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Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations

Version of section 1.19.1 from 2023-07-05 to 2023-10-24:

 Part 2 (Classification), Part 3 (Documentation), Part 4 (Dangerous Goods Safety Marks), Part 5 (Means of Containment), Part 6 (Training) and Part 7 (Emergency Response Assistance Plan) do not apply to samples of goods that the consignor reasonably believes to be dangerous goods, but the classification or the exact chemical composition of the goods is unknown and cannot be readily determined if

  • (a) in the case of

    • (i) samples that are reasonably believed to be a gas, including a gas in a liquefied form, they are in one or more means of containment in compliance with the requirements for transporting gases in Part 5 (Means of Containment), or

    • (ii) samples that are reasonably believed not to be a gas, they are in one or more means of containment designed, constructed, filled, closed, secured and maintained so that under normal conditions of transport, including handling, there will be no release of the dangerous goods that could endanger public safety;

  • (b) the samples are in transport for the purposes of classifying, analysing or testing;

  • (c) the samples are believed not to contain explosives, infectious substances or radioactive materials;

  • (d) the dangerous goods are contained in one or more means of containment each of which has a gross mass less than or equal to 10 kg;

  • (e) the samples are accompanied by a document that includes the name and address of the consignor and the words “test samples” or “échantillons d’épreuve”; and

  • (f) each means of containment has marked on it the words “test samples” or “échantillons d’épreuve” and the words are legible and displayed on a contrasting background.

  • SOR/2008-34, s. 10
  • SOR/2023-155, s. 13

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