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Certificate 8560

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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 8560 (Ren. 5)

Certificate Holder: Service d'Échange RapidGaz Inc.

Mode of Transport: Road

Issue Date: January 7, 2016

Expiry Date: March 31, 2018

CONDITIONS

This Equivalency Certificate authorizes Service d'Échange RapidGaz Inc., to handle, offer for transport or transport, and authorizes any person to handle or transport on behalf of Service d'Échange RapidGaz Inc., by road vehicle, dangerous goods that are UN1075, LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GASES,

Class 2.1, in means of containment, in a manner that does not comply with sections 4.10, 4.11, and 4.12of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, if:

(a) the means of containment are transported to Service d'Échange RapidGaz Inc.'s facility to be inspected, requalified, refilled, recycled, and/or disposed;

(b) the road vehicle, transporting the dangerous goods, has displayed on each side and at each end of the road vehicle, a placard that corresponds to a placard set out in the Appendix to Part 4 (Dangerous Goods Safety Marks) of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations;

(c) all valves on the cylinders are securely closed before transportation;


Equivalency Certificate

(Approval issued by the competent authority of Canada)

SH 8560 (Ren. 5)

CONDITIONS

(d) each cylinder is visually inspected and deemed to be safe before transportation;

(e) 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;

(f) a copy of this Equivalency Certificate accompanies the dangerous goods, or the shipping document that accompanies the dangerous goods includes the following information legibly and indelibly printed:

"Equivalency Certificate No. SH 8560 (Ren. 5)"

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 8560 (Ren. 5)

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

Contact Person: Raymond Beaudoin

V.P. Développement corporatif

Service d'Échange RapidGaz Inc.

241, rue St-Charles sud

Granby QC J2G 7A9

Telephone: 450-375-6644

Facsimile: 450-361-2424

E-mail: rbeaudoin@rapidgaz.net

Explanatory Note

This Equivalency Certificate authorizes the certificate holder to transport propane cylinders without having to display the dangerous goods safety marks required for small means of containment. The barbecue type cylinders are collected at corner stores, service stations, grocery stores or hardware stores and are transported to the certificate holder's facility to be inspected, requalified, refilled, recycled, and/or disposed.

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