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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:

  • Mme. Jennifer Cosson NFP
    Chargée de mission Ozone
    Bureau des produits chimiques - DGPR, Ministère de la transition écologique et solidaire
  • Mme Estelle Halimi NFP
    Représentante Permanente adjointe auprès du PNUE
    Ambassade de France au Kenya

Status of Ratification:

Vienna Convention 1987-12-04 Ap
Montreal Protocol 1988-12-28 Ap
London Amendment 1992-02-12 Ap
Copenhagen Amendment 1996-01-03 Ap
Montreal Amendment 2003-07-25 Ap
Beijing Amendment 2003-07-25 Ap
Kigali Amendment 2018-03-29 Ap
  • 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

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

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
France 1996-10-02 Dehon Service 26, avenue du Petit Parc, 94683 VINCENNES
Mr. Brian
Tel:4398 7500
Fax: 4398 2151
CFC-11, CFC-12, CFC-502, Halon-1301, HCFC-22, HCFC-141b, HFC-134a 2000 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
France 2007 Halon 1211 |Halon 1301 220 kg Exports of 25 kg of halon 1211 and 195 kg of halon 1301 were made to various countries during 2006 without an export licence. The case was detected by the European Commission while comparing licence data and reported data. The case is under investigation by French customs authorities. Annex to UNEP/OzL.Pro.21/INF/5
France 2007 CFC-12 Unknown Twenty-three refrigerators whose compressors contained CFC 12 were seized on 11 December 2007. The goods were to be exported to Senegal. The competent authority is investigating. Annex to UNEP/OzL.Pro.21/INF/5
France 2007 Carbon tetrachloride 8 kg In 2006 a French company exported 8 kg of carbon tetrachloride to Azerbaijan for laboratory uses without having an export authorization. The case was detected by the European Commission while comparing licence and reported data of another company. The company has been reminded by French competent authorities regarding the existing rules. Annex to UNEP/OzL.Pro.21/INF/5
France 1 January to 31 December 2005 HCFC-22 Unknown The illegal import of 1,890 air-conditioning units was detected at the customs in Guadeloupe. Material was re-exported. Fines were issued. 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 France 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