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Parties not wishing to receive products & equipment relying on Annex A & B Substances (Dec.X/9)

  Afghanistan
  Albania
  Algeria

Does not want to import vehicles, equipment and other systems which use ODS in their operations from Japan, Taiwan, Republic of Korea, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Singapore, Mexico, Brazil and Venezuela.

Does not wish to import aerosol products whose functioning relies on Annex A substances for their propulsion, except for medical uses and cleaning of electronic circuits. By law 24040 the production of aerosols dependent on Annex A substances is prohibited since December 1993, except for the uses mentioned above.

Except portable fire extinguishers where:

  • the product is essential for medical, veterinary, defence, industrial safety or public safety purposes; and no practical alternative exists to the use of scheduled substances in the operation or manufacture, as the case requires, of the product if it is to continue to be effective for such a purpose;
  • because of the requirements of a law concerning the manufacture or use of the product, there is no practical alternatives to the use of the scheduled substances in the operation or manufacture, as the case requires, of the product; or
  • the product is for use in conjunction with the calibration or scientific, measuring or safety equipment.
  Azerbaijan
  Bahrain
  Brazil
  Bulgaria
  Côte d'Ivoire
  Canada

Does not wish to import aerosol products except for medical use or other uses which have no alternatives up to now and whose continuing functioning relies on Annex A and Annex B substances.

  Colombia
  Comoros
  Costa Rica
  Croatia
Czech Republic
  Democratic Republic of the Congo
  Denmark

Does not wish to import "domestic and/or commercial refrigeration and air conditioning/heat pump equipment (when containing controlled substances listed in Annex A or Annex B as a refrigerant and/or in insulating material of the product)....

  Egypt

Does not wish to import aerosol products except for medical use.

  Estonia

The European Union has banned the import of any product or equipment containing or relying on ozone depleting substances listed in Annex A, B, C or E, except for products and equipment:

  • containing or relying on halons for critical uses, or
  • to satisfy essential laboratory and analytical uses, or
  • that are to be destroyed, or
  • containing HCFC where the product or equipment benefits from a specific and individual exemption,

and for which a corresponding import license was issued.

Furthermore, the transit of unwanted products and equipment through the European Union and its Member States is not allowed.

  Fiji
  Haiti
  Hungary
  Indonesia
  Jamaica
  Jordan

Excluding spare parts or any future maintenance needs for existing equipment in the country.

  Kyrgyzstan
  Luxembourg
  Madagascar

Except used air-conditioned vehicles

  Malaysia
  Monaco
  Namibia
  New Zealand
  Norway
  Pakistan
  Romania
  Russian Federation
  Saint Kitts and Nevis

Including motor vehicles

Except equipment to be used for medical purpose

  Seychelles
  Slovakia
  South Africa
  Sri Lanka
  Syrian Arab Republic
  Trinidad and Tobago

Except aerosol for medical use

  Turkey
  Tuvalu
  Uganda

Does not want to import CFC refrigeration equipmen

  Yemen