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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.

Destruction of controlled substances

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:

  • Mr. Sebastian Schnatz NFP
    Ozone Focal Point
    Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety

Status of Ratification:

Vienna Convention 1988-09-30 R
Montreal Protocol 1988-12-16 R
London Amendment 1991-12-27 R
Copenhagen Amendment 1993-12-28 R
Montreal Amendment 1999-01-05 R
Beijing Amendment 2002-10-28 R
Kigali Amendment 2017-11-16 At
  • Ac - Accession
  • R - Ratification
  • At - Acceptance
  • Ap - Approval
  • Sc - Succession
Declarations and notes
Establishment of ODS licensing system: Yes
Establishment of HFC licensing system: Yes
Date HFC Licensing System Reported: 2019-03-25

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.

As a member of the European Union, consumption is reported in aggregated form, hence this party does not report its individual consumption.

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
Germany 1997-03-26 Westfalen AG Industrieweg 43 - 63,
48155 Munster
Fax: 0251/695194
R-12 100 tons/yr
Germany 1997-03-26 Westab Service GmbH Stresemannstr. 80,
47051 Duisburg
Fax: 0203/3004222
R-12 500 tons/yr
Germany 1997-03-26 Tega GmbH Werner v. Siemenstr. 18,
97076 Wurzburg
Fax: 0251/695194
R-12 100 tons/yr
Germany 1997-03-26 Solvay Fluor und Derivate GmbH P. O. Box 220,
30002 Hannover
Fax: 0511/8572146
R-12 10000 tons/yr
Germany 1997-03-26 KSR Kuhlsystem, Recycling GmbH Krayerstr. 48a,
44866 Bochum
Fax: 02327/322181-82
R-12 - capacity can be expanded to 1000 on request 30 tons/yr
Germany 1997-03-26 Arthur Friedrichs, Nachf KG Herwigstr. 8-10,
27572 Bremerhaven
Fax: 0471/9739595
R-12 100 tons/yr
Click here for the list of facilities reported 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
Germany 1 January to 31 December 2005 Halon-1301 0.1 kg Import without license Sale was banned. Annex to UNEP/OzL.Pro.20/INF/3
Click here for reports submitted to date 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 Germany 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