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Decision XXIII/9: Additional information on alternatives to ozone‑depleting substances

To request the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel to prepare a report in consultation with the other scientific experts, if necessary, for consideration by the Open-ended Working Group at its thirty-second meeting containing information on, among other things:

  1. The cost of alternatives to hydrochlorofluorocarbons that are technically proven, economically viable and environmentally benign;
  2. Alternatives to hydrochlorofluorocarbons that are technically proven, economically viable, environmentally benign and suitable for use in high ambient temperatures, including how such temperatures may affect efficiency or other factors;
  3. Quantities and types of alternatives already and projected to be phased in as replacements for hydrochlorofluorocarbons, disaggregated by application, both in parties operating under paragraph 1 of Article 5 of the Montreal Protocol and parties not so operating;
  4. An assessment of the technical, economic and environmental feasibility of options in consultation with scientific experts;