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Certificate 8333

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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.: SH 8333 (Ren. 8)

Certificate Holder: Chemtrade West Limited Partnership

Mode of Transport: Road

Issue Date: June 22, 2016

Expiry Date: June 30, 2018

CONDITIONS

This Equivalency Certificate authorizes Chemtrade West Limited Partnership to handle, offer for transport or transport in highway tanks, by road vehicle, dangerous goods that are UN1053, HYDROGEN SULFIDE, Class 2.3(2.1), in a manner that does not comply with subsections 5.1(1) and 5.1(2), section 5.2, and subparagraphs 5.10(1)(a)(ii), 5.10(1)(a)(iii) and 5.10(1)(a)(iv) of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, if:

(a) the highway tanks are selected and used in accordance with CSA Standard B622-09, "Selection and use of highway tanks, TC portable tanks, and ton containers for the transportation of dangerous goods, Class 2", January 2009, cited in the rest of this certificate as CSA B622‑09, except Clause 6 and Table 2;


Equivalency Certificate

(Approval issued by the competent authority of Canada)

SH 8333 (Ren. 8)

CONDITIONS

(b) the dangerous goods are contained in specification DOT MC-331 insulated highway tanks having a design pressure of 3447 kPa (500 psi) as described under cover of letters on file from RBS, Bulk Systems Inc., dated March 10, 2005 and July 15, 2005, and more specifically described as follows:

(i) highway tanks bearing Lubbock Manufacturing Company serial numbers 58483, 57888, and 57890 having a nominal water capacity of 18925 L (5000 US gallons), built in compliance with Lubbock Manufacturing Company's drawings STR‑788-A through A6; dated October or November 1971, or revised as of March 7, 1972; and related vehicle drawings STR-968A, -A1, -A2, -A3, -A4, -A5, and -A6 dated April 25, 1973; on file with the Office of Hazardous Materials, Exemptions and Approval Regulations (OHMEA) and subsequently filed with the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Directorate under SH 5075 on November 12, 1996, and December 4, 1996; and under this file on March 11, 2005 and July 15, 2005,

(ii) the highway tank bearing Trinity Industries Inc. serial number 373919 having a nominal water capacity of 19305 L (5100 US gallons) and built in compliance with Trinity Industries, Inc., Transport Specification Number A‑2111 and drawings D-4041, Rev. 0; D-4042, Rev. 0; C-4067, Rev. 0; C‑4068, Rev. 0; 105662-4, Rev. 0; D‑4038, Rev. 0; C-4039, Rev. 0; and D-4040, Rev. 0. The highway tank is mounted on a Gorbett Brothers trailer with serial number 71051-F,

(iii) the Pads are installed under the hydrogen probe gauge guard and all of the places where the piping guard attaches to the tank shell. Flange for the relief valve opening should be counterbored for the flexitallic gasket unless the gasket is of such nature that its location is fixed by the bolts,

(iv) the highway tanks may be further modified in accordance with drawings specifications submitted with letters dated August 10, 1978 and January 22, 1979 to the Office of Hazardous Materials, Exemptions and Approval Regulations (OHMEA) and subsequently filed with the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Directorate on November 12, 1996, December 4, 1996, and July 15, 2005;

(c) each highway tank is insulated with a 10.16 cm (4 in.) thick, (3/4 lb/ft3 density) glass wool blanket or a 10.16 cm (4 in.) thick non-combustible polyurethane material having equivalent or less thermal conductance. Insulation must be covered with either a steel shell of not less than 2.4 mm (3/32 in.) nominal thickness or an aluminum shell of not less than 3.2 mm
(1/8 in.) nominal thickness so constructed and sealed that moisture cannot come in contact with the insulation;


Equivalency Certificate

(Approval issued by the competent authority of Canada)

SH 8333 (Ren. 8)

CONDITIONS

TESTING

(d) each highway tank is re-inspected and re-tested in accordance with:

(i) section 180.407 of Title 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations of the United States (CFR 49) as prescribed for DOT Specification MC-331 cargo tanks, except the pressure test and internal inspections are performed every two (2) years, or,

(ii) clause 7 of CSA Standard B620-09, "Highway tanks and portable tanks for the transportation of dangerous goods", January 2009, cited in the rest of this certificate as CSA B620-09, as prescribed for TC331 tanks, except that pressure test and internal inspections are performed every two (2) years;

(e) each tank is equipped with safety relief valves complying with Clause 5.2.4 of CSA B620-09, or complying with section 173.315(i) of the Code of Federal Regulations of the United States, CFR 49, except that in either case:

(i) the capacity of the relief valve must be based on the heat transfer from fire into a non-insulated tank, and

(ii) the set to discharge pressure for the reclosing safety relief valves shall be 550 psig ± 3%, and the rupture discs in series shall have burst pressures of 560 psig ± 5% at 22°C (72°F);

(f) each tank is equipped with an off-truck wireless remote emergency discharge control system that operates the internal self closing stop (ISC) valve for each liquid or vapour outlet, and complies with paragraphs 173.315(n)(3)&(4) of the Code of Federal Regulations of the United States, CFR 49, irrespective of whether or not the tank is in metered delivery service;

(g) during loading and off-loading, a passive emergency discharge control system other than an excess flow valve or excess flow feature on the ISC valves, is employed on both liquid and vapour loading and unloading lines, and shall comply with paragraph 173.315(n)(2) of the Code of Federal Regulations of the United States, CFR 49 irrespective of whether or not the tank is in metered service;

(h) the gauge pressure in the gas phase of the dangerous goods does not exceed 3103 kPa (450 psi) at 40.5°C (105°F);


Equivalency Certificate

(Approval issued by the competent authority of Canada)

SH 8333 (Ren. 8)

CONDITIONS

(i) the water content of the dangerous goods does not exceed 0.10% by weight;

(j) the outage is not less than two (2) percent of the total volumetric capacity of the tank at the reference temperature of 40.5°C (105°F); and

(k) the certificate number "SH 8333" is stenciled on each long side of the tank in letters and numbers no less than 51 mm (2 in.) high.

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)

SH 8333 (Ren. 8)

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

Contact Person: Rama Bhaga

RCSE Analyst Supervisor

Chemtrade Logistics Inc.

155 Gordon Baker Road

Suite 300

Toronto ON M2H 3N5

Telephone: 416-496-4160

Facsimile: 416-496-9414

E-mail: rbhaga@chemtradelogistics.com

Explanatory Note

This certificate authorizes Chemtrade West Limited Partnership to handle, offer for transport or transport, UN1053, HYDROGEN SULFIDE, Class 2.3 (2.1), in specially designed highway tanks not in compliance CSA B622‑09. The conditions of the certificate provide 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


Equivalency Certificate

(Approval issued by the competent authority of Canada)

SH 8333 (Ren. 8)

NOTE

Under Canadian Law, a foreign manufacturer of non-specification means of containment cannot be charged with an offence under the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act, 1992 for failure to comply with the conditions of an Equivalency Certificate. However, certain remedies under the Act are available to Transport Canada in this eventuality.

These include:

1. detention of dangerous goods and consequently the means of containment containing them (subsection 17(1));

2. detention of the means of containment whether full or empty (subsection 17(1));

3. directions not to import the means of containment or to return them to origin (subsection 17(3));

4. inspectors' directions (section 19);

5. directions to importers of the means of containment to issue notices of defective construction or recall (subsection 9(2)); and

6. revocation of the certificate, thereby making any use of the means of containment an offence (subsection 31(6)).

If none of the foregoing are adequate, Protective Directions may be issued to prohibit or to control the use of the means of containment (section 32).



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Date modified:
2017-06-19