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Certificate 9844

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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.: SU 9844 (REN 7)

Certificate Holder: Measurement Canada

Mode of Transport: Marine, Rail, Road

Issue Date: 2017-04-18

Expiry Date: 2019-04-30

CONDITIONS

1. This Equivalency Certificate authorizes Measurement Canada 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 that are Class 3, in means of containment that does not comply with Part 5 (Means of Containment) of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, if:

(a) the means of containment, which does not exceed 3 500 L in capacity:

(i) is a volume measurement and calibration device referred to as "provers", mounted on a highway vehicle for transport to and from worksites for testing of meter equipment accuracy,

(ii) is not intended for the transportation of dangerous goods and the presence of dangerous goods is due only to the use of the means of containment for the processing, storage, or use of the dangerous goods at fixed locations,

(iii) prior to moving, is emptied to the maximum extent possible, and the residual amount of the dangerous goods never exceeds one of the following volumes in content when in transport:

(A) 100 L, or

(B) 5% of the capacity of the means of containment,

(iv) is designed, constructed, closed, secured, and maintained so that under normal conditions of transport, including handling, there will be no accidental release of dangerous goods that could endanger public safety, and

(v) when inverted, will not release dangerous goods;

(b) the means of containment is loaded and secured on the means of transport in such a way as to prevent, under normal conditions of transport, damage to the means of containment or to the means of transport that could lead to an accidental release of the dangerous goods;

(c) when the device is transported by rail, it is loaded and properly secured to a railway vehicle with all necessary blocks, chains and binders in accordance with applicable AAA loading and securement practices;

(d) 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

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

"Equivalency Certificate No. SU 9844 (Ren. 7)"

2. This Equivalency Certificate further authorizes Measurement Canada 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 that are UN1075, LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GASES, Class 2.1, in means of containment that do not comply with Part 5 (Means of Containment) of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, if:

(a) the means of containment:

(i) is a small means of containment, as defined in the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations,

(ii) is a volume measurement and calibration device referred to as "provers", mounted on a highway vehicle for transport to and from worksites for testing of meter equipment accuracy,

(iii) is not intended for the transportation of dangerous goods and the presence of dangerous goods is due only to the use of the means of containment for the processing, storage, or use of the dangerous goods at fixed locations,

(iv) prior to moving, is emptied to the maximum extent possible, and the residual amount of the dangerous goods never exceeds 25 kg;

(b) the means of containment is loaded and secured on the means of transport in such a way as to prevent, under normal conditions of transport, damage to the means of containment or to the means of transport that could lead to an accidental release of the dangerous goods;

(c) when the device is transported by rail, it is loaded and properly secured to a railway vehicle with all necessary blocks, chains, and binders in accordance with applicable AAA loading and securement practices;

(d) 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

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

"Equivalency Certificate No. SU 9844 (Ren. 7)"

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:

Luigi Buffone

Senior Engineer - Volume Laboratory

Measurement Canada

151 Tunneys Pasture Driveway
OTTAWA Ontario
K1Y4S1 Canada

Telephone:

613-952-0666

Fax:

E-mail:

Luigi.Buffone@canada.ca

Explanatory Note

This Equivalency Certificate authorizes the applicant to transport means of containment that do not comply with the requirements set out in Part 5 (Means of Containment) of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations. The means of containment may contain residual amounts of dangerous goods due to storage, processing or use of dangerous goods at fixed locations. The means of containment must be emptied to the maximum extent possible prior to being transported.

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