New Ozone-Depleting Substances that have been reported by the Parties:
Decisions XIII/5, X/8 and IX/24 (Updated May 2012)

No. Substance Name Chemical Formula ODP CAS No. Uses Mp/C Bp/C Producer Amount produced Manufacturing countries
1 Cyclobutane,1,2-dichloro-1,2,3,3,4,4-hexafluoro(or 1,2-dichloro-1,2,3,3,4,4-hexafluorocyclobutane or RC-316c) C4Cl2F6 Testing as a solvent in aerospace industry -15 59-60 Japan, Russian Federation, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, United States of America
2 Hexachlorobutadiene (or HCBD) C4Cl6 0.07 87-68-3 Solvent applications as well as an intermediate in the production of HFCs.
3 n-propyl bromide (or 1-bromopropane, CH2BrCH2CH3 and nPB) 1-C3H7Br or CH2BrCH2CH3 0.0033-0.111 106-94-5 Solvent applications, including degreasing, vapour cleaning and cold cleaning of metal parts
4 6-bromo-2-methoxynaphtalene (or bromo-methoxy-naphtalene or BMN) C10H6BrOCH3 511165-9 Solvent Applications
5 Halon-1202 (or dibromodifluoromethane, difluorodibromomethane, Freon 12-B2, R12B2 or UN1941) CBr2F2 Best Estimate: 1.25 75-61-6 In fire protection systems for military-type aircraft. By-product which may be generated during production of Halon 1301 and 1211.
6 1-bromo-3-chloropropane CH2ClBr or C3H6BrCl Guess - 0.05 109-70-6 Pharmaceutical industry. -59 142 Albemarle PPC SA, Fermion 10-5,000 tonnes 1990-1992 France
7 Dibromomethane CH2Br2 74-95-3 Formed during the production of bromochloromethane (BCM) as a by-product in a quantity of about 20 % of BCM. Used in the production of two insecticides. -52 96 Eurobrom BV, Albemarle SA, Cheminova Agro A/S 100-500 tonnes per company from 1991-1993 Belgium, Denmark, Netherlands
8 Bromochloroethane C2H4BrCl 107-04-0 Was used for soil fumigation. It is produced as a by-product of 1,2-dichloroethane. 1,1 Bromochloroethane: no information available. 9 131
9 Dibromoethane C2H4Br2 106-93-4 -63 108
10 Bromoethane C2H5Br 74-96-4 Used as starting material in the production of various chemicals. -199 38 Albermarle PPC SA, Atofina, Great Lakes Chem (EU or USA), BASF 10-500 tonnes per year, 1990-1993 France, Germany, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
11 1,3-Dibromopropane C3H6Br2 109-64-8 Synthesis of the fungicide pyracarbolid, various pharmaceuticals and polyamines. -34 167 Atofina 10-50 tonnes in 1993 France
12 2-Bromopropane C3H7Br 75-26-3 Formed as a by-product (0,1 ñ 0,2 %) of n-propylbromide. -89 60 Albermarle PPC SA, Atofina, Gt Lakes Chemical (Europe), Reidel-de Hein 10-500 tonnes per year, 1990-1993 France, Germany, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
13 C4Cl4F6 2,2,3,3-Tetrachloro hexafluorobutane CClF2CClF CClFCClF2 375-34-8 As Flon-S-316, a substitute for CFC-113 Asahi Japan, United States of America
14 Dichloromethane (methylene chloride) CH2Cl2 non zero 75-09-2 Solvent, paint stripper, degreaser, to decaffeinate coffee and tea, flavour extacting, aerosol propellant, PU foam blowing. -97 40
15 Trichloromethane (Chloroform) CHCl3 0.008-0.01 67-66-3 Production of HCFC-22, solvent -64 61
16 Tetrachloroethene C2Cl4 0.006-0.007 127-18-4 Solvent, dry cleaning, degreaser, manufacture of HFC-134a -19 121
17 Trichloroethene (Trichloroethylene) C2HCl3 0.0005-0.0007 79-01-6 Solvent, paint stripper, degreaser, to decaffeinate coffee and tea, manufacture of HFC-134a -73 87
18 Dinitrogen oxide (nitrous oxide, R-744a) N2O 0.017 10024-97-2 Food additive (E942), Nylon production, medical uses, Propellant, fuel booster -91 -88
19 Chloromethane (methyl chloride, R-40) CH3Cl 0.02 74-87-3 Production of silicone polymers, foam blowing, solvent -97 -24
20 Trifluoroiodomethane (Trifluoromethyl iodide) CF3I 0.011-0.018 2314-97-8 Replacement of Halon 1301 -78 -23
21 Iodomethane (methyl iodide, Halon 10001) CH3I 0.008-0.016 74-88-4 Replacement of methyl bromide, feedstock uses, fire fighting -66 42
22 Phosphorous(III) bromide (phosphorous tribromide) PBr3 non zero 7789-60-8 Replacement of Halon 1301, Feedstock, Process agent -42 173