As an Emergency Response Assistance Canada (ERAC) Plan Participant member and upon activation of your Emergency Response Assistance Plan (ERAP), our Remedial Measures Advisors (RMAs), Technical Advisors (TAs) and Response Teams will respond on your behalf to all LPG UN 1075 and UN 1010 dangerous goods incidents in quantities over 450 liters and greater. In addition, we respond to Flammable Liquids by rail only.
After initial activation by our Plan Participants through our 24/7 Emergency Call Centre (ECC), we provide advice within minutes and will have an RMA or TA to site within 6 hours and a Response Team to site within 12 hours (response times - Under normal conditions/circumstances). We provide our Plan Participants with responders trained using National Fire Protection Association standards as guidelines. We respond to the following flammable gases (LPG) products (and mixtures of products):
- Propane (UN1978)
- Butane (UN1011)
- Propylene (UN1077)
- Butylene (UN1012)
- Isobutene (UN1969)
- Isobutylene (UN1055)
It is recognized that these products may contain a concentration of condensate and/or minute quantities of other elements including hydrogen sulphide.
Under the ERAP, response is also provided to emergencies involving Butadiene – 1,3 (stabilized) (UN1010).
All products, with the exception of Butadiene (UN1010), can fall under UN1075 (mix).
In addition we respond to the following Flammable Liquids transported in quantities greater than 1000 litres by rail only:
UN1202 DIESEL FUEL
UN1267 PETROLEUM CRUDE OIL
UN1268 PETROLEUM DISTILLATES N.O.S.
UN1863 FUEL AVIATION, TURBINE ENGINE
UN1987 ALCOHOLS, N.O.S.
UN1993 FLAMMABLE LIQUID, N.O.S.
UN3295 HYDROCARBONS, LIQUID, N.O.S.
UN3475 ETHANOL AND GASOLINE MIXTURE
UN3494 PETROLEUM SOUR CRUDE OIL, FLAMMABLE, TOXIC