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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:

  • Mr. Andrew Caldicott NFP
    Assistant Principle Officer
    Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment

Status of Ratification:

Vienna Convention 1988-09-15 Ac
Montreal Protocol 1988-12-16 R
London Amendment 1991-12-20 At
Copenhagen Amendment 1996-04-16 At
Montreal Amendment 2005-10-06 At
Beijing Amendment 2005-10-06 At
Kigali Amendment 2018-03-12 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
Ireland 2007 CFC-12|HCFC-22 504 kg|1,306 kg A company was found to be holding stocks of and using CFC-12 and HCFC-22 without allowance Document checks suggest that the material was illegally imported between 2001 and 2004 from the United Arab Emirates. The substances were found in non-refillable 13.6 kg cylinders. Empty containers were found as well. The stocks and empty containers were ordered to be destroyed. |Following this case 13 other premises in Ireland were inspected. No other cases of non-compliance were discovered. Annex to UNEP/OzL.Pro.21/INF/5
Click here for reports submitted to date by all parties.