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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 10Rail (continued)

Reporting

 A consignor shall, on reasonable notice given by the Minister, provide the Minister with the following information:

  • (a) the number of tank cars owned or leased by the consignor that meet the requirements of TP 14877 for TC117R tank cars;

  • (b) the number of tank cars owned or leased by the consignor that meet the requirements of TP 14877 for TC117P tank cars;

  • (c) the number of tank cars owned or leased by the consignor and used for importing, offering for transport or handling dangerous goods included in Class 3, Flammable Liquids, that meet the requirements of TP 14877 for Class 111 tank cars; and

  • (d) the number of tank cars owned or leased by the consignor and used for importing, offering for transport or handling dangerous goods included in Class 3, Flammable Liquids, that meet the requirements of TP 14877 for enhanced Class 111 tank cars.

  • SOR/2019-75, s. 12

PART 11Marine

Marine Transport — IMDG Code

[SOR/2017-253, s. 21]
  •  (1) A person who imports, offers for transport, handles or transports dangerous goods by vessel must comply with the IMDG Code if the dangerous goods are in transport between

    • (a) two points in Canada on a voyage during which

      • (i) the vessel goes more than 120 nautical miles from shore,

      • (ii) on the Atlantic coast, the vessel goes south of the port of New York, or

      • (iii) on the Pacific coast, the vessel goes south of Portland, Oregon;

    • (b) Canada and another country, if the voyage is not an inland voyage; or

    • (c) two points outside Canada on board a vessel registered in Canada.

  • (2) In addition to the requirements in subsection (1), a person who handles, offers for transport or transports dangerous goods by vessel must do so in accordance with the following provisions of these Regulations:

    • (a) the following provisions in Part 3 (Documentation):

      • (i) section 3.2, Carrier responsibilities,

      • (ii) subsection 3.4(1), Legibility and language,

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

      • (iv) section 3.9, Location of a shipping document: marine, and

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

    • (b) the following provisions in Part 4 (Dangerous Goods Safety Marks):

      • (i) section 4.2, Misleading dangerous goods safety marks,

      • (ii) section 4.4, Consignor responsibilities,

      • (iii) subsection 4.5(1), Carrier responsibilities, and

      • (iv) section 4.6, Visibility, legibility and colour;

    • (c) the following provisions in Part 5 (Means of Containment):

      • (i) section 5.2, Requirements for a standardized means of containment to be in standard,

      • (ii) section 5.3, Certification safety marks on a means of containment,

      • (iii) section 5.6, UN standardized means of containment, and

      • (iv) section 5.10, Means of containment for Class 2, Gases, and section 5.11, UN1950, AEROSOLS, and UN2037, GAS CARTRIDGES; and

    • (d) Part 8 (Reporting Requirements).

  • (3) The means of containment used to transport the dangerous goods must be designed, constructed, filled, closed, secured and maintained so that under normal conditions of transport, including handling, there will be no accidental release of the dangerous goods that could endanger public safety.

  • SOR/2002-306, s. 38
  • SOR/2008-34, s. 90
  • SOR/2014-152, s. 27
  • SOR/2016-95, s. 41
  • SOR/2017-253, ss. 21, 52

Marine Transport — Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations

 A person who imports, offers for transport, handles or transports dangerous goods by vessel must comply with these Regulations if the dangerous goods are in transport between

  • (a) two points in Canada on a voyage during which the vessel is always within 120 nautical miles from shore and

    • (i) on the Atlantic coast, the vessel does not go south of the port of New York, and

    • (ii) on the Pacific coast, the vessel does not go south of Portland, Oregon; or

  • (b) Canada and another country, if the voyage is an inland voyage.

  • SOR/2017-253, s. 22

Transporting Dangerous Goods from One Country through Canada to Another Country

 A person who transports dangerous goods by vessel from one country through Canada to another country must comply with the IMDG Code and Part 8 (Reporting Requirements) of these Regulations.

  • SOR/2016-95, s. 41
  • SOR/2017-253, s. 52

 [Repealed, SOR/2017-253, s. 23]

PART 12Air

International and Domestic Transport by Aircraft

General Requirements

  •  (1) A person who handles, offers for transport or transports dangerous goods by aircraft between Canada and another country must do so in accordance with the ICAO Technical Instructions and the following provisions of these Regulations:

    • (a) in Part 1 (Coming into Force, Repeal, Interpretation, General Provisions and Special Cases),

      • (i) section 1.7, Safety requirements, documents, safety marks,

      • (ii) paragraphs 1.8(a) and (b), Prohibition: explosives,

      • (iii) [Repealed, SOR/2017-137]

      • (iv) section 1.12, Evidence: safety marks, prescribed documents,

      • (v) section 1.13, Defence: due diligence,

      • (vi) [Repealed, SOR/2002-306]

      • (vii) section 1.20, National Defence, and

      • (viii) section 1.43, Class 7, Radioactive Materials;

    • (b) in Part 2 (Classification),

      • (i) section 2.2, Responsibility for classification,

      • (ii) section 2.36, Infectious substances,

      • (iii) section 2.37, General, Class 7, Radioactive Materials, and

      • (iv) subparagraphs 2.43(b)(iv) and (v), concerning classifying in Class 9 dangerous goods that are environmentally hazardous substances;

    • (c) in Part 3 (Documentation),

      • (i) section 3.1, Consignor responsibilities,

      • (ii) subsections 3.2(1), (2), (3), (5) and (6), Carrier responsibilities,

      • (iii) subsection 3.4(1), Legibility and language,

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

      • (v) subsections 3.6(1) and (2), which require the ERAP reference number and telephone number on a shipping document, and

      • (vi) section 3.11, Keeping shipping document information;

    • (d) in Part 4 (Dangerous Goods Safety Marks),

      • (i) section 4.2, Misleading dangerous goods safety marks,

      • (ii) section 4.4, Consignor responsibilities,

      • (iii) subsection 4.5(1), Carrier responsibilities,

      • (iv) subsection 4.7(1), Labels and placards: size and orientation, and

      • (v) section 4.9, Removal of dangerous goods safety marks;

    • (e) in Part 5 (Means of Containment),

      • (i) section 5.2, Requirements for a standardized means of containment to be in standard,

      • (ii) section 5.3, Certification safety marks on a means of containment,

      • (iii) section 5.6, UN standardized means of containment, and

      • (iv) section 5.10, Means of containment for Class 2, Gases;

    • (f) Part 6 (Training);

    • (g) Part 7 (Emergency Response Assistance Plan);

    • (h) Part 8 (Reporting Requirements);

    • (i) Part 13 (Protective Direction); and

    • (j) Part 14 (Permit for Equivalent Level of Safety).

  • (2) A person who handles, offers for transport or transports dangerous goods by aircraft within Canada must do so in accordance with the ICAO Technical Instructions and the provisions of these Regulations referred to in subsection (1).

  • (3) Despite subsection (2), a person may handle, offer for transport or transport dangerous goods by aircraft within Canada in accordance with the requirements of sections 12.4 to 12.17.

  • SOR/2002-306, s. 39
  • SOR/2008-34, s. 93
  • SOR/2016-95, s. 41
  • SOR/2017-137, s. 59
  • SOR/2019-101, s. 22
 
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