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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
330, rue Sparks
Ottawa (Ontario) K1A 0N5

Equivalency Certificate

(Approval issued by the competent authority of Canada)

Certificate No.: SA 6651 (Ren. 6)

Certificate Holder: Air Transport Association of Canada

Mode of Transport: Air

Issue Date: November 20, 2015

Expiry Date: November 30, 2017

CONDITIONS

1. This Equivalency Certificate authorizes the air operator members of the Air Transport Association of Canada to handle or transport, by aircraft, dangerous goods that are UN1950, AEROSOLS, flammable, Class 2.1; UN1950, AEROSOLS, non-flammable, Class 2.2; 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, under the following conditions:

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

(b) in the case of UN1950, AEROSOLS, flammable, Class 2.1; UN1950, AEROSOLS, non-flammable, Class 2.2; 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,


Equivalency Certificate

(Approval issued by the competent authority of Canada)

SA 6651 (Ren. 6)

CONDITIONS

(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 isdesigned, 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 1.(b)(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;

(c) 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.


Equivalency Certificate

(Approval issued by the competent authority of Canada)

SA 6651 (Ren. 6)

CONDITIONS

2. This Equivalency Certificate authorizes the air operator members of the Air Transport Association of Canadato handle or transport, by aircraft, dangerous goods, in a manner that does not comply with subsection 12.1(2) of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, under the following conditions:

(a) the dangerous goods are transported by aircraft referred to in Subpart 5 of Part VII of the Canadian Aviation Regulations;

(b) the dangerous goods are transported in compliance with section 12.9 - Limited Access, except for subparagraph 12.9(1)(c)(i) of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations;

(c) all packaging for which retention of liquid is a basic function is capable of withstanding without leakage an internal pressure producing a pressure differential of not less than 95 kPa;

(d) the dangerous goods are transported on the same aircraft to or from a location where access is limited and there is no other practical or readily available means of transport.

3. This Equivalency Certificate authorizes the air operator members of the Air Transport Association of Canadato handle or transport, by aircraft, dangerous goods that are UN2794, BATTERIES, WET, FILLED WITH ACID, electric storage, Class 8, Packing Group III; UN2795, BATTERIES, WET, FILLED WITH ALKALI, electric storage, Class 8, Packing Group III; or UN2800, BATTERIES, WET, NON-SPILLABLE, electric storage, Class 8, Packing Group III, in a manner that does not comply with subsection 12.1(2) of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, under the following conditions:

(a) the dangerous goods are transported in compliance with section 12.9 - Limited Access, except for subparagraphs 12.9(1)(c)(i) and 12.9(11)(a)(ii) of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations;

(b) the dangerous goods:

(i) are placed in an acid/alkali-proof liner of sufficient strength and adequately sealed to positively preclude leakage in the event of spillage,


Equivalency Certificate

(Approval issued by the competent authority of Canada)

SA 6651 (Ren. 6)

CONDITIONS

(ii) are contained in a means of containment that is a rigid container, wooden slatted crate or on a pallet, which is designed, constructed, filled, closed, secured, and maintained so that under normal conditions of transport, including handling, there will be no accidental release of the dangerous goods that could endanger public safety,

(iii) are packed so that the fill openings and vents, if any, are upward,

(iv) are protected against short circuit.

4. The dangerous goods are loaded aboard the aircraft or as an external load at the last aerodrome of departure to access the limited access area and no stops are permitted at any other aerodrome except for emergency reasons or re-fuelling.

5. The Air Transport Association of Canadaensures that a copy of this Equivalency Certificate is provided to all air operator members of the Air Transport Association of Canada.

6. The air operator members of the Air Transport Association of Canada ensure that their personnel handling and transporting the dangerous goods are trained in regards to the conditions of this Equivalency Certificate.

7. A paper or electronic copy of this 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

_____________________________

David Lamarche, P. Eng., ing.

Chief,

Permits and Approvals Division


Equivalency Certificate

(Approval issued by the competent authority of Canada)

SA 6651 (Ren. 6)

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

Contact Person: Wayne Gouveia

VP Commercial General Aviation

Air Transport Association of Canada

255 Albert Street, Suite 700

Ottawa ON K1P 6A9

Telephone: 613-233-7727 ext. 309

Facsimile: 613-230-8648

E-mail: wgouveia@atac.ca

Explanatory Note

This Equivalency Certificate authorizes the air operator members of the Air Transport Association of Canada to handle or transport forbidden dangerous goods (animal deterrent - commonly known as Bear Spray and Bear Bangers) in compliance with section 12.9 - Limited Access of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations.

This Equivalency Certificate authorizes also the air operator members of the Air Transport Association of Canadato transport dangerous goods as a 705 Air Operator while following the requirements set out in section 12.9 - Limited Access of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations.

This Equivalency Certificate also authorizes the air operator members of the Air Transport Association of Canadato transport batteries in a packaging different from Packing Instructions 870 or 872 of the Technical Instructions for the Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air.

The current list of the air operator members of the Air Transport Association of Canada is available at the following website:

http://www.atac.ca/web/en/about-us/members.html

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