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Coming into Force 1.1

Repeal 1.2

Interpretation 1.3

Definitions 1.4

General Provisions

Forbidden Dangerous Goods and Special Provisions 1.5

Quantity Limits in Columns 8 and 9 of Schedule 1 1.6

Safety Requirements, Documents, Safety Marks 1.7

Prohibition: Explosives 1.8

Use of the Most Recent Version of the ICAO Technical Instructions,

the IMDG Code or 49 CFR 1.9

Use of Classification in the ICAO Technical Instructions,

the IMDG Code or the UN Recommendations 1.10

Use of 49 CFR for Non-regulated Dangerous Goods 1.11

Evidence: Safety Marks, Prescribed Documents 1.12


Defence: Due Diligence 1.13


Special Cases

Exemption for Personal Use 1.15

500 kg Exemption 1.16

Limited Quantities 1.17

Medical Device or Article 1.18

Samples 1.19

National Defence 1.20

Agriculture: 1 500 kg Farm Vehicle Exemption 1.21

Agriculture: 3 000 kg Retail Exemption 1.22

Agriculture: Pesticide Exemption 1.23

Agriculture: Anhydrous Ammonia Exemption 1.24

Transportation within a Facility 1.25

Emergency Response 1.26

Operation of a Means of Transport 1.27

Transportation between Two Properties 1.28

Dangerous Goods in an Instrument or in Equipment 1.29


Marine 1.30

Class 1, Explosives 1.31

Class 2, Gases 1.32

Class 3, Flammable Liquids: General Exemption 1.33

Class 3, Flammable Liquids: Flash Point Between 60.5Ð'oC and 93Ð'oC 1.34

Class 3, Flammable Liquids: UN1202, DIESEL FUEL, or

UN1203, GASOLINE Exemption 1.35

Class 3, Flammable Liquids: Alcoholic Beverage Exemption 1.36

Class 3, Flammable Liquids: Alcohol Exemption 1.37

Class 3, Flammable Liquids: Polyester Resin Kit Exemption 1.38

Class 6.2, Infectious Substances: Risk Group 2 Exemption 1.39

Class 6.2, Infectious Substances: Risk Group 3 Exemption 1.40

Biological Products 1.41

Substances Believed Not to Contain Infectious Substances 1.42

Class 7, Radioactive Materials 1.43

Residue of Dangerous Goods in a Drum 1.44

Fumigation of Means of Containment 1.45

Miscellaneous Special Cases 1.46

Security on Board a Means of Transport 1.47



1.1 Coming into Force

These Regulations come into force 12 months after the day on which they are published in Part II of the Canada Gazette.

1.2 Repeal

On the day these Regulations come into force, the "Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations", as made by Order in Council P.C. 1985 147 dated January 17, 1985 and registered as SOR/85-77, are repealed.

1.3 Interpretation

(1) Anything written in italics in these Regulations is not part of the Regulations.

(2) In these Regulations,

(a) "must" is imperative and "may" is permissive;

(b) the words "on", "in" or "by" are synonymous when they are associated with the defined term "road vehicle" or "railway vehicle";

(c) pressure expressed in kPa is gauge pressure unless designated as absolute pressure, except for vapour pressure, which is always absolute pressure;

(d) shipping names listed in Schedule 1 may be

(i) written in the singular or plural,

(ii) written in upper or lower case letters, except that when the shipping name is followed by the descriptive text associated with the shipping name the descriptive text must be in lower case letters and the shipping name must be in upper case letters (capitals), and

(iii) in English only, put in a different word order as long as the full shipping name is used and the word order is a commonly used one;




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