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Reported Data

ODS production

‘Production’ is calculated as the amount produced – amount destroyed – amount used as feedstock. It excludes amounts recycled and reused.
As a member of the European Union, consumption is reported in aggregated form, hence this party does not report its individual consumption.

HCFC production

‘Production’ is calculated as the amount produced – amount destroyed – amount used as feedstock. It excludes amounts recycled and reused.
As a member of the European Union, consumption is reported in aggregated form, hence this party does not report its individual consumption.

HFC production

‘Production‘ is calculated as the amount produced – amount destroyed – amount used as feedstock. It excludes amounts recycled and reused.
As a member of the European Union, consumption is reported in aggregated form, hence this party does not report its individual consumption.

At a Glance

Focal points:

  • Mrs. Denista Stoyanova-Smilyanova NFP
    Senior Expert
    Ministry of Environment and Water

Status of Ratification:

Vienna Convention 1990-11-20 Ac
Montreal Protocol 1990-11-20 Ac
London Amendment 1999-04-28 R
Copenhagen Amendment 1999-04-28 R
Montreal Amendment 1999-11-24 R
Beijing Amendment 2002-04-15 R
Kigali Amendment 2018-05-01 R
  • Ac - Accession
  • R - Ratification
  • At - Acceptance
  • Ap - Approval
  • Sc - Succession
Establishment of ODS licensing system: Yes
Establishment of HFC licensing system: Yes
Date HFC Licensing System Reported: 2019-03-25

Research, development, public awareness and exchange of information (Article 9)

Several countries have reported every two years on activities undertaken by them with respect to promotion of research, development and exchange of information on best technologies, possible alternatives to controlled substances and costs and benefits of relevant control strategies and promoting public awareness.

Click here for an overview of reports submitted by all parties.

Information reported by the Parties on illegal trade (Decision XIV/7 (7))

Parties are invited to report to the Ozone Secretariat fully proved cases of illegal trade in ozone-depleting substances.

Party Seizure Date Year Substances Traded Volume Importing Exporting Country Illegal Trade Details Action Taken Remarks
Bulgaria 29-04-2018 R-404a 5 cylinders x 10.9 kg Bulgaria/Turkey An attempt of illegal import of 5 cylinders containing R-404a was stopped by the Bulgarian customs at the Bulgarian-Turkish border (in Kapitan Andreevo) on 19th April 2018. The cylinders were seized by the customs authorities and they were given directions to be destroyed in the facilities recommended by the law. The driver was sanctioned in correspondence with the law.
Bulgaria 25-03-2018 R-404a 2 cylinders x 10.9 kg Bulgaria/Turkey An attempt of illegal import of 2 cylinders containing R-404a was stopped by the Bulgarian customs at the Bulgarian-Turkish border (in Kapitan Andreevo) on 25th March 2018. The cylinders were seized by the customs authorities and they were given directions to be destroyed in the facilities recommended by the law. The driver, who is a Bulgarian citizen, was sanctioned in correspondence with the law.
Bulgaria 25-03-2018 R-404a 2 cylinders x 10.9 kg Bulgaria/Turkey An attempt of illegal import of 2 cylinders containing R-404a was stopped by the Bulgarian customs at the Bulgarian-Turkish border (in Kapitan Andreevo) on 25th March 2018. The cylinders were seized by the customs authorities and they were given directions to be destroyed in the facilities recommended by the law. The driver, who is a Bulgarian citizen, was sanctioned in correspondence with the law.
Bulgaria 15-04-2018 R-134a & R-404a 1 cylinder R-134a x 13.6 kg, 1 cylinder R-404a x 9.8 kg Bulgaria/Turkey An attempt of illegal import of 1 cylinder containing R-134a and 1 cylinder containing R-404a was stopped by the Bulgarian customs at the Bulgarian-Turkish border (in Kapitan Andreevo) on 15th April 2018. The cylinders were seized by the customs authorities and they were given directions to be destroyed in the facilities recommended by the law. The driver, who is a Bulgarian citizen, was sanctioned in correspondence with the law.
Bulgaria 29-04-2018 R-134a 1 cylinder R-134a x 13.6 kg Bulgaria/Turkey An attempt of illegal import of 1 cylinder containing R-134a was stopped by the Bulgarian customs at the Bulgarian-Turkish border (in Kapitan Andreevo) on 29th April 2018. The cylinder was seized by the customs authorities and they were given directions to be destroyed in the facilities recommended by the law. The driver, who is a Bulgarian citizen, was sanctioned in correspondence with the law.
Bulgaria 08-12-2018 R-404a 1 cylinder R-404a x 10.9 kg Bulgaria/Turkey An attempt of illegal import of 1 cylinder containing R-404a was stopped by the Bulgarian customs at the Bulgarian-Turkish border (in Kapitan Andreevo) on 8th December 2018. The cylinder was seized by the customs authorities and they were given directions to be destroyed in the facilities recommended by the law. The driver, who is a Turkish citizen, was sanctioned in correspondence with the law.
Bulgaria 17-12-2018 R-404a 2 cylinders R-404a x 10.9 kg Bulgaria/Turkey An attempt of illegal import of 2 cylinders containing R-404a was stopped by the Bulgarian customs at the Bulgarian-Turkish border (in Kapitan Andreevo) on 17th December 2018. The cylinders were seized by the customs authorities and they were given directions to be destroyed in the facilities recommended by the law. The driver, who is a Turkish citizen, was sanctioned in correspondence with the law.
Bulgaria 16-12-2018 R-404a 1 cylinder R-404a x 10.9 kg Bulgaria/Turkey An attempt of illegal import of 1 cylinder containing R-404a was stopped by the Bulgarian customs at the Bulgarian-Turkish border (in Kapitan Andreevo) on 16th December 2018. The cylinder was seized by the customs authorities and they were given directions to be destroyed in the facilities recommended by the law. The driver, who is a Turkish citizen, was sanctioned in correspondence with the law.
Bulgaria 13-06-2018 R-134a 40 cylinders R-134a x 13.6 kg Bulgaria/Turkey An attempt of illegal import of 40 cylinders containing R-134a was stopped by the Bulgarian customs at the Bulgarian-Turkish border (in Kapitan Andreevo) on 13th June 2018. The cylinders were seized by the customs authorities and they were given directions to be destroyed in the facilities recommended by the law. The driver, who is a Turkish citizen, was sanctioned in correspondence with the law.
Bulgaria 15-12-2018 R-404a 2 cylinders R-404a x 10.9 kg Bulgaria/Turkey An attempt of illegal import of 2 cylinders containing R-404a was stopped by the Bulgarian customs at the Bulgarian-Turkish border (in Kapitan Andreevo) on 15th December 2018. The cylinders were seized by the customs authorities and they were given directions to be destroyed in the facilities recommended by the law. The driver, who is a Bulgarian citizen, was sanctioned in correspondence with the law.
Bulgaria 10-04-2018 R-134a 1 cylinder R-134a x 13.6 kg Bulgaria/Turkey An attempt of illegal import of 1 cylinder containing R-134a was stopped by the Bulgarian customs at the Bulgarian-Turkish border (in Kapitan Andreevo) on 10th April 2018. The cylinder was seized by the customs authorities and they were given directions to be destroyed in the facilities recommended by the law. The driver, who is a Turkish citizen, was sanctioned in correspondence with the law.
Bulgaria 05-06-2018 R-404a 3 cylinders R-404a x 10.9 kg Bulgaria/Turkey An attempt of illegal import of 3 cylinders containing R-404a was stopped by the Bulgarian customs at the Bulgarian-Turkish border (in Kapitan Andreevo) on 5th June 2018. The cylinders were seized by the customs authorities and they were given directions to be destroyed in the facilities recommended by the law. The driver, who is a Turkish citizen, was sanctioned in correspondence with the law.
Bulgaria 10-06-2018 R-134a 7 cylinders R-134a x 13.6 kg Bulgaria/Turkey An attempt of illegal import of 7 cylinders containing R-134a was stopped by the Bulgarian customs at the Bulgarian-Turkish border (in Kapitan Andreevo) on 10th June 2018. The cylinders were seized by the customs authorities and they were given directions to be destroyed in the facilities recommended by the law. The driver, who is a Turkish citizen, was sanctioned in correspondence with the law.
Bulgaria 13-07-2018 R-404a 28 cylinders R-404a x 10.9 kg Bulgaria/Turkey An attempt of illegal import of 28 cylinders containing R-404a was stopped by the Bulgarian customs at the Bulgarian-Turkish border (in Kapitan Andreevo) on 13th July 2018. The cylinders were seized by the customs authorities and they were given directions to be destroyed in the facilities recommended by the law. The driver, who is a Turkish citizen, was sanctioned in correspondence with the law.
Bulgaria 07-08-2018 R-404a & R-134a & R-410a 10 cylinders R-404a x 10.9 kg, 10 cylinders R-134a x 13.6 kg, 1 cylinder R-410a x 11.4 kg Bulgaria/Turkey An attempt of illegal import of 10 cylinders containing R-404a, 10 cylinders containing R-134a and 1 cylinder containing R-410a was stopped by the Bulgarian customs at the Bulgarian-Turkish border (in Kapitan Andreevo) on 7th August 2018. The cylinders were seized by the customs authorities and they were given directions to be destroyed in the facilities recommended by the law. The driver, who is a Turkish citizen, was sanctioned in correspondence with the law.
Bulgaria 03-06-2018 R-134a 2 cylinders R-134a x 13.6 kg Bulgaria/Turkey An attempt of illegal import of 2 cylinders containing R-134a was stopped by the Bulgarian customs at the Bulgarian-Turkish border (in Kapitan Andreevo) on 3rd June 2018. The cylinders were seized by the customs authorities and they were given directions to be destroyed in the facilities recommended by the law. The driver, who is a Bulgarian citizen, was sanctioned in correspondence with the law.
Bulgaria 11-06-2018 R-134a & R-410a 2 cylinders R-134a x 13.6 kg, 1 cylinder R-410a x 11.3 kg Bulgaria/Turkey An attempt of illegal import of 2 cylinders containing R-134a and 1 cylinder containing R-410a was stopped by the Bulgarian customs at the Bulgarian-Turkish border (in Kapitan Andreevo) on 11th June 2018. The cylinders were seized by the customs authorities and they were given directions to be destroyed in the facilities recommended by the law. The driver, who is a Bulgarian citizen, was sanctioned in correspondence with the law.
Bulgaria 09-07-2018 R-404a 40 cylinders R-404a x 10.9 kg Bulgaria/Turkey An attempt of illegal import of 40 cylinders containing R-404a was stopped by the Bulgarian customs at the Bulgarian-Turkish border (in Kapitan Andreevo) on 9th July 2018. The cylinders were seized by the customs authorities and they were given directions to be destroyed in the facilities recommended by the law. The driver, who is a Bulgarian citizen, was sanctioned in correspondence with the law.
Bulgaria 09-11-2018 R-404a 1 cylinder R-404a x 9.8 kg Bulgaria/Turkey An attempt of illegal import of 1 cylinder containing R-404a was stopped by the Bulgarian customs at the Bulgarian-Turkish border (in Kapitan Andreevo) on 9th November 2018. The cylinder was seized by the customs authorities and they were given directions to be destroyed in the facilities recommended by the law. The driver, who is a Turkish citizen, was sanctioned in correspondence with the law.
Bulgaria 27-07-2018 R-134a 1 cylinder R-134a x 13.6 kg Bulgaria/Turkey An attempt of illegal import of 1 cylinder containing R-134a was stopped by the Bulgarian customs at the Bulgarian-Turkish border (in Kapitan Andreevo) on 27th July 2018. The cylinder was seized by the customs authorities and they were given directions to be destroyed in the facilities recommended by the law. The driver, who is a Turkish citizen, was sanctioned in correspondence with the law.
Bulgaria 01-07-2018 R-134a 4 cylinders R-134a x 13.6 kg Bulgaria/Turkey An attempt of illegal import of 4 cylinders containing R-134a was stopped by the Bulgarian customs at the Bulgarian-Turkish border (in Kapitan Andreevo) on 1st July 2018. The cylinders were seized by the customs authorities and they were given directions to be destroyed in the facilities recommended by the law. The driver, who is a Turkish citizen, was sanctioned in correspondence with the law.
Bulgaria 15-08-2018 R-410a 2 cylinders R-410a x 11.3 kg Bulgaria/Turkey An attempt of illegal import of 2 cylinders containing R-410a was stopped by the Bulgarian customs at the Bulgarian-Turkish border (in Kapitan Andreevo) on 15th August 2018. The cylinders were seized by the customs authorities and they were given directions to be destroyed in the facilities recommended by the law. The driver, who is a Bulgarian citizen, was sanctioned in correspondence with the law.
Bulgaria 06-09-2018 R-134a 2 cylinders R-134a x 13.6 kg Bulgaria/Turkey An attempt of illegal import of 2 cylinders containing R-134a was stopped by the Bulgarian customs at the Bulgarian-Turkish border (in Kapitan Andreevo) on 6th September 2018. The cylinders were seized by the customs authorities and they were given directions to be destroyed in the facilities recommended by the law. The driver, who is a Turkish citizen, was sanctioned in correspondence with the law.
Bulgaria 18-09-2018 R-404a & R-134a 6 cylinders R-404a x 9.8 kg, 2 cylinders R-134a x 13.6 kg Bulgaria/Turkey An attempt of illegal import of 6 cylinders containing R-404a and 2 cylinders containing R-134a was stopped by the Bulgarian customs at the Bulgarian-Turkish border (in Kapitan Andreevo) on 18th September 2018. The cylinders were seized by the customs authorities and they were given directions to be destroyed in the facilities recommended by the law. The driver, who is a Turkish citizen, was sanctioned in correspondence with the law.
Bulgaria 15-05-2018 R-22 & R-134a 6 cylinders R-22 x 13.6 kg, 4 cylinders R-134a x 13.6 kg Bulgaria/Turkey An attempt of illegal import of 6 cylinders containing R-22 and 4 cylinders containing R-134a was stopped by the Bulgarian customs at the Bulgarian-Turkish border (in Kapitan Andreevo) on 15th May 2018. The cylinders were seized by the customs authorities and they were given directions to be destroyed in the facilities recommended by the law. The driver, who is a Turkish citizen, was sanctioned in correspondence with the law.
Bulgaria 14-05-2018 R-134a 1 cylinder R-134a x 13.6 kg Bulgaria/Turkey An attempt of illegal import of 1 cylinder containing R-134a was stopped by the Bulgarian customs at the Bulgarian-Turkish border (in Kapitan Andreevo) on 14th May 2018. The cylinder was seized by the customs authorities and they were given directions to be destroyed in the facilities recommended by the law. The driver, who is a Turkish citizen, was sanctioned in correspondence with the law.
Bulgaria 13-05-2018 R-134a 1 cylinder R-134a x 13.6 kg Bulgaria/Turkey An attempt of illegal import of 1 cylinder containing R-134a was stopped by the Bulgarian customs at the Bulgarian-Turkish border (in Kapitan Andreevo) on 13th May 2018. The cylinder was seized by the customs authorities and they were given directions to be destroyed in the facilities recommended by the law. The driver, who is a Turkish citizen, was sanctioned in correspondence with the law.
Bulgaria 09-05-2019 R-134a 2 cylinders R-134a x 13.6 kg Bulgaria/Turkey An attempt of illegal import of 2 cylinders containing R-134a was stopped by the Bulgarian customs at the Bulgarian-Turkish border (in Kapitan Andreevo) on 9th May 2018. The cylinders were seized by the customs authorities and they were given directions to be destroyed in the facilities recommended by the law. The driver, who is a Turkish citizen, was sanctioned in correspondence with the law.
Bulgaria 08-05-2018 R-134a 1 cylinder R-134a x 13.6 kg Bulgaria/Turkey An attempt of illegal import of 1 cylinder containing R-134a was stopped by the Bulgarian customs at the Bulgarian-Turkish border (in Kapitan Andreevo) on 8th May 2018. The cylinder was seized by the customs authorities and they were given directions to be destroyed in the facilities recommended by the law. The driver, who is a Turkish citizen, was sanctioned in correspondence with the law.
Bulgaria 05-05-2018 R-134a 2 cylinders R-134a x 13.6 kg Bulgaria/Turkey An attempt of illegal import of 2 cylinders containing R-134a was stopped by the Bulgarian customs at the Bulgarian-Turkish border (in Kapitan Andreevo) on 5th May 2018. The cylinders were seized by the customs authorities and they were given directions to be destroyed in the facilities recommended by the law. The driver, who is a Turkish citizen, was sanctioned in correspondence with the law.
Bulgaria 05-05-2018 R-134a 1 cylinder R-134a x 13.6 kg Bulgaria/Turkey An attempt of illegal import of 1 cylinder containing R-134a was stopped by the Bulgarian customs at the Bulgarian-Turkish border (in Kapitan Andreevo) on 5th May 2018. The cylinder was seized by the customs authorities and they were given directions to be destroyed in the facilities recommended by the law. The driver, who is a Turkish citizen, was sanctioned in correspondence with the law.
Bulgaria 05-05-2018 R-22 & R-404a 1 cylinder R-22 x 13.6 kg, 1 cylinder R-404a x 10.9 kg Bulgaria/Turkey An attempt of illegal import of 1 cylinder containing R-22 and 1 cylinder containing R-404a was stopped by the Bulgarian customs at the Bulgarian-Turkish border (in Kapitan Andreevo) on 5th May 2018. The cylinders were seized by the customs authorities and they were given directions to be destroyed in the facilities recommended by the law. The driver, who is a Turkish citizen, was sanctioned in correspondence with the law.
Bulgaria 05-05-2018 R-134a 3 cylinders R-134a x 13.6 kg Bulgaria/Turkey An attempt of illegal import of 3 cylinders containing R-134a was stopped by the Bulgarian customs at the Bulgarian-Turkish border (in Kapitan Andreevo) on 5th May 2018. The cylinders were seized by the customs authorities and they were given directions to be destroyed in the facilities recommended by the law. The driver, who is a Turkish citizen, was sanctioned in correspondence with the law.
Bulgaria 27-04-2018 R-134a 2 cylinders R-134a x 13.6 kg Bulgaria/Turkey An attempt of illegal import of 2 cylinders containing R-134a was stopped by the Bulgarian customs at the Bulgarian-Turkish border (in Kapitan Andreevo) on 27th April 2018. The cylinders were seized by the customs authorities and they were given directions to be destroyed in the facilities recommended by the law. The driver, who is a Turkish citizen, was sanctioned in correspondence with the law.
Bulgaria 14-04-2018 R-404a 3 cylinders R-404a x 10.9 kg Bulgaria/Turkey An attempt of illegal import of 3 cylinders containing R-404a was stopped by the Bulgarian customs at the Bulgarian-Turkish border (in Kapitan Andreevo) on 14th April 2018. The cylinders were seized by the customs authorities and they were given directions to be destroyed in the facilities recommended by the law. The driver, who is a Turkish citizen, was sanctioned in correspondence with the law.
Bulgaria 17-07-2018 R-134a 12 cylinders R-134a x 13.6 kg Bulgaria/Turkey An attempt of illegal import of 12 cylinders containing R-134a was stopped by the Bulgarian customs at the Bulgarian-Turkish border (in Kapitan Andreevo) on 17th July 2018. The cylinders were seized by the customs authorities and they were given directions to be destroyed in the facilities recommended by the law. The driver, who is a Turkish citizen, was sanctioned in correspondence with the law.
Bulgaria 25-06-2018 R-404a 4 cylinders R-404a x 10.9 kg Bulgaria/Turkey An attempt of illegal import of 4 cylinders containing R-404a was stopped by the Bulgarian customs at the Bulgarian-Turkish border (in Kapitan Andreevo) on 25th June 2018. The cylinders were seized by the customs authorities and they were given directions to be destroyed in the facilities recommended by the law. The driver, who is a Turkish citizen, was sanctioned in correspondence with the law.
Bulgaria 20-06-2018 R-134a 15 cylinders R-134a x 13.6 kg Bulgaria/Turkey An attempt of illegal import of 15 cylinders containing R-134a was stopped by the Bulgarian customs at the Bulgarian-Turkish border (in Kapitan Andreevo) on 20th June 2018. The cylinders were seized by the customs authorities and they were given directions to be destroyed in the facilities recommended by the law. The driver, who is a Turkish citizen, was sanctioned in correspondence with the law.
Bulgaria 08-06-2018 R-134a 5 cylinders R-134a x 13.6 kg Bulgaria/Turkey An attempt of illegal import of 5 cylinders containing R-134a was stopped by the Bulgarian customs at the Bulgarian-Turkish border (in Kapitan Andreevo) on 8th June 2018. The cylinders were seized by the customs authorities and they were given directions to be destroyed in the facilities recommended by the law. The person who breached the law is unknown.
Bulgaria 19-08-2018 R-134a 1 cylinder R-134a x 13.6 kg Bulgaria/Turkey An attempt of illegal import of 1 cylinder containing R-134a was stopped by the Bulgarian customs at the Bulgarian-Turkish border (in Kapitan Andreevo) on 19th August 2018. The cylinder was seized by the customs authorities and they were given directions to be destroyed in the facilities recommended by the law. The driver, who is a Turkish citizen, was sanctioned in correspondence with the law.
Bulgaria 14-08-2018 R-134a 1 cylinder R-134a x 13.6 kg Bulgaria/Turkey An attempt of illegal import of 1 cylinder containing R-134a was stopped by the Bulgarian customs at the Bulgarian-Turkish border (in Kapitan Andreevo) on 14th August 2018. The cylinder was seized by the customs authorities and they were given directions to be destroyed in the facilities recommended by the law. The driver, who is a Turkish citizen, was sanctioned in correspondence with the law.
Bulgaria 10-08-2018 R-134a 2 cylinders R-134a x 13.6 kg Bulgaria/Turkey An attempt of illegal import of 2 cylinders containing R-134a was stopped by the Bulgarian customs at the Bulgarian-Turkish border (in Kapitan Andreevo) on 10th August 2018. The cylinders were seized by the customs authorities and they were given directions to be destroyed in the facilities recommended by the law. The driver, who is a Turkish citizen, was sanctioned in correspondence with the law.
Bulgaria 05-08-2018 R-134a 3 cylinders R-134a x 13.6 kg Bulgaria/Turkey An attempt of illegal import of 3 cylinders containing R-134a was stopped by the Bulgarian customs at the Bulgarian-Turkish border (in Kapitan Andreevo) on 15th August 2018. The cylinders were seized by the customs authorities and they were given directions to be destroyed in the facilities recommended by the law. The driver, who is a Turkish citizen, was sanctioned in correspondence with the law.
Bulgaria 02-08-2018 R-134a 2 cylinders R-134a x 13.6 kg Bulgaria/Turkey An attempt of illegal import of 2 cylinders containing R-134a was stopped by the Bulgarian customs at the Bulgarian-Turkish border (in Kapitan Andreevo) on 2nd August 2018. The cylinders were seized by the customs authorities and they were given directions to be destroyed in the facilities recommended by the law. The driver, who is a Turkish citizen, was sanctioned in correspondence with the law.
Bulgaria 02-07-2018 R-134a 4 cylinders R-134a x 13.6 kg Bulgaria/Turkey An attempt of illegal import of 4 cylinders containing R-134a was stopped by the Bulgarian customs at the Bulgarian-Turkish border (in Kapitan Andreevo) on 2nd July 2018. The cylinders were seized by the customs authorities and they were given directions to be destroyed in the facilities recommended by the law. The driver, who is a Turkish citizen, was sanctioned in correspondence with the law.
Bulgaria 01-07-2018 R-134a 10 cylinders R-134a x 13.6 kg Bulgaria/Turkey An attempt of illegal import of 10 cylinders containing R-134a was stopped by the Bulgarian customs at the Bulgarian-Turkish border (in Kapitan Andreevo) on 1st July 2018. The cylinders were seized by the customs authorities and they were given directions to be destroyed in the facilities recommended by the law. The driver, who is a Turkish citizen, was sanctioned in correspondence with the law.
Bulgaria 21-04-2018 R-404a 1 cylinder R-404a x 9.8 kg Bulgaria/Turkey An attempt of illegal import of 1 cylinder containing R-404a was stopped by the Bulgarian customs at the Bulgarian-Turkish border (in Kapitan Andreevo) on 21th April 2018. The cylinder was seized by the customs authorities and they were given directions to be destroyed in the facilities recommended by the law. The driver, who is a Bulgarian citizen, was sanctioned in correspondence with the law.
Bulgaria 05-11-2018 R-134a 6 cylinders R-134a x 13.6 kg Bulgaria/Turkey An attempt of illegal import of 6 cylinders containing R-134a was stopped by the Bulgarian customs at the Bulgarian-Turkish border (in Kapitan Andreevo) on 5th November 2018. The cylinders were seized by the customs authorities and they were given directions to be destroyed in the facilities recommended by the law. The driver, who is a Turkish citizen, was sanctioned in correspondence with the law.
Bulgaria 08-11-2018 R-404a 1 cylinder R-404a x 9.8 kg Bulgaria/Turkey An attempt of illegal import of 1 cylinder containing R-404a was stopped by the Bulgarian customs at the Bulgarian-Turkish border (in Kapitan Andreevo) on 8th November 2018. The cylinder was seized by the customs authorities and they were given directions to be destroyed in the facilities recommended by the law. The driver, who is a Bulgarian citizen, was sanctioned in correspondence with the law.
Bulgaria 13-05-2018 R-134a 1 cylinder R-134a x 13.6 kg Bulgaria/Turkey An attempt of illegal import of 1 cylinder containing R-134a was stopped by the Bulgarian customs at the Bulgarian-Turkish border (in Kapitan Andreevo) on 13th May 2018. The cylinder was seized by the customs authorities and they were given directions to be destroyed in the facilities recommended by the law. The driver, who is a Bulgarian citizen, was sanctioned in correspondence with the law.
Bulgaria 15-07-2018 R-410a 4 cylinders R-410a x 11.35 kg Bulgaria/Turkey An attempt of illegal import of 4 cylinders containing R-410a was stopped by the Bulgarian customs at the Bulgarian-Turkish border (in Kapitan Andreevo) on 15th July 2018. The cylinders were seized by the customs authorities and they were given directions to be destroyed in the facilities recommended by the law. The driver, who is a Turkish citizen, was sanctioned in correspondence with the law.
Bulgaria 14-07-2018 R-134a 2 cylinders R-134a x 13.6 kg Bulgaria/Turkey An attempt of illegal import of 2 cylinders containing R-134a was stopped by the Bulgarian customs at the Bulgarian-Turkish border (in Kapitan Andreevo) on 14th July 2018. The cylinders were seized by the customs authorities and they were given directions to be destroyed in the facilities recommended by the law. The driver, who is a Turkish citizen, was sanctioned in correspondence with the law.
Bulgaria 29-08-2018 R-134a 1 cylinder R-134a x 13.6 kg Bulgaria/Turkey An attempt of illegal import of 1 cylinder containing R-134a was stopped by the Bulgarian customs at the Bulgarian-Turkish border (in Kapitan Andreevo) on 29th August 2018. The cylinder was seized by the customs authorities and they were given directions to be destroyed in the facilities recommended by the law. The driver, who is a Bulgarian citizen, was sanctioned in correspondence with the law.
Bulgaria 06-08-2018 R-134a 2 cylinders R-134a x 13.6 kg Bulgaria/Turkey An attempt of illegal import of 2 cylinders containing R-134a was stopped by the Bulgarian customs at the Bulgarian-Turkish border (in Kapitan Andreevo) on 6th August 2018. The cylinders were seized by the customs authorities and they were given directions to be destroyed in the facilities recommended by the law. The driver, who is a Turkish citizen, was sanctioned in correspondence with the law.
Bulgaria 30-08-2018 R-134a 2 cylinders R-134a x 13.6 kg Bulgaria/Turkey An attempt of illegal import of 2 cylinders containing R-134a was stopped by the Bulgarian customs at the Bulgarian-Turkish border (in Kapitan Andreevo) on 30th August 2018. The cylinders were seized by the customs authorities and they were given directions to be destroyed in the facilities recommended by the law. The driver, who is a Turkish citizen, was sanctioned in correspondence with the law.
Bulgaria 09-04-2018 R-404a & R-134a 4 cylinders R-404a x 10.9 kg, 4 cylinders R-134a x 13.6 kg Bulgaria/Turkey An attempt of illegal import of 4 cylinders containing R-404a and 4 cylinders containing R-134a was stopped by the Bulgarian customs at the Bulgarian-Turkish border (in Kapitan Andreevo) on 9th April 2018. The cylinders were seized by the customs authorities and they were given directions to be destroyed in the facilities recommended by the law. The driver, who is a Turkish citizen, was sanctioned in correspondence with the law.
Bulgaria 25-05-2018 R-134a 5 cylinders R-134a x 13.6 kg Bulgaria/Turkey An attempt of illegal import of 5 cylinders containing R-134a was stopped by the Bulgarian customs at the Bulgarian-Turkish border (in Kapitan Andreevo) on 25th May 2018. The cylinders were seized by the customs authorities and they were given directions to be destroyed in the facilities recommended by the law. The driver, who is a Turkish citizen, was sanctioned in correspondence with the law.
Bulgaria 05-05-2018 R-134a 4 cylinders R-134a x 13.6 kg Bulgaria/Turkey An attempt of illegal import of 4 cylinders containing R-134a was stopped by the Bulgarian customs at the Bulgarian-Turkish border (in Kapitan Andreevo) on 5th May 2018. The cylinders were seized by the customs authorities and they were given directions to be destroyed in the facilities recommended by the law. The driver, who is a Turkish citizen, was sanctioned in correspondence with the law.
Bulgaria 18-09-2018 R-134a 4 cylinders R-134a x 13.6 kg Bulgaria/Turkey An attempt of illegal import of 4 cylinders containing R-134a was stopped by the Bulgarian customs at the Bulgarian-Turkish border (in Kapitan Andreevo) on 18th September 2018. The cylinders were seized by the customs authorities and they were given directions to be destroyed in the facilities recommended by the law. The driver, who is a Turkish citizen, was sanctioned in correspondence with the law.
Bulgaria 27-05-2018 R-134a 2 cylinders R-134a x 13.6 kg Bulgaria/Turkey An attempt of illegal import of 2 cylinders containing R-134a was stopped by the Bulgarian customs at the Bulgarian-Turkish border (in Kapitan Andreevo) on 27th May 2018. The cylinders were seized by the customs authorities and they were given directions to be destroyed in the facilities recommended by the law. The driver, who is a Turkish citizen, was sanctioned in correspondence with the law.
Bulgaria 25-05-2018 R-134a 20 cylinders R-134a x 13.6 kg Bulgaria/Turkey An attempt of illegal import of 20 cylinders containing R-134a was stopped by the Bulgarian customs at the Bulgarian-Turkish border (in Kapitan Andreevo) on 25th May 2018. The cylinders were seized by the customs authorities and they were given directions to be destroyed in the facilities recommended by the law. The driver, who is a Turkish citizen, was sanctioned in correspondence with the law.
Bulgaria 25-05-2018 R-404a 2 cylinders R-404a x 9.8 kg Bulgaria/Turkey An attempt of illegal import of 2 cylinders containing R-404a was stopped by the Bulgarian customs at the Bulgarian-Turkish border (in Kapitan Andreevo) on 25th May 2018. The cylinders were seized by the customs authorities and they were given directions to be destroyed in the facilities recommended by the law. The driver, who is a Turkish citizen, was sanctioned in correspondence with the law.
Bulgaria 19-05-2018 R-134a 2 cylinders R-134a x 13.6 kg Bulgaria/Turkey An attempt of illegal import of 2 cylinders containing R-134a was stopped by the Bulgarian customs at the Bulgarian-Turkish border (in Kapitan Andreevo) on 19th May 2018. The cylinders were seized by the customs authorities and they were given directions to be destroyed in the facilities recommended by the law. The driver, who is a Turkish citizen, was sanctioned in correspondence with the law.
Bulgaria 18-05-2018 R-134a 1 cylinder R-134a x 13.6 kg Bulgaria/Turkey An attempt of illegal import of 1 cylinder containing R-134a was stopped by the Bulgarian customs at the Bulgarian-Turkish border (in Kapitan Andreevo) on 18th May 2018. The cylinder was seized by the customs authorities and they were given directions to be destroyed in the facilities recommended by the law. The driver, who is a Bulgarian citizen, was sanctioned in correspondence with the law.
Bulgaria 18-05-2018 R-404a 1 cylinder R-404a x 9.8 kg Bulgaria/Turkey An attempt of illegal import of 1 cylinder containing R-404a was stopped by the Bulgarian customs at the Bulgarian-Turkish border (in Kapitan Andreevo) on 18th May 2018. The cylinder was seized by the customs authorities and they were given directions to be destroyed in the facilities recommended by the law. The driver, who is a Bulgarian citizen, was sanctioned in correspondence with the law.
Bulgaria 04-12-2018 R-134a 1 cylinder R-134a x 13.6 kg Bulgaria/Turkey An attempt of illegal import of 1 cylinder containing R-134a was stopped by the Bulgarian customs at the Bulgarian-Turkish border (in Kapitan Andreevo) on 4th December 2018. The cylinder was seized by the customs authorities and they were given directions to be destroyed in the facilities recommended by the law. The driver, who is a Bulgarian citizen, was sanctioned in correspondence with the law.
Bulgaria 04-12-2018 R-404a 1 cylinder R-404a x 9.8 kg Bulgaria/Turkey An attempt of illegal import of 1 cylinder containing R-404a was stopped by the Bulgarian customs at the Bulgarian-Turkish border (in Kapitan Andreevo) on 4th December 2018. The cylinder was seized by the customs authorities and they were given directions to be destroyed in the facilities recommended by the law. The driver, who is a Bulgarian citizen, was sanctioned in correspondence with the law.
Bulgaria 01-11-2018 R-134a 2 cylinders R-134a x 13.6 kg Bulgaria/Turkey An attempt of illegal import of 2 cylinders containing R-134a was stopped by the Bulgarian customs at the Bulgarian-Turkish border (in Kapitan Andreevo) on 1st November 2018. The cylinders were seized by the customs authorities and they were given directions to be destroyed in the facilities recommended by the law. The driver, who is a Bulgarian citizen, was sanctioned in correspondence with the law.
Bulgaria 05-07-2018 R-134a 2 cylinders R-134a x 13.6 kg Bulgaria/Turkey An attempt of illegal import of 2 cylinders containing R-134a was stopped by the Bulgarian customs at the Bulgarian-Turkish border (in Kapitan Andreevo) on 5th July 2018. The cylinders were seized by the customs authorities and they were given directions to be destroyed in the facilities recommended by the law. The driver, who is a Bulgarian citizen, was sanctioned in correspondence with the law.
Bulgaria 13-05-2018 R-134a 2 cylinders R-134a x 13.6 kg Bulgaria/Turkey An attempt of illegal import of 2 cylinders containing R-134a was stopped by the Bulgarian customs at the Bulgarian-Turkish border (in Kapitan Andreevo) on 13th May 2018. The cylinders were seized by the customs authorities and they were given directions to be destroyed in the facilities recommended by the law. The driver, who is a Bulgarian citizen, was sanctioned in correspondence with the law.
Bulgaria 25-07-2018 R-404a 3 cylinders R-404a x 9.8 kg Bulgaria/Turkey An attempt of illegal import of 3 cylinders containing R-404a was stopped by the Bulgarian customs at the Bulgarian-Turkish border (in Kapitan Andreevo) on 25th July 2018. The cylinders were seized by the customs authorities and they were given directions to be destroyed in the facilities recommended by the law. The driver, who is a Turkish citizen, was sanctioned in correspondence with the law.
Bulgaria 24-07-2018 R-404a 2 cylinders R-404a x 9.8 kg Bulgaria/Turkey An attempt of illegal import of 2 cylinders containing R-404a was stopped by the Bulgarian customs at the Bulgarian-Turkish border (in Kapitan Andreevo) on 24th July 2018. The cylinders were seized by the customs authorities and they were given directions to be destroyed in the facilities recommended by the law. The driver, who is a Turkish citizen, was sanctioned in correspondence with the law.
Bulgaria 24-07-2018 R-134a 1 cylinder R-134a x 13.6 kg Bulgaria/Turkey An attempt of illegal import of 1 cylinder containing R-134a was stopped by the Bulgarian customs at the Bulgarian-Turkish border (in Kapitan Andreevo) on 24th July 2018. The cylinder was seized by the customs authorities and they were given directions to be destroyed in the facilities recommended by the law. The driver, who is a Bulgarian citizen, was sanctioned in correspondence with the law.
Bulgaria 25-07-2018 R-404a 1 cylinder R-404a x 9.8 kg Bulgaria/Turkey An attempt of illegal import of 1 cylinder containing R-404a was stopped by the Bulgarian customs at the Bulgarian-Turkish border (in Kapitan Andreevo) on 25th July 2018. The cylinder was seized by the customs authorities and they were given directions to be destroyed in the facilities recommended by the law. The driver, who is a Bulgarian citizen, was sanctioned in correspondence with the law.
Bulgaria 11-07-2018 R-410a 5 cylinders R-410a x 11.3 kg Bulgaria/Turkey An attempt of illegal import of 5 cylinders containing R-410a was stopped by the Bulgarian customs at the Bulgarian-Turkish border (in Kapitan Andreevo) on 11th July 2018. The cylinders were seized by the customs authorities and they were given directions to be destroyed in the facilities recommended by the law. The driver, who is a Turkish citizen, was sanctioned in correspondence with the law.
Bulgaria 17-05-2018 R-134a 2 cylinders R-134a x 13.6 kg Bulgaria/Turkey An attempt of illegal import of 2 cylinders containing R-134a was stopped by the Bulgarian customs at the Bulgarian-Turkish border (in Kapitan Andreevo) on 17th May 2018. The cylinders were seized by the customs authorities and they were given directions to be destroyed in the facilities recommended by the law. The driver, who is a Bulgarian citizen, was sanctioned in correspondence with the law.
Bulgaria 24-05-2018 R-134a 50 cylinders R-134a x 13.6 kg Bulgaria/Turkey An attempt of illegal import of 50 cylinders containing R-134a was stopped by the Bulgarian customs at the Bulgarian-Turkish border (in Kapitan Andreevo) on 24th May 2018. The cylinders were seized by the customs authorities and they were given directions to be destroyed in the facilities recommended by the law. The driver, who is a Bulgarian citizen, was sanctioned in correspondence with the law.
Bulgaria 27-05-2018 R-134a 9 cylinders R-134a x 13.6 kg Bulgaria/Turkey An attempt of illegal import of 9 cylinders containing R-134a was stopped by the Bulgarian customs at the Bulgarian-Turkish border (in Lesovo) on 27th May 2018. The cylinders were seized by the customs authorities and they were given directions to be destroyed in the facilities recommended by the law. The driver, who is a Moldovan citizen, was sanctioned in correspondence with the law.
Bulgaria 03-07-2018 R-410a 35 cylinders R-410a x 11.3 kg Bulgaria/Turkey An attempt of illegal import of 35 cylinders containing R-410a was stopped by the Bulgarian customs at the Bulgarian-Turkish border (in Lesovo) on 3rd July 2018. The cylinders were seized by the customs authorities and they were given directions to be destroyed in the facilities recommended by the law. The driver, who is a Turkish citizen, was sanctioned in correspondence with the law.
Bulgaria 09-08-2018 R-407c & R-134a 1 cylinder R-407c x 11.35 kg, 1 cylinder R-134a x 13.6 kg Bulgaria/Turkey An attempt of illegal import of 1 cylinder containing R-407c and 1 cylinder containing R-134a was stopped by the Bulgarian customs at the Bulgarian-Turkish border (in Lesovo) on 9th August 2018. The cylinders were seized by the customs authorities and they were given directions to be destroyed in the facilities recommended by the law. The driver, who is a Turkish citizen, was sanctioned in correspondence with the law.
Bulgaria 12-08-2018 R-410a 3 cylinders R-410a x 9.8 kg Bulgaria/Turkey An attempt of illegal import of 3 cylinders containing R-410a was stopped by the Bulgarian customs at the Bulgarian-Turkish border (in Lesovo) on 12th August 2018. The cylinders were seized by the customs authorities and they were given directions to be destroyed in the facilities recommended by the law. The driver, who is a Bulgarian citizen, was sanctioned in correspondence with the law.
Bulgaria 20-06-2018 R-404a & R-134a 1 cylinder R-404a x 10.9 kg, 1 cylinder R-134a x 13.6 kg Bulgaria/Serbia An attempt of illegal import of 1 cylinder containing R-404a and 1 cylinder containing R-134a was stopped by the Bulgarian customs at the Bulgarian-Serbian border (in Kalotina) on 20th June 2018. The cylinders were seized by the customs authorities and they were given directions to be destroyed in the facilities recommended by the law. The driver, who is a Bulgarian citizen, was sanctioned in correspondence with the law.
Bulgaria 20-06-2018 R-134a 4 cylinders R-134a x 13.6 kg Bulgaria/Serbia An attempt of illegal import of 4 cylinders containing R-134a was stopped by the Bulgarian customs at the Bulgarian-Serbian border (in Kalotina) on 20th June 2018. The cylinders were seized by the customs authorities and they were given directions to be destroyed in the facilities recommended by the law. The driver, who is a Bulgarian citizen, was sanctioned in correspondence with the law.
Bulgaria 28-06-2018 R-134a 1 cylinder R-134a x 13.6 kg Bulgaria/Serbia An attempt of illegal import of 1 cylinder containing R-134a was stopped by the Bulgarian customs at the Bulgarian-Serbian border (in Kalotina) on 20th June 2018. The cylinder was seized by the customs authorities and they were given directions to be destroyed in the facilities recommended by the law. The driver, who is a Bulgarian citizen, was sanctioned in correspondence with the law.
Bulgaria 19-04-2018 R-134a 25 cylinders R-134a x 13.6 kg Bulgaria/Turkey Information about an illegal import of 25 cylinders containing R-134a was presented by the Bulgarian customs at the Bulgarian-Romanian border (in Ruse). The goods were released on 19th April 2018 and according to the explanation given by the customs authorities were misleadingly declared as not falling under the prohibition for import of F-gases (code Y 926). On 18th June 2019 the company was issued an act on establishing of administrative violation for breaching Art.15 Regulation 517/2014 on fluorinated greenhouse gases in correspondence with the Bulgarian national legislation.
Bulgaria 2016 HCFC-22 5 cylinders Bulgaria/Turkey An attempt of illegal import of 5 cylinders containing R-22 was stopped by the Bulgarian customs at the Bulgarian-Turkish border (in Kapitan Andreevo) on 11th November 2016. The cylinders were found in the cargo space of a bus travelling from Turkey to Bulgaria. The cylinders were seized by the customs authorities and they were given directions to be destroyed in the facilities recommended by the law. The driver of the bus, who is a Bulgarian citizen, was sanctioned in correspondence with the law. Annex to UNEP/OzL.Pro.30/INF/5
Bulgaria 2017 HCFC-22 300 cylinders Bulgaria/Serbia An attempt of an illegal import of 300 cylinders containing R-22 was stopped by the Bulgarian customs at the Bulgarian-Serbian border (the Customs border point Vrushka Chuka) on 21th August 2017. The import was declared as transit with consignee a company on the territory of Varna. The cylinders were declared to the customs as containing R-600a. During the physical check of the goods performed by the customs it was found that they were labelled as R-22. Samples were taken from the containers and sent for laboratory analysis. The analysis confirmed that the content of the container was R-22. The cylinders were seized by the customs authorities and they were given directions to be destroyed in the facilities recommended by the law. The driver of the truck was sanctioned in correspondence with the law. The Bulgarian company that was declared as a consignee is presently being investigated on possible criminal action in correspondence with the Criminal code. Annex to UNEP/OzL.Pro.30/INF/5
Bulgaria 2007 CFC -12 10 kg One bottle of CFC-12 was found on 27 June 2007 in a private car during a customs check at Vrashka Chuka, on the border between Bulgaria and Serbia. A fine was imposed under customs law. Entry of the product was denied. Annex to UNEP/OzL.Pro.21/INF/5
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