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Certificate 9990

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Safety and Security

Transport Dangerous
Goods Directorate
330 Sparks Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0N5
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 9990 (REN 4)

Certificate Holder: Ashland LLC

Mode of Transport: Road

Issue Date: 2017-02-24

Expiry Date: 2019-02-28


This Equivalency Certificate authorizes Ashland LLC, to handle, offer for transport or transport and authorizes any person to handle or transport on behalf of the certificate holder, by road vehicle, dangerous goods that are:

• UN1133, ADHESIVES containing a flammable liquid, Class 3, Packing Group II or Packing Group III,

• UN3107, ORGANIC PEROXIDE TYPE E, LIQUID, Class 5.2, Packing Group II, or

• UN3109, ORGANIC PEROXIDE TYPE F, LIQUID, Class 5.2, Packing Group II,

in a manner that does not comply with Part 5 (Means of Containment), of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) Regulations, under the following conditions:

(a) the means of containment:

(i) 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;

(ii) prior to moving, is emptied to the maximum extent possible, and the residual amount of the dangerous goods never exceeds 10 L when in transport;

(iii) 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,

(iv) 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) 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;

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

"Equivalency Certificate No. SH 9990 (Ren. 4)"

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

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David Lamarche


Permits and Approvals division

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

Contact Person:

Jamie Davis

Program Manager

Ashland LLC

5200 Blazer Parkway
43017 United States of America (the)





Explanatory Note

This Equivalency Certificate authorizes the certificate holder 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. They 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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