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Reported Data

ODS consumption

‘Consumption‘ is calculated as Production (if any) + imports - exports.

ODS production

‘Production’ is calculated as the amount produced – amount destroyed – amount used as feedstock. It excludes amounts recycled and reused.

Import/export of recovered/recycled/reclaimed substances

HCFC consumption

‘Consumption’ is calculated as production + imports – exports.

HCFC production

‘Production’ is calculated as the amount produced – amount destroyed – amount used as feedstock. It excludes amounts recycled and reused.

HFC consumption

‘Consumption‘ is calculated as Production (if any) + imports - exports.

At a Glance

Focal points:

  • Mr. Martin Sirois, PhD NFP FPLS
    Manager
    Ozone Protection Programs, Environment and Climate Change

Status of Ratification:

Vienna Convention 1986-06-04 R
Montreal Protocol 1988-06-30 R
London Amendment 1990-07-05 At
Copenhagen Amendment 1994-03-16 R
Montreal Amendment 1998-03-27 R
Beijing Amendment 2001-02-09 At
Kigali Amendment 2017-11-03 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: 2019-07-25

Current approved exemptions

Category: Critical
Year: 2019
Decision: XXX/9
Substance: Methyl Bromide (MB)
Quantity: 5.261 tonnes

* Minus available stocks

Approved critical uses

Approved amounts for critical use exemptions: The Parties may decide from time to time to allow critical essential uses of methyl bromide as requested... Read more

Amounts consumed for laboratory and analytical uses

Laboratory and analytical uses: The parties have decided on a global exemption until 31 December 2021 concerning certain ozone depleting substances fo... Read more
Quarantine and pre-shipment uses: methyl bromide for quarantine and pre-shipment (QPS) applications is used to control pests and pathogens in certain imported and exported commodities, and QPS uses are not included in the calculated levels of consumption and production.

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.

Reclamation facilities reported by the Parties (Decision VI/19(4))

Parties report periodically on the reclamation facilities and their capacities available in their countries.

Party Report Date Facility Name Address Reclaimed Substances Capacity Remarks
Canada 1999-11-15 Vipond Fire Protection Inc 210 Milner Rd Un. #1
Scarborough ON
Mr D. Connor
Tel +905-564-7066/326
Fax +905-564-7070
Halon 1211 and Halon 1301 125 tons/yr
Canada 1999-11-15 Superior Safety Inc, Halon Div 2394 King Albert Ave.
Coquitlam BC
V3J 7E4
Mr A. Coppin
Tel +604-939-5391
Fax +604-939-4592
Halon 1211, 1301 450 tons/yr
Canada 1999-11-15 Refrigerant Services Inc. 101 Arkely Blvd, Unit D
Darmouth, NS
B3B 1R7
Mr. J. Thomas
Tel + 902-468-4997
Fax +902-468-5102
CFC 11, 12, 113, 114, HCFC 22, 123, R500, 502, 13B1 500 tons/yr
Canada 1999-11-15 Protocol Resources Management Inc 330 Industrial Parkway S, Aurora ON
L4G 3V7
Mr J. Flowers
Tel +905-713-1174
Fax +905-713-1790
CFC 11,12, 113, 114, HCFC 22, R500, 502, 13B1 500 tons/yr
Canada 1999-11-15 Fielding Chemical Technologies Inc. 839 Central Parkway W
Mississauga ON
L5C 2V9
Mr C. Oshowy
Tel +905-279-5122
Fax +905-279-4130
CFC 11, 12 13, 113, 114, HCFC 22, 23, 123, R500, 502, 800 tons/yr
Canada 1999-11-15 Cyclo-Line Supplies Inc 3100 Ridgeway Drive,
Un 28 Mississauga ON
L5L 5M5
Mr M. Weightman
Tel + 905-608-2919
Fax +905-608-2926
Does recovery  &recycling only, sends recovered material to Fielding Chemical Technologies
Canada 1999-11-15 Control Fire Systems Inc. 63 Advance Rd, Building "A", Toronto ON, M8Z 2S6
Mr A. Richardson
Tel +416-236-2371
Fax +416-233-6814
Halon 1211,1301 200 tons/yr
Canada 1999-11-15 Chemrec Inc. 190 Brosseue
Cowansville QC
J2k 3G6
Michel Lemir
Tel +450-266-0333
Fax +450266-0330
CFC 113, methyl chloroform 350 tons/yr
Click here for the list of facilities reported by all parties.
The Vienna Convention provides for that parties shall co-operate in conducting research and systematic observations and in formulating recommendations for future research and observation in areas related to the ozone layer. To this end the Ozone Research Managers meet every three years to review national and international research and monitoring activities to ensure coordination and identify gaps.
Reports submitted by Canada to the Ozone Research Managers meetings to date are available below:
To view reports submitted by all Parties to the Ozone Research Managers meetings to date, click here