Regulation

Regulations affecting HFCs

  • F-Gas Regulation.
  • MAC Directive 2006/40/EC relating to emissions from air-conditioning systems in motor vehicles.
  • Montreal Protocol– Kigali Amendment to phase-down HFCs.

Regulations relevant to HFOs and HCFOs

  • F-Gas RegulationHFOs and HCFOs are included in Annex II of the F-gas Regulation and are subject to reporting requirements set out in Annex VII. HFOs andHCFOs are not included in the definition of F-Gases.
  • MAC Directive – As a result of the MAC Directive 2006/40/EC banning refrigerants with GWPs higher than 150.

Regulations affecting all HFCs HFOs and HCFOs

  • REACH
  • CLP

Regulations influencing how HFCs, HFOs and HCFOs are used

  • Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD)
  • Energy efficiency directive (EED)
  • Renewable energy sources directive (RED)
  • Energy labelling and Ecodesign (specific LOTs)

Waste Regulations

  • End of life vehicle Directive
  • WEEE Waste of electrical and electronic equipment

Ozone Depleting Substances Regulations