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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. Stephen Cowperthwaite NFP
    Head of Stratospheric Ozone and Fluorinated Gases
    Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Status of Ratification:

Vienna Convention 1987-05-15 R
Montreal Protocol 1988-12-16 R
London Amendment 1991-12-20 R
Copenhagen Amendment 1995-01-04 R
Montreal Amendment 2001-10-12 R
Beijing Amendment 2001-10-12 R
Kigali Amendment 2017-11-14 R
  • 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

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
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 1996-08-26 BOC Gases Gelderd road
Leeds
West Yorkshire
LS12 6DG
Refrigerants 5.6 kg/min
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 1996-08-26 Wood Group Crombie Centre
Crombie road
Aberdeen
AB1 3QQ
Halon 1301 127 kg/hr
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 1996-08-26 Wessex Cooling Unit 17A Sandleheath Ind Est
Fordingbridge
Hants
SP6 1PA
R12 and R22 45 tons/yr
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 1996-08-26 Thorn Security Grp Ltd. 160 Billet Rd
Walthamstow
London
E17 5DR
Halon 1211 and 1301 4 tons/mon
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 1996-08-26 Rhone Poulenc P.O. Box 46
St. Andrews Rd
Avonmouth
Bristol
BS11 9YF
CFC-11, 12, and HCFC-22 270 kg/hr
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 1996-08-26 Rexol Ltd East Percy Street
North Shields
Tyne and Wear
NR30 4AU
CFC 113 and 1,1,1 trichloroethane 5 tons/wk
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 1996-08-26 Refrigerant Reclaim Ltd. Unit 17
Sandleheath Industries Estate
Fordingbridge
Hants
SP6 1PA
31 tons/yr
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 1996-08-26 Refrigerant Products N9 Central Park Estate, Weslinghouse Road, Trafford Park, Manchester, M17 1PG CFC-11, CFC-12, CFC-113, R500, HCFC-134a and others 500 tons/yr
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 1996-08-26 Pyrene Lancaster Road,
Cressex Business Park
High Wycombe
Bucks
HP12 3QF
Halons 1211 and 1301 460 tons/yr
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 1996-08-26 Pacific Scientific Ltd Seven Centre
Boston Drive
Bourne end
Bucks
SL8 5YS
Halon 1211 and 1301 without nitrogen removal 4 kg/min
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 1996-08-26 Wormald Ansul UK Ltd. Unit 8
Ocean Trade Centre
Altens Ind Est
Aberdeen
AB1 4JZ
Halon 1301 104 tons/yr
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 1996-08-26 Lanster Oil Refineries Shelah Road
Halesowen
West Midlands
B63 3PN
1,1,1 trichloroethane 10,000 ltrs/mon
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 1996-08-26 Kidde fire Protection Ltd. Belvue Road
Northolt
Middlesex
UB5 5QW
Halon 1211 and 1301 4.5 kg/min
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 1996-08-26 ICI Klea P.O. box 13
The Health Runcorn
WA7 4QF
CFC-12, CFC-14, CFC-115 and HCFC-22 1000 tons/yr
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 1996-08-26 HRPR Gellihirion Industrial Estat
Pontypridd
Mid Glamorgan
CF37 5SX
CFCs, HCFCs and HFCs 1000 tons/yr
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 1996-08-26 Distellex Ltd 117/120 Clydesdale Place
Moss Side Industrial Estate
Leyland
Lancs
PR5 3QS
CFC 11, CFC 113 and 1,1,1 trichloroethane 1000 tons/yr
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 1996-08-26 Cleanaways Ltd. D4/D5 Red Scar Industrial Estate
Longbridge Road
Preston
Lancs
PR2 5NQ
CFC 113 and 1,1,1 trichloroethane 7000 tons/yr
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 1996-08-26 Chemical Recoveries Ltd Jessamy Road
Weybridge
Surrey
KT13 8LD
1,1,1 trichloroethane 27000 tons/yr
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 1995-08-26 Lothian Chemical Ltd. West Shore Road
Granton
Edinburgh
EH5 1QD
1,1,1 trichloroethane 0.5 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
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 2007 TCA 62 kg A company mistakenly imported more TCA than it was licensed to bring in (132 kg instead of 70 kg). The company has been reminded of proper procedures. Annex to UNEP/OzL.Pro.21/INF/5
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 2007 HCFC-22 153,000 kg A company exported 153,000 kg of HCFC-22 to India for feedstock uses; the company was only licensed to export for refrigeration uses. An investigation is under way. Annex to UNEP/OzL.Pro.21/INF/5
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 2007 Halons Unknown Due to a misinterpretation of the applicable regulation no export licences were requested with regard to the export of halon-based fire-extinguishers. An investigation is under way. Annex to UNEP/OzL.Pro.21/INF/5
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 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 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