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Certificate 6539

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Transport
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Safety and Security

Transport Dangerous
Goods Directorate
330 Sparks Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0N5
Transports
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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 6539 (REN 6)

Certificate Holder: The Corporation of the City of Guelph

Mode of Transport: Marine, Rail, Road

Issue Date: 2017-06-14

Expiry Date: 2019-06-30

CONDITIONS

1. This Equivalency Certificate authorizes The Corporation of the City of Guelph and its clients 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, dangerous goods, in a manner that does not comply with sections 2.3, 4.10, 4.11, 4.12, 4.15, 5.12, 5.14, Special Provision 16 of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, and clause 14.1 of Transport Canada Standard TP14850E "Small Containers for Transport of Dangerous Goods, Classes 3, 4, 5, 6.1, 8, and 9, a Transport Canada Standard", 2nd Edition, October 2010, if:

(a) the dangerous goods are in inner packagings having a maximum capacity equal to or less than 30L;

(b) the inner packaging does not leak, or if the inner packaging is damaged or leaking, it is placed into a leakproof intermediate packaging or made leakproof by another equally effective means;

(c) the inner packaging and, if applicable, the intermediate packaging, are placed into a leakproof outer packaging or made leakproof by another equally effective means;

(d) the dangerous goods in each outer packaging have the same primary class;

(e) the dangerous goods are transported for disposal, recycling or any other reclamation process;

(f) the dangerous goods are in a quantity or concentration available to the general public;

(g) the most appropriate generic shipping name may be used to designate the dangerous goods contained in the outer packaging;

(h) each outer packaging with a capacity less than or equal to 450 L is marked with the primary class label and each subsidiary class label, the shipping name, and the UN number, in accordance with Part 4 of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations;

(i) each outer packaging, with a capacity over 450 L, is marked, on 2 opposite sides, with the appropriate safety marks in accordance with Part 4 of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations;

(j) in addition to the requirements of Part 6 (Training) of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, the certificate holder ensures that the personnel handling, offering for transport or transporting the dangerous goods is trained in regards to the conditions of this Equivalency Certificate; and

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

"Equivalency Certificate No. SU 6539 (Ren. 6)"

2. This Equivalency Certificate also authorizes The Corporation of the City of Guelph and its clients 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, dangerous goods, in a manner that does not comply with sections 2.3, 5.12, Special Provision 16 of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, and clause 14.2 of Transport Canada Standard TP14850E "Small Containers for Transport of Dangerous Goods, Classes 3, 4, 5, 6.1, 8, and 9, a Transport Canada Standard", 2nd Edition, October 2010, if:

(a) the dangerous goods are in inner packagings having a maximum capacity equal to or less than 30L;

(b) the inner packaging does not leak, or if the inner packaging is damaged or leaking, it is placed into a leakproof intermediate packaging or made leakproof by another equally effective means;

(c) the inner packagings are tightly packed in the outer packaging with enough cushioning material to prevent damage or breakage of the inner packagings in normal conditions of transport;

(d) the outer packaging contains sufficient inert absorbent material to eliminate the presence of any free liquid that may leak from the inner packagings;

(e) the outer packaging is a UN Standardized container that is rigid and leakproof;

(f) the dangerous goods in each outer packaging have the same primary class;

(g) the dangerous goods are transported for disposal, recycling or any other reclamation process;

(h) the dangerous goods are in quantity or concentration not available to the general public;

(i) the most appropriate generic shipping name may be used to designate the dangerous goods contained in the outer packaging;

(j) each outer packaging is marked with the primary class label and each subsidiary class label, the shipping name, and the UN number, in accordance with Part 4 of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations;

(k) a complete packing list providing detailed information for each dangerous goods contained in the outer packaging, including proper shipping name, UN number and quantity, is attached to each outer packaging;

(l) the packing list referred to in condition 2.(j) of this certificate is also attached to the shipping document;

(m) in addition to the requirements of Part 6 (Training) of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, the certificate holder ensures that the personnel handling, offering for transport or transporting the dangerous goods is trained in regards to the conditions of this Equivalency Certificate; and

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

"Equivalency Certificate No. SU 6539 (Ren. 6)"

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:

Amy Spence

Household Hazardous Waste Coordinator

The Corporation of the City of Guelph

110 Dunlop Drive
GUELPH Ontario
N1H6H8 Canada

Telephone:

519-767-0598

Fax:

519-767-1660

E-mail:

amy.spence@guelph.ca

Explanatory Note

This certificate authorizes the certificate holder and authorizes any person on behalf of the certificate holder to transport dangerous goods waste, in a manner that does not comply with articles 14.1 and 14.2 of Transport Canada Standard TP14850E "Small Containers for Transport of Dangerous Goods, Classes 3, 4, 5, 6.1, 8, and 9, a Transport Canada Standard", 2nd Edition, October 2010.

These dangerous goods are transported for disposal, recycling or any other reclamation process and may not be in their original containers.

A proposed draft of the third edition of the Transport Canada Standard TP 14850 Small Containers for Transportation of Dangerous Goods, Classes 3, 4, 5, 6.1, 8, and 9 is currently under development. Consequently, the conditions listed in this Equivalency Certificate have been aligned with the proposed changes.

This certificate also authorizes the use of the most appropriate generic shipping name to designate the dangerous goods contained in the outer packaging.

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