Item 5504 of group 5 schedule guidance: Guide to the schedule to the Defence Production Act

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The following table lists all goods under item 5504 of group 5 of Global Affairs Canada's A Guide to Canada's Export Controls, 2011 version, found in section 4 of the schedule to the Defence Production Act. It is aimed at assisting Controlled Goods Program clients to self-identify whether those goods are controlled goods.

Table B: Control of strategically significant items—Item 5504 of group 5 of the guide

Schedule/Export Control List (ECL) number ECL control text Schedule control text Schedule guidance
5504.1 In this item, the terms "development", "production", "software", "spacecraft", "technology" and "use" have the same meaning as in the "definitions for terms used in groups 1 and 2" of the guide. In this item, the terms "development", "production", "software", "spacecraft", "technology" and "use" have the same meaning as in the "definitions for terms used in groups 1 and 2" of the guide. The entry remains on the schedule.

The entry provides a reference to definitions and does not control any goods.

5504.2. Strategic goods and technology as follows: Strategic goods and technology as follows: Specific sub-entries, some of which may have been modified, remain controlled by the schedule.
5504.2.a. Goods and technology referred to in group 1 of the guide as follows: Goods and technology referred to in group 1 of the guide as follows: Specific sub-entries, some of which may have been modified, remain controlled by the schedule.
5504.2.a.i. Global navigation satellite systems receiving equipment referred to in item 1-7.A.5. of the guide, the associated software referred to in item 1-7.D. of the guide, and the associated technology referred to in item 1-7.E. of the guide; n/a The entry is not controlled by the schedule.

Entry 5504.2.a.i. refers to ECL entry 1-7.A.5 which is detailed in the three rows below of this guidance document.

Controlled Goods Program clients with Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) receiving equipment for military application will be registered under entry 2-11.a. (Guidance and navigation equipment).

Please note that the item is controlled by the schedule if it is subject to United States (U.S.) International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) controls or is manufactured using technical data that is U.S. ITAR controlled.

1-7.A.5. Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) receiving equipment having any of the following and specially designed components therefor: n/a The entry and its sub-entries are not controlled by the schedule.

Controlled Goods Program clients with GNSS receiving equipment for military application will be registered under entry 2-11.a. (Guidance and navigation equipment).

Please note that the item is controlled by the schedule if it is subject to U.S. ITAR) controls or is manufactured using technical data that is U.S. ITAR controlled.

1-7.A.5.a. Employing a decryption algorithm specially designed or modified for government use to access the ranging code for position and time; n/a The entry and its sub-entries are not controlled by the schedule.

Controlled Goods Program clients with GNSS receiving equipment for military application will be registered under entry 2-11.a. (Guidance and navigation equipment).

Please note that the item is controlled by the schedule if it is subject to U.S. ITAR controls or is manufactured using technical data that is U.S. ITAR controlled.

1-7.A.5.b. Employing 'adaptive antenna systems' n/a The entry and its sub-entries are not controlled by the schedule.

Controlled Goods Program clients with GNSS receiving equipment for military application will be registered under entry 2-11.a. (Guidance and navigation equipment).

Please note that the item is controlled by the schedule if it is subject to U.S. ITAR controls or is manufactured using technical data that is U.S. ITAR controlled.

5504.2.a.ii. Propulsion and space-related equipment referred to in items 1-9.A.4. to 1-9.A.11. of the guide, the associated software referred to in item 1-9.D. of the guide, and the associated technology referred to in item 1-9.E. of the guide; Propulsion and space-related equipment referred to in items 1-9.A.4. to 1-9.A.11. of the guide, the associated software referred to in item 1-9.D. of the guide, and the associated technology referred to in item 1-9.E. of the guide; Specific sub-entries, some of which may have been modified, remain controlled by the schedule.

Entry 5504.2.a.ii. refers to entry 1-9.A.4. to 1-9.A.11. which are detailed in the 33 rows below of this guidance document.

1-9.A.4. Space launch vehicles and "spacecraft". Note A:

For the purposes of the schedule, the text of item 1-9.A.4. referred to in item 5504.2.a.ii. of the guide is to be read as "Space launch vehicles".

The entry is controlled by the schedule.

The entry is modified to remove the control of "spacecraft" by the schedule.

The schedule entry should be read as:

  • Space launch vehicles

Military "spacecraft" will still require registration as a result of the controls in schedule entry 2-11.a.

1-9.A.5. Liquid rocket propulsion systems containing any of the systems or components, specified by 1-9.A.6. Liquid rocket propulsion systems containing any of the systems or components, specified by 1-9.A.6. The entry is controlled by the schedule.
1-9.A.6. Systems and components, specially designed for liquid rocket propulsion systems, as follows: Systems and components, specially designed for liquid rocket propulsion systems, as follows: Specific sub-entries, some of which may have been modified, remain controlled by the schedule.

Please note that some sub-entries are modified.

1-9.A.6.a. Cryogenic refrigerators, flightweight dewars, cryogenic heat pipes or cryogenic systems, specially designed for use in space vehicles and capable of restricting cryogenic fluid losses to less than 30% per year; Cryogenic refrigerators, flightweight dewars, cryogenic heat pipes or cryogenic systems, specially designed for use in space vehicles and capable of restricting cryogenic fluid losses to less than 30% per year; The entry is controlled by the schedule.
1-9.A.6.b. Cryogenic containers or closed-cycle refrigeration systems, capable of providing temperatures of 100 K (-173 °C) or less for "aircraft" capable of sustained flight at speeds exceeding Mach 3, launch vehicles or "spacecraft"; Cryogenic containers or closed-cycle refrigeration systems, capable of providing temperatures of 100 K (-173 °C) or less for "aircraft" capable of sustained flight at speeds exceeding Mach 3, launch vehicles or "spacecraft"; The entry is controlled by the schedule.
1-9.A.6.c. Slush hydrogen storage or transfer systems; Slush hydrogen storage or transfer systems; The entry is controlled by the schedule.
1-9.A.6.d. High pressure (exceeding 17.5 MPa) turbo pumps, pump components or their associated gas generator or expander cycle turbine drive systems; Note B:

For the purposes of the schedule to the Defence Production Act, the text of item 1-9.A.6.d. referred to in item 5504.2.a.ii. of the guide is to be read as "High pressure (exceeding 17.5 MPa) turbo pumps or their associated gas generator or expander cycle turbine drive systems".

The entry is controlled by the schedule.

The schedule entry is modified to remove the general control on components.

Please note that the components to the entry are controlled by the schedule if they are subject to U.S. ITAR controls or are manufactured using technical data that is U.S. ITAR controlled.

1-9.A.6.e. High-pressure (exceeding 10.6 MPa) thrust chambers and nozzles therefor; High-pressure (exceeding 10.6 MPa) thrust chambers and nozzles therefor; The entry is controlled by the schedule.
1-9.A.6.f. Propellant storage systems using the principle of capillary containment or positive expulsion (with flexible bladders); Propellant storage systems using the principle of capillary containment or positive expulsion (with flexible bladders); The entry is controlled by the schedule.
1-9.A.6.g. Liquid propellant injectors with individual orifices of 0.381 mm or smaller in diameter (an area of 1.14 x 10.-³ cm² or smaller for non-circular orifices) and specially designed for liquid rocket engines; Liquid propellant injectors with individual orifices of 0.381 mm or smaller in diameter (an area of 1.14 x 10.-³ cm² or smaller for non-circular orifices) and specially designed for liquid rocket engines; The entry is controlled by the schedule.
1-9.A.6.h. One-piece carbon-carbon thrust chambers or one-piece carbon-carbon exit cones, with densities exceeding 1.4 g/cm³ and tensile strengths exceeding 48 MPa. One-piece carbon-carbon thrust chambers or one-piece carbon-carbon exit cones, with densities exceeding 1.4 g/cm³ and tensile strengths exceeding 48 MPa. The entry is controlled by the schedule.
1-9.A.7. Solid rocket propulsion systems having any of the following: Solid rocket propulsion systems having any of the following: The entry and its sub-entries are controlled by the schedule.
1-9.A.7.a. Total impulse capacity exceeding 1.1 MNs; Total impulse capacity exceeding 1.1 MNs; The entry is controlled by the schedule.
1-9.A.7.b. Specific impulse of 2.4 kN/kg or more, when the nozzle flow is expanded to ambient sea level conditions for an adjusted chamber pressure of 7 MPa; Specific impulse of 2.4 kN/kg or more, when the nozzle flow is expanded to ambient sea level conditions for an adjusted chamber pressure of 7 MPa; The entry is controlled by the schedule.
1-9.A.7.c. Stage mass fractions exceeding 88% and propellant solid loadings exceeding 86%; Stage mass fractions exceeding 88% and propellant solid loadings exceeding 86%; The entry is controlled by the schedule.
1-9.A.7.d. Components specified by 1-9.A.8.; Components specified by 1-9.A.8.; The entry is controlled by the schedule.
1-9.A.7.e. Insulation and propellant bonding systems, using direct-bonded motor designs to provide a 'strong mechanical bond' or a barrier to chemical migration between the solid propellant and case insulation material. Insulation and propellant bonding systems, using direct-bonded motor designs to provide a 'strong mechanical bond' or a barrier to chemical migration between the solid propellant and case insulation material. The entry is controlled by the schedule.
1-9.A.8. Components specially designed for solid rocket propulsion systems, as follows: Components specially designed for solid rocket propulsion systems, as follows: The entry and its sub-entries are controlled by the schedule.
1-9.A.8.a. Insulation and propellant bonding systems, using liners to provide a 'strong mechanical bond' or a barrier to chemical migration between the solid propellant and case insulation material; Insulation and propellant bonding systems, using liners to provide a 'strong mechanical bond' or a barrier to chemical migration between the solid propellant and case insulation material; The entry is controlled by the schedule.
1-9.A.8.b. Filament-wound "composite" motor cases exceeding 0.61 m in diameter or having 'structural efficiency ratios (PV/W)' exceeding 25 km; Filament-wound "composite" motor cases exceeding 0.61 m in diameter or having 'structural efficiency ratios (PV/W)' exceeding 25 km; The entry is controlled by the schedule.
1-9.A.8.c. Nozzles with thrust levels exceeding 45 kN or nozzle throat erosion rates of less than 0.075 mm/s; Nozzles with thrust levels exceeding 45 kN or nozzle throat erosion rates of less than 0.075 mm/s; The entry is controlled by the schedule.
1-9.A.8.d. Movable nozzle or secondary fluid injection thrust vector control systems, capable of any of the following: Movable nozzle or secondary fluid injection thrust vector control systems, capable of any of the following: The entry and its sub-entries are controlled by the schedule.
1-9.A.8.d.1. Omni-axial movement exceeding +/- 5°; Omni-axial movement exceeding +/- 5°; The entry is controlled by the schedule.
1-9.A.8.d.2. Angular vector rotations of 20°/s or more; Angular vector rotations of 20°/s or more; The entry is controlled by the schedule.
1-9.A.8.d.3. Angular vector accelerations of 40°/s² or more. Angular vector accelerations of 40°/s² or more. The entry is controlled by the schedule.
1-9.A.9. Hybrid rocket propulsion systems having any of the following: Hybrid rocket propulsion systems having any of the following: The entry and its sub-entries are controlled by the schedule.
1-9.A.9.a. Total impulse capacity exceeding 1.1 MNs; Total impulse capacity exceeding 1.1 MNs; The entry is controlled by the schedule.
1-9.A.9.b. Thrust levels exceeding 220 kN in vacuum exit conditions. Thrust levels exceeding 220 kN in vacuum exit conditions. The entry is controlled by the schedule.
1-9.A.10. Specially designed components, systems and structures, for launch vehicles, launch vehicle propulsion systems or "spacecraft", as follows: Specially designed components, systems and structures, for launch vehicles, launch vehicle propulsion systems or "spacecraft", as follows: The entry and its sub-entries are controlled by the schedule.
1-9.A.10.a. Components and structures, each exceeding 10kg and specially designed for launch vehicles manufactured using metal "matrix", "composite", organic "composite", ceramic "matrix" or intermetallic reinforced materials specified by 1-1.C.7. or 1-1.C.10.; Components and structures, each exceeding 10kg and specially designed for launch vehicles manufactured using metal "matrix", "composite", organic "composite", ceramic "matrix" or intermetallic reinforced materials specified by 1-1.C.7. or 1-1.C.10.; The entry is controlled by the schedule.
1-9.A.10.b. Components and structures, specially designed for launch vehicle propulsion systems specified by 1-9.A.5. to 1-9.A.9. manufactured using metal "matrix", "composite", organic "composite", ceramic "matrix" or intermetallic reinforced materials, specified by 1-1.C.7. or 1-1.C.10.; Components and structures, specially designed for launch vehicle propulsion systems specified by 1-9.A.5. to 1-9.A.9. manufactured using metal "matrix", "composite", organic "composite", ceramic "matrix" or intermetallic reinforced materials, specified by 1-1.C.7. or 1-1.C.10. The entry is controlled by the schedule.
1-9.A.10.c. Structural components and isolation systems, specially designed to control actively the dynamic response or distortion of "spacecraft" structures; Structural components and isolation systems, specially designed to control actively the dynamic response or distortion of "spacecraft" structures; The entry is controlled by the schedule.
1-9.A.10.d. Pulsed liquid rocket engines with thrust-to-weight ratios equal to or more than 1 kN/kg and a response time (the time required to achieve 90% of total rated thrust from start-up) of less than 30 ms. Pulsed liquid rocket engines with thrust-to-weight ratios equal to or more than 1 kN/kg and a response time (the time required to achieve 90% of total rated thrust from start-up) of less than 30 ms. The entry is controlled by the schedule.
1-9.A.11. Ramjet, scramjet or combined cycle engines, and specially designed components therefor. Ramjet, scramjet or combined cycle engines, and specially designed components therefor. The entry is controlled by the schedule.
5504.2.b. Subject to the General Software Note in group 1 of the guide, software that is specially designed or modified for the development or use of the goods or technology referred to in paragraphs d. to i.; Subject to the General Software Note in group 1 of the guide, software that is specially designed or modified for the development or use of the goods or technology referred to in 5504.2.g. or 5504.2.h. The entry is controlled by the schedule.

The schedule entry is modified to clarify that the schedule entry only applies to software that remains on the new schedule.

The scope of the entry is reduced because many of the items that the entry refers to have been removed. The modifications to the schedule entry reflect the consequential changes made to the schedule.

The schedule entry will only control the software for the development or use of entries 5504.2.g. or 5504.2.h.

5504.2.c. Subject to the General Technology Note in group 1 of the guide, technology that is specially designed or modified for the development or production of the goods or technology referred to in paragraphs d. to i.; Subject to the General Technology Note in group 1 of the guide, technology that is specially designed or modified for the development or production of the goods or technology referred to in 5504.2.g. or 5504.2.h. The entry is controlled by the schedule.

The schedule entry is modified to clarify that the schedule entry applies to technology that remains on the new schedule.

The scope of the entry is reduced because many of the items that the entry refers to have been removed. The modifications to the schedule entry reflect the consequential changes made to the schedule.

The schedule entry will only control the technology for the development or use of entries 5504.2.g. or 5504.2.h.

5504.2.d. Payloads specially designed or modified for "spacecraft", and specially designed components therefor not controlled elsewhere by group 1 of the guide; n/a The entry is not controlled by the schedule.

Please note that the item is controlled by the schedule if it is subject to U.S. ITAR controls or is manufactured using technical data that is U.S. ITAR controlled.

5504.2.e. Ground control stations for telemetry, tracking and control of space launch vehicles or "spacecraft", and specially designed components therefor; n/a The entry is not controlled by the schedule.

Please note that the item is controlled by the schedule if it is subject to U.S. ITAR controls or is manufactured using technical data that is U.S. ITAR controlled.

5504.2.f. Chemiluminescent compounds specially designed or modified for military use, and specially designed components therefor; n/a The entry is not controlled by the schedule.

Please note that the item is controlled by the schedule if it is subject to U.S. ITAR controls or is manufactured using technical data that is U.S. ITAR controlled.

5504.2.g. Radiation-hardened microelectronic circuits that meet or exceed all of the following, and specially designed components therefor, namely:
  1. a total dose of 5 x 105 Rads (SI);
  2. a dose rate upset of 5 x 108 Rads (SI)/s;
  3. a neutron dose of 1 x 1014 N/cm²;
  4. a single event upset of 1 x 10-7; or less error/bit/day; and
  5. single event latch-up free and having a dose rate latch-up of 5 x 108 Rads (SI)/s or greater;
Radiation-hardened microelectronic circuits that meet or exceed all of the following: The entry is controlled by the schedule.

The schedule entry is modified to remove the general control on components.

The schedule entry should be read as:

  1. a total dose of 5 x 105 Rads (SI);
  2. a dose rate upset of 5 x 108 Rads (SI)/s;
  3. a neutron dose of 1 x 1014 N/cm²;
  4. a single event upset of 1 x 10-7; or less error/bit/day; and
  5. single event latch-up free and having a dose rate latch-up of 5 x 108 Rads (SI)/s or greater;

Please note that the components to the entry are controlled by the schedule if they are subject to U.S. ITAR controls or are manufactured using technical data that is U.S. ITAR controlled.

5504.2.h. Nuclear weapons design and test equipment, as follows: Nuclear weapons design and test equipment, as follows: The entry and its sub-entries are not controlled by the schedule.
5504.2.h.i. Any article, material, equipment or device which is specially designed or modified for use in the design, development or fabrication of nuclear weapons or nuclear explosive devices; Any article, material, equipment or device which is specially designed or modified for use in the design, development or fabrication of nuclear weapons or nuclear explosive devices; The entry is controlled by the schedule.
5504.2.h.ii. Any article, material, equipment or device which is specially designed or modified for use in the devising, carrying out or evaluating of nuclear weapons tests or other nuclear explosions; Any article, material, equipment or device which is specially designed or modified for use in the devising, carrying out or evaluating of nuclear weapons tests or other nuclear explosions; The entry is controlled by the schedule.
5504.2.i. Any other articles not specifically set out in paragraphs a. to h. or in group 2 or group 6 that are United States origin goods or technology, which have been determined under Parts 120 to 130 of Title 22 of the International Traffic in Arms Regulations of the Code of Federal Regulations (United States) as having substantial military applicability, and which have been specially designed or modified for military purposes. n/a The entry is not controlled by the schedule because it is subsumed under section 2 of the schedule.

Controlled Goods Program clients that are registered for entry 5504.2.i. will be re-profiled to remain registered under section 2 of the schedule as appropriate.

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