Transport Canada Dangerous Goods Regulations require all shippers of dangerous goods shipped in specific quantities by road, rail and marine to submit an ERAP for approval. As Canada's emergency preparedness and response organization, we assist Plan Participant members who transport the following products by road or rail, or those who store these products in tanks with capacities of 450 litres or greater. These products are gases at standard temperatures and pressure, and include:
UN 1075 Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG)
UN 1978 Propane
UN 1011 Butane
UN 1077 Propylene
UN 1012 Butylene
UN 1969 Isobutene
UN 1055 Isobutylene
It is recognized that these products may contain a concentration of condensate and/or minute quantities of other elements including hydrogen sulphide.
We also respond to emergencies involving:
In addition, we respond to the following flammable liquids requiring ERAPs, transported by rail only:
UN 1170 Ethanol
UN 1202 Diesel Fuel
UN 1203 Gasoline
UN 1267 Petroleum Crude Oil
UN 1268 Petroleum Distillates, N.O.S.
UN 1863 Fuel Aviation, Turbine Engine
UN 1987 Alcohols, N.O.S.
UN 1993 Flammable Liquid, N.O.S.
UN 3295 Hydrocarbons, Liquid, N.O.S.
UN 3475 Ethanol and Gasoline Mixture
Additional information and resources relating to ERAP requirements can be found by referring to Transport Canada’s guides below:
Transport Canada’s ERAP questionnaire - Find out if you need an ERAP
For more information on how ERAC can assist you with your ERAP requirements, please complete the
An ERAP can be implemented by or on behalf of a Plan Participant member. For example, in the case of a train derailment, the plan could be implemented on behalf of your company by a railway or government official.
For more information on additional ERAP preparedness and response, please fill out the form below.