Press Releases

18 October 2019 Press Release

F-gas Roundtable: Commission stresses that tackling illegal trade is a major priority

EFCTC members participated in the F-gas Roundtable on 14 October in Brussels. Bente Tranholm-Schwarz, Deputy Head of Unit in DG Climate Action, concentrated her comments on illegal trade in HFCs stres...
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16 September 2019 Press Release

EFCTC stepping up actions against Illegal Trade in HFCs

Whilst many have taken their Summer vacations, the activities to combat illegal trade in HFCs have gained further momentum. Work has been consolidated on the valuable information received from over 15...
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02 September 2019 Press Release

Study for EFCTC shows big holes in Member State implementation and enforcement of the F-gas Regulation

The European Fluorocarbons Technical Committee (EFCTC) carried out an analysis of the legal implementation and enforcement of the F-gas Regulation 517/2014 in 12 Member States. The study performed by...
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13 August 2019 Press Release

EFCTC raises awareness of EU Automobile Service companies on the use of illegally imported HFCs

In response to rapid emergence of illegal traffic of Hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs- or refrigerants) across the EU, and in order to assist the EU and Member States, the European Fluorocarbons Technical Com...
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08 August 2019 Press Release

EFCTC Recognises eBay and other E-Commerce platforms for the Removal of 100 Illegal Refrigerant Listings

As part of its campaign to stem the flow of illegal refrigerants in Europe, EFCTC recognises the efforts by a number of e-commerce platforms including eBay, to identify and remove nearly 100 listing...
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23 July 2019 Press Release

EFCTC Recommends the destruction of seized illegal HFCs

The European Fluorocarbons Technical Committee (EFCTC) has issued a Position paper which analyses the options available to the authorities in Member States for the treatment and disposal of Hydrofluor...
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20 September 2012 Press Release

EFCTC Welcomes The Commission Proposal for a revised F-Gas Regulation (7.11.2012)

EFCTC, a trade association of European Producers and Importers of Fluorinated Greenhouse Gases, considers the Proposal of the European Commission for a revised F-Gas Regulation an ambitious effort to...
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23 November 2011 Press Release

EFCTC Position Paper – Durban COP 17

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10 November 2011 Press Release

EFCTC Position Paper – MOP 22

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