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

Regulations are current to 2020-10-05 and last amended on 2020-02-19. Previous Versions

PART 9Road (continued)

Transporting Dangerous Goods to or from an Aircraft, an Aerodrome or an Air Cargo Facility

  •  (1) Despite the requirements in Part 2 (Classification), Part 3 (Documentation), and Part 4 (Dangerous Goods Safety Marks), if transport has been or is to be by aircraft, a person may handle or transport dangerous goods by road vehicle to or from an aircraft, an aerodrome or an air cargo facility in accordance with the classification, marking, labelling, and documentation requirements of the ICAO Technical Instructions, if

    • (a) the information required on the shipping document is easy to identify, legible, in indelible print, in English or French and includes, if applicable, the information relating to the approved ERAP referred to in subsection 3.6(1); and

    • (b) the person complies with the following provisions in Part 3 (Documentation):

      • (i) section 3.2, Carrier responsibilities,

      • (ii) paragraph 3.5(1)(f) and subsection 3.5(2), concerning a 24-hour number on a shipping document,

      • (iii) section 3.7, Location of a shipping document: road, and

      • (iv) section 3.10, Location of a shipping document: storage in the course of transportation.

  • (2) Subsection (1) does not apply if these Regulations forbid the transport of the dangerous goods or if the dangerous goods are not regulated by the ICAO Technical Instructions but are regulated by these Regulations.

  • (3) When dangerous goods are transported to or from an aircraft, an aerodrome or an air cargo facility, by a road vehicle, the road vehicle, or any means of containment visible from outside the road vehicle, must have placards displayed on it in accordance with Part 4 (Dangerous Goods Safety Marks).

  • SOR/2002-306, s. 32
  • SOR/2008-34, s. 79
  • SOR/2019-101, s. 13

Transporting Dangerous Goods to or from a Vessel, a Port Facility or a Marine Terminal

  •  (1) Despite the requirements in Part 2 (Classification), Part 3 (Documentation), and Part 4 (Dangerous Goods Safety Marks), if transport has been or is to be by vessel, a person may handle or transport by road vehicle an international consignment of dangerous goods to or from a vessel, a port facility or a marine terminal in accordance with the classification, marking, labelling, placarding and documentation requirements of the IMDG Code if

    • (a) the information required on the shipping document is easy to identify, legible, in indelible print, in English or French and includes, if applicable, the information relating to the approved ERAP referred to in subsection 3.6(1); and

    • (b) the person complies with the following provisions in Part 3 (Documentation):

      • (i) section 3.2, Carrier responsibilities,

      • (ii) paragraph 3.5(1)(f) and subsection 3.5(2), concerning a 24-hour number on a shipping document,

      • (iii) section 3.7, Location of a shipping document: road, and

      • (iv) section 3.10, Location of a shipping document: storage in the course of transportation.

  • (2) Subsection (1) does not apply if these Regulations forbid the transport of the dangerous goods or if the dangerous goods are not regulated by the IMDG Code but are regulated by these Regulations.

  • (3) When dangerous goods are transported in a large means of containment to or from a vessel, a port facility or a marine terminal, the large means of containment must have placards displayed on it in accordance with Part 4 (Dangerous Goods Safety Marks) or the IMDG Code.

  • SOR/2002-306, s. 33
  • SOR/2008-34, s. 80
  • SOR/2012-245, s. 23
  • SOR/2017-253, s. 52
  • SOR/2019-101, s. 14

Reshipping in Canada

  •  (1) When a consignment of dangerous goods is transported from a place outside Canada to a place in Canada and is reshipped within Canada by road vehicle, the dangerous goods safety marks displayed in accordance with 49 CFR, the ICAO Technical Instructions or the IMDG Code at the time of entry into Canada may continue to be displayed, except that the large means of containment containing the dangerous goods must have placards displayed on it in accordance with Part 4 (Dangerous Goods Safety Marks).

  • (2) The shipping document that accompanies the dangerous goods must include a notation that the dangerous goods safety marks are in accordance with 49 CFR, the ICAO Technical Instructions or the IMDG Code, if they differ from the ones required to be displayed by Part 4 (Dangerous Goods Safety Marks).

  • SOR/2012-245, s. 24

Maximum Net Explosives Quantity in a Road Vehicle

 The total net explosives quantity of all explosives that are transported together in a road vehicle must be less than or equal to the following limits:

  • (a) 25 kg if any of the explosives are UN0190, SAMPLES, EXPLOSIVE;

  • (b) 2 000 kg if any of the explosives are included in Class 1.1A; and

  • (c) 20 000 kg.

  • SOR/2008-34, s. 81

PART 10Rail

Transporting Dangerous Goods from the United States into or through Canada

  •  (1) Despite the requirements in Part 2 (Classification), Part 3 (Documentation) and Part 4 (Dangerous Goods Safety Marks), a person may handle or transport dangerous goods by railway vehicle from a place in the United States to a place in Canada or from a place in the United States through Canada to a place outside Canada in accordance with the classification, marking, labelling, placarding and documentation requirements of 49 CFR if

    • (a) the information required on the shipping document is easy to identify, legible, in indelible print, in English or French and includes

      • (i) when dangerous goods are transported to a place in Canada, the name and address of the place of business in Canada of the consignor,

      • (ii) when dangerous goods are transported from a place in the United States through Canada to a place outside Canada, the name and the address of the place of business of each consignor, except that in this case the name and address may be shown on a separate document attached to the shipping document and is required only while that person is the consignor,

      • (iii) the classification in Schedule 1 or in the UN Recommendations, for dangerous goods that have the letter “D” assigned to them in column 1 of the table to section 172.101 of 49 CFR, except for dangerous goods with the shipping name “Consumer commodity”, and

      • (iv) if applicable, the information relating to the approved ERAP referred to in subsection 3.6(1);

    • (b) the person complies with the following sections in Part 3 (Documentation):

      • (i) section 3.2, Carrier responsibilities,

      • (ii) section 3.8, Location of a shipping document and consist: rail, and

      • (iii) section 3.10, Location of a shipping document: storage in the course of transportation, and

    • (c) on or after August 31, 2008, the labels and placards displayed for dangerous goods included in Class 2.3 or 6.1 are the labels and placards required in these Regulations for the dangerous goods. The labels or placards may be displayed before August 31, 2008.

  • (2) Subsection (1) does not apply to dangerous goods that

    • (a) are forbidden for transport by these Regulations;

    • (b) are not regulated by 49 CFR but are regulated by these Regulations; or

    • (c) [Repealed, SOR/2017-137]

    • (d) are given dangerous goods safety mark or packaging exceptions in 49 CFR that are not permitted by these Regulations.

  • (3) A person who handles or transports dangerous goods by railway vehicle in accordance with an exemption issued under Subpart B of Part 107 of 49 CFR may do so from a place in the United States to a place in Canada or from a place in the United States through Canada to a place outside Canada if the exemption number appears on the shipping document.

  • (4) If there is a conflict between the requirements of Part 2 (Classification), Part 3 (Documentation), Part 4 (Dangerous Goods Safety Marks) or Part 5 (Means of Containment) and an exemption referred to in subsection (3), the exemption prevails to the extent of the conflict.

  • SOR/2002-306, s. 34
  • SOR/2008-34, s. 83
  • SOR/2017-137, s. 58
  • replaced, SOR/2019-101, s. 15

Railway Vehicle Reciprocity

 Despite the requirements of Part 5 (Means of Containment), a person may offer for transport, handle or transport dangerous goods by railway vehicle from a place in the United States to a place in Canada or from a place in the United States through Canada to a place outside Canada in accordance with the requirements of Parts 172, 173, 174, 179 and 180 of 49 CFR, except by tank car if the goods are Class 3, Flammable Liquids that are referred to in section 10.5.6 of TP 14877.

  • SOR/2019-75, s. 10

Transporting Dangerous Goods to or from an Aircraft, an Aerodrome or an Air Cargo Facility

  •  (1) Despite the requirements in Part 2 (Classification), Part 3 (Documentation) and Part 4 (Dangerous Goods Safety Marks), if transport has been or is to be by aircraft, a person may handle or transport dangerous goods by railway vehicle to or from an aircraft, an aerodrome or an air cargo facility in accordance with the classification, marking, labelling and documentation requirements of the ICAO Technical Instructions, if

    • (a) the information required on the shipping document is easy to identify, legible, in indelible print, in English or French and includes, if applicable, the information relating to the approved ERAP referred to in subsection 3.6(1); and

    • (b) the person complies with the following provisions in Part 3 (Documentation):

      • (i) section 3.2, Carrier responsibilities,

      • (ii) paragraph 3.5(1)(f) and subsection 3.5(2), concerning a 24-hour number on a shipping document,

      • (iii) section 3.8, Location of a shipping document and consist: rail, and

      • (iv) section 3.10, Location of a shipping document: storage in the course of transportation.

  • (2) Subsection (1) does not apply if these Regulations forbid the transport of the dangerous goods or if the dangerous goods are not regulated by the ICAO Technical Instructions but are regulated by these Regulations.

  • (3) When dangerous goods are transported to or from an aircraft, an aerodrome or an air cargo facility, by railway vehicle, the railway vehicle, or any means of containment visible from outside the railway vehicle must have placards displayed on it in accordance with Part 4 (Dangerous Goods Safety Marks).

  • SOR/2002-306, s. 35
  • SOR/2008-34, s. 84
  • SOR/2019-101, s. 16
 
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