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Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations (SOR/2001-286)

Regulations are current to 2020-09-09 and last amended on 2020-02-19. Previous Versions

PART 5Means of Containment (continued)

Class 2, Gases (continued)

UN1950, AEROSOLS, and UN2037, GAS CARTRIDGES

 Despite section 5.10, a person must not handle, offer for transport or transport dangerous goods that are UN1950, AEROSOLS, or UN2037, GAS CARTRIDGES, unless they are contained in a means of containment that is manufactured, selected and used in accordance with CGSB-43.123.

  • SOR/2002-306, s. 24
  • SOR/2008-34, s. 69
  • SOR/2014-152, s. 20

Classes 3, 4, 5, 6.1, 8 and 9 Dangerous Goods

Small Means of Containment

  •  (1) A person must not offer for transport, handle or transport dangerous goods included in Class 3, 4, 5, 6.1, 8 or 9 in a small means of containment unless it is a means of containment that is selected and used in accordance with Part II of CGSB-43.146 or a means of containment that is selected and used in accordance with sections 2 and 3 and with Part 2 of TP 14850.

  • (2) A person must not reuse a steel or plastic drum with a capacity greater than or equal to 150 L to handle, offer for transport or transport dangerous goods that are liquid and are included in Class 3, 4, 5, 6.1, 8 or 9 unless

    • (a) for a steel drum, the requirements for the reconditioning, remanufacturing and repair in Part II of CGSB-43.126 are complied with and the drum reconditioning, remanufacturing and repair facility is registered with Transport Canada in accordance with the requirements of Appendix A of CGSB-43.126; or

    • (b) for a plastic drum, the requirements for the reconditioning, remanufacturing and repair in Part III of CGSB-43.126 are complied with and the drum reconditioning, remanufacturing and repair facility is registered with Transport Canada in accordance with the requirements of Appendix A of CGSB-43.126.

  • (3) The manufacturer or subsequent distributor of a UN standardized small means of containment manufactured in Canada must provide a notice to the initial user in accordance with section 4.4 of TP 14850. The manufacturer or subsequent distributor of a UN standardized intermediate bulk container (IBC) manufactured in Canada must provide a notice to the initial user in accordance with clause 4.8 of CGSB-43.146.

  • (4) A person must not reuse an IBC for liquids, or an IBC for solids, that is filled or discharged under pressure to offer for transport, handle or transport dangerous goods that are included in Class 3, 4, 5, 6.1, 8 or 9 unless it has been leak tested and inspected in accordance with clause 12.6 of CGSB-43.146.

  • (5) In addition to the requirements set out in subsection (1), a person who uses a means of containment that is required under CGSB-43.146 for the offering for transport of dangerous goods must follow the requirements of clauses 12.2, 12.3 and 12.4 of CGSB-43.146.

  • SOR/2002-306, s. 25
  • SOR/2003-273, s. 7
  • SOR/2011-60, s. 4
  • SOR/2014-152, s. 21
  • SOR/2017-137, s. 42

 [Repealed, SOR/2014-152, s. 22]

Large Means of Containment

  •  (1) A person must not handle, offer for transport or transport dangerous goods included in Class 3, 4, 5, 6.1, 8 or 9 in a large means of containment unless it is manufactured, selected and used in accordance with

    • (a) for transport by road vehicle,

      • (i) the requirements of Part II of CGSB-43.146, if the means of containment is a UN standardized means of containment,

      • (ii) CSA B621, except clause 8.2(b), and, despite any indication to the contrary in CSA B620, Annex B of CSA B620,

      • (iii) CSA B625, or

      • (iv) TP 14877, if the means of containment is a ton container;

    • (b) for transport by railway vehicle,

      • (i) the requirements of Part II of CGSB-43.146, if the means of containment is a UN standardized means of containment,

      • (ii) TP 14877, or

      • (iii) CSA B625;

    • (c) for transport by aircraft, Part 12 (Air) of these Regulations; and

    • (d) for transport by vessel,

      • (i) the requirements of Part II of CGSB-43.146, if the means of containment is a UN standardized means of containment,

      • (ii) TP 14877,

      • (iii) CSA B621, except clause 8.2(b), and, despite any indication to the contrary in CSA B620, Annex B of CSA B620, or

      • (iv) CSA B625.

  • (1.1) [Repealed, SOR/2019-75, s. 7]

  • (2) In addition to the requirements of subparagraphs (1)(a)(ii) and (d)(iii), a person who uses a standardized means of containment that is required by CSA B621 to offer for transport dangerous goods included in Class 3, 4, 5, 6.1, 8 or 9 must use a means of containment

    • (a) manufactured in accordance with CSA B620 if the means of containment was manufactured in Canada on or after August 31, 2008; and

    • (b) tested and inspected in accordance with CSA B620 when the most recent periodic re-test or periodic inspection is performed in Canada on or after August 31, 2008.

  • (3) [Repealed, SOR/2017-137, s. 43]

  • (4) [Repealed, SOR/2017-137, s. 43]

  • SOR/2002-306, s. 27
  • SOR/2005-279, s. 3
  • SOR/2007-179, s. 3
  • SOR/2008-34, s. 70
  • SOR/2012-245, s. 21
  • SOR/2014-152, s. 23
  • SOR/2015-100, s. 4
  • SOR/2017-137, s. 43
  • SOR/2017-253, ss. 15, 52
  • SOR/2019-75, s. 7

 [Repealed, SOR/2019-75, s. 8]

 [Repealed, SOR/2019-75, s. 8]

 [Repealed, SOR/2019-75, s. 8]

 [Repealed, SOR/2019-75, s. 8]

 [Repealed, SOR/2019-75, s. 8]

 [Repealed, SOR/2019-75, s. 8]

 [Repealed, SOR/2019-75, s. 8]

 [Repealed, SOR/2019-75, s. 8]

 [Repealed, SOR/2019-75, s. 8]

 [Repealed, SOR/2019-75, s. 8]

 [Repealed, SOR/2019-75, s. 8]

 [Repealed, SOR/2019-75, s. 8]

 [Repealed, SOR/2019-75, s. 8]

 [Repealed, SOR/2019-75, s. 8]

 [Repealed, SOR/2019-75, s. 8]

Class 6.2, Infectious Substances

Means of Containment for Class 6.2, Infectious Substances

  •  (1) A person must not offer for transport, handle or transport dangerous goods included in Category A or Category B of Class 6.2, Infectious Substances, unless the dangerous goods are in a means of containment that is manufactured, selected and used in accordance with CGSB-43.125.

  • (2) If the means of containment is made available as a kit, the packaging manufacturer and subsequent distributor must provide the packaging information required under section 4.4 of CGSB-43.125 to the packaging purchaser at each initial purchase and to a packaging user upon request.

  • SOR/2008-34, s. 72
  • SOR/2017-137, s. 52
  • SOR/2017-253, s. 16

 [Repealed, SOR/2017-137, s. 53]

 [Repealed, SOR/2017-137, s. 53]

Class 7, Radioactive Materials

Means of Containment for Class 7, Radioactive Materials

 A person must not handle, offer for transport or transport dangerous goods included in Class 7, Radioactive Materials, in a means of containment unless the means of containment is in compliance with the Packaging and Transport of Nuclear Substances Regulations.

Consolidation Bins

Consolidation Bins

 A person must not use a consolidation bin to handle or transport dangerous goods in a road vehicle unless

  • (a) the capacity of the consolidation bin is less than or equal to 1.8 m3 (64 cubic feet);

  • (b) the consolidation bin is reusable and constructed of plastic, wood or metal; and

  • (c) the consolidation bin is blocked or braced within the road vehicle.

 
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