and Use of Intermediate Bulk Containers for the Transportation of Dangerous Goods", January 2002, cited in the rest of this certificate as CAN/CGSB-43.146-2002, and incorporated by reference in subparagraphs 5.14(a)(i), 5.14(b)(i), and 5.14(d)(i) of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, if:

(a) the intermediate bulk containers have a minimum 10 gauge stainless steel wall construction and a maximum nominal capacity of 1 515 L;

(b) the intermediate bulk containers are inspected prior to each filling, in accordance with "Nalco Porta-Feed Exterior Inspection Procedure", dated November 1990, and filed by Nalco Canada Inc., with their initial application;

(c) the intermediate bulk containers are tested in accordance with and meet the requirements of section 11 and Appendix C of CAN/CGSB-43.146-2002,
every 5 years; and

Equivalency Certificate

(Approval issued by the competent authority of Canada)

SU 5329 (Ren. 8)


(d) the certificate number "SU 5329" is visibly and legibly marked on the intermediate bulk container.

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.


Permits and Approvals Division

Equivalency Certificate

(Approval issued by the competent authority of Canada)

SU 5329 (Ren. 8)

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

Contact Person: Elizabeth Walpac

Senior Regulatory Specialist

Nalco Canada Co.

1055 Truman Street

Burlington ON L7R 3V7

Telephone: 905-333-6190

Facsimile: 905-333-6309


Explanatory Note

This Equivalency Certificate authorizes the extension of the period of time during which returnable containers are scheduled for retesting be extended to five years. Since the intermediate bulk containers are inspected prior to each shipment, this provides an equivalent level of safety.

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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