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Section

PART I - PRELIMINARY 5
1 Short title...................................................................................................... 5
2 Interpretation ................................................................................................ 5
3 Object and application of the precautionary approach ........................................... 7
4 National Ozone Advisory Committee .............................................................. 7

PART II - PROHIBITIONS RELATING TO CONTROLLED
SUBSTANCES 8
5 Prohibitions on import ................................................................................. 8
6 Prohibition on import of certain goods ............................................................... 8
7 Exemption in relation to import ................................................................... 9
8 Prohibition on export ................................................................................... 9
9 Prohibition of manufacture ............................................................................. 10
10 Prohibition on sale .......................................................................................... 10
11 Exemption in relation to sale .................................................................... 10

PART III - PERMITS 11
12 General principle to be applied in relation to permit ........................................... 11
13 Quarantine and pre-shipment permits .................................................................. 11
14 Medical permits ......................................................................................... 11
15 Human health or safety permits ................................................................ 11
16 Base-year permits ........................................................................................... 12
17 General provisions in relation to permits ...................................................... 12
18 Approved Workshop and Approved Importer ..................................................... 13

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PART IV - ENFORCEMENT AND OFFENCES 14
19 Power of environment officers .................................................................. 14
20 Seizure of substances and goods ...................................................................... 14
21 Call up of substances and goods .............................................................. 14
22 Offences and penalties ............................................................................. 14
23 Forfeiture of seized substances and goods .................................................. 16
24 Regulations ................................................................................................ 16

SCHEDULE 17

CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES 17



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OZONE LAYER PROTECTION ACT 2010
Act No. 23 of 2010

AN ACT TO REGULATE THE USE OF OZONE DEPLETING
SUBSTANCES AND TO IMPLEMENT THE PROVISIONS OF THE

CONVENTION FOR THE PROTECTION OF THE OZONE LAYER AN D
THE PROTOCOL ON SUBSTANCES THAT DEPLETE THE OZONE

LAYER AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES

I assent,
GEORGE TUPOU V,

27th August 2010.


BE IT ENACTED by the King and the Legislative Assembly of Tonga in the Legislature
of the Kingdom as follows:
____________________________________________________________________

PART I - PRELIMINARY

1 Short title

(1) This Act may be cited as the Ozone Layer Protection Act 2010.

(2) This Act shall come into force on a day to be declared by His Majesty’s
Cabinet and notified in the Gazette.

2 Interpretation

(1) In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires –

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“aerosol spray” means any substance packed under pressure in a cot iner
with a device for releasing it directly into the atmosphere as a foam or fine
spray, or a liquid or solid stream;

“bulk ” in relation to any controlled substance -

(a) means any controlled substance that is acquired in a non-processed
form, whether alone or in a mixture;

(b) includes any controlled substance that is acquired n a non-processed
form, whether alone or in a mixture, that has been recovered, cleaned
(by filtering or drying) or reclaimed (by filtering, drying, distillation or
chemical treatment); and

(c) excludes any controlled substance that is in a manufactured product;

“carbon tetrachloride” means the substance specified in Part IV of the
Schedule;

“CFC” means chlorofluorocarbons specified in Part I or Part III of the
Schedule;

“controlled substance” means any substance specified in the Schedule;

“Vienna Convention” means the Convention for the Protection of the Ozone
Layer adopted at Vienna in 1985 and includes any subsequent amendments;

“Director” means the Director for Environment and Climate Change;

“environment officer” means an environment officer appointed under the
Environment Management Act 2010;

“ essential use” means an essential use identified in relation to the substance
by a decision adopted and in force under the Montreal Protocol;

“halon” means any substance specified in Part II of the Schedule;

“HBFC” means any hydrobromofluorocarbons specified in Part VI of the
Schedule;

“HCFC” means any hydrochlorofluorocarbons specified in Part VII of the
Schedule;

“methyl bromide” means the substance specified in Part VIII of the
Schedule;

“methyl chloroform” means the substance specified in Part V of the
Schedule;

“Minister ” means the Minister for Environment and Climate Change;

“Ministry ” means the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change;

“Montreal Protocol” means the Protocol on Substances that Deplete the
Ozone Layer adopted at Montreal in 1987 and includes any subsequent
amendments;

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“non-complying country” means any country that is not a party to the
Montreal Protocol;

“other CFC” means any fully halogenated CFC specified in Part III of the
Schedule; and

“solvent” means any aqueous or organic product designed to clean a
component or assembly by dissolving the contaminants present on its surface.

(2) Unless a contrary intention appears, terms usedin this Act shall have the same
meaning as is given to them in the Vienna Convention or the Montreal
Protocol.

3 Object and application of the precautionary approach

(1) The objects of this Act are to -

(a) help protect human health and the environment from adverse effects
resulting or likely to result from human activities which modify or are
likely to modify the ozone layer;

(b) phase out ozone depleting substances except for essential uses; and

(c) give effect to the Kingdom’s obligations under the Vienna Convention
and the Montreal Protocol.

(2) All persons and agencies having responsibilities under this Act, or whose
functions and powers may relate to any matter or thing involving the use,
manufacture, sale, handling, storage or movement of ozone depleting
substances within the Kingdom, shall apply a precautionary approach when
discharging their responsibilities and functions, or exercising their powers.

(3) For the purposes of this section, a precautionary approach is applied if, in the
event of a threat of damage to the environment or a risk to human health in the
Kingdom, a lack of scientific certainty regarding the extent of adverse effects
is not used to prevent or avoid a decision being made to minimise the
potential adverse effects or risks from the importation, use, storage, handling
or movement of ozone depleting substances within the Kingdom.

4 National Ozone Advisory Committee

(1) The Minister shall establish a National Ozone Advisory Committee to carry
out functions under this Act.

(2) The National Ozone Advisory Committee shall consist of the -

(a) Director who shall be the chairman;

(b) representative of the Ministry of Health;

(c) representative of the Ministry of Revenue;

(d) representative of the Ministry of Labour, Commerce and Industries;

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(e) representative of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Food and
Fisheries;

(f) representative of the Ministry of Transport;

(g) representative of Approved Workshops;

(h) representative of Approved Importers;

(i) representative of the Ministry of Education;

(j) representative of the National Energy Committee; and

(k) any other persons or organisations using or representing those who use
controlled substances.

PART II - PROHIBITIONS RELATING TO CONTROLLED
SUBSTANCES

5 Prohibitions on import

(1) Subject to section 7, the import of any other CFC specified in Part III of the
Schedule or any HBFC is prohibited.

(2) Subject to section 7, the import of any bulk of the following is prohibited –

(a) CFC, halons, carbon tetrachloride and methyl chloroform whether
alone or in a mixture;

(b) methyl bromide whether alone or in a mixture; and

(c) HCFCs, whether alone or in a mixture.

6 Prohibition on import of certain goods

(1) Subject to section 7, the import of the following goods, whether new or
second-hand shall be prohibited –

(a) aerosol spray that contains any controlled substance;

(b) dry-cleaning machine that contains or is designed to use any controlled
substance as a solvent;

(c) fire extinguisher that contains any controlled substance;

(d) dehumidifiers, refrigerators, freezers, air-conditioners, supermarket
display cases, heat pumps and water coolers that contain any CFCs; and

(e) air-conditioning or refrigeration units whether fitted to a vehicle or as
mechanical components intended for use in or on a vehicle and which
contain CFCs at the time they are imported into the Kingdom.

(2) The import from a non-complying country of any of the following goods
containing any controlled substance (other than anyHCFCs or methyl
bromide) shall be prohibited –

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(a) refrigerators and freezers;

(b) dehumidifiers and domestic and commercial refrig ration, air
conditioning and heat pump equipment;

(c) air conditioning and heat pump units;

(d) automobile and truck air conditioning units (whet er incorporated in
vehicles or not);

(e) ice machines and water coolers;

(f) aerosol products (other than medical aerosols);

(g) portable fire extinguishers;

(h) insulation boards, panels and pipe covers; and

(i) pre-polymers (a reactive mixture of isocyanate nd polyoll to which
chlorofluorocarbons are added to make rigid plastic foams).

7 Exemption in relation to import

(1) The following exemptions may be given in relation to imports referred to in
section 5(1), in accordance with a permit issued under Part III –

(a) quarantine and pre-shipment permit in relation to methyl bromide;

(b) medical permit in relation to medical products u ing a controlled
substance;

(c) human health or safety permit; or

(d) base year permit.

(2) Nothing in section 6 shall make it unlawful for any person to import any
controlled substance, or any goods containing any co trolled substance, that is
used only as packaging, or part of the packaging, of any other imported goods.

(3) Nothing in this Part shall prevent an exemption being granted in respect of the
import or export of any substances or goods only for the purpose of being
transhipped into another ship or aircraft for carriage to a destination that is
outside the territorial limits of the Kingdom.

8 Prohibition on export

(1) The export from the Kingdom of any bulk CFC, halons, carbon tetrachloride,
methyl chloroform, HCFCs or HBFCs to a non-complying country shall be
prohibited.

(2) Any person who exports any bulk CFC, halons, carbon tetrachloride, methyl
chloroform, HCFCs or HBFCs to a complying country shall notify the
Minister in writing 14 days before exportation and give particulars of –

(a) the substance exported;

(b) the date and amount of the export; and

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(c) its destination.

9 Prohibition of manufacture

The manufacture within the Kingdom of the following substances or goods shall be
prohibited –

(a) controlled substances;

(b) aerosol sprays that contain any controlled substance other than methyl
bromide;

(c) dry-cleaning machines that contain or is designed to use any controlled
substance as a solvent;

(d) dehumidifiers, refrigerators, freezers, air-conditioners, supermarket display
cases, heat pumps and water coolers that contain any CFCs or halons; and

(e) fire extinguishers that contains any controlled substance.

10 Prohibition on sale

(1) Subject to section 11, six months after the date of entry into force of this Act,
the sale in the Kingdom of the following goods shall be prohibited –

(a) any controlled substance, excluding HCFCs;

(b) any goods specified in section 9(b) to (d); and

(c) any fire extinguisher that contains any CFC, halons, carbon
tetrachloride, methyl chloroform, HCFCs or HBFCs.

(2) From the date of entry into force of this Act, no person shall sell any bulk
controlled substance to any person or organisation that is not an Approved
Workshop or an Approved Importer.

11 Exemption in relation to sale

Nothing in section 10 shall make it unlawful for any person to sell –

(a) any second hand goods; or

(b) any goods in respect of which an exemption granted under Part III of this Act
applies.

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PART III - PERMITS

12 General principle to be applied in relation to permit

When considering the grant of a permit under this Part, the Minister shall have
regard to the following –

(a) the obligations of the Kingdom under the Vienna Convention and the
Montreal Protocol;

(b) the need to phase out ozone depleting substances, except for essential uses;

(c) whether any alternative products are available to be used instead of the ozone
depleting substance;

(d) any requirement that may be imposed in relation o the use of any ozone
depleting substance so as to minimise its effect on the ozone layer; and

(e) any written advice provided pursuant to section 17 (2) of this Act.

13 Quarantine and pre-shipment permits

(1) For the purposes of this section –

(a) “quarantine applications” mean any treatments to prevent the
introduction, establishment or spread of quarantine pests (including
diseases), or to ensure their official control; and

(b) “pre-shipment applications” mean any treatments applied directly
preceding and in relation to export, to meet the phytosanitary or
sanitary requirements of the importing country, or the existing
phytosanitary or sanitary requirements of the exporting country.

(2) The Minister may grant a permit under this section in relation to the import of
methyl bromide if he is satisfied, after consulting the Minister for Agriculture
and Forestry, Food and Fisheries, that it is to be used for legitimate quarantine
or pre-shipment applications.

14 Medical permits

The Minister may grant a permit under this section in relation to the import of any
product containing a controlled substance, if he is satisfied, after consulting the
Minister for Health, that it has a medical application relating to the protection of life
or health.

15 Human health or safety permits

The Minister may grant a permit under this section for any product containing any
CFC, halon, methyl chloroform, or carbon tetrachloride if he is satisfied, after

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consulting with the National Ozone Advisory Committee, that the product is
necessary for human health or safety.

16 Base-year permits

(1) Any permit granted under this section may -

(a) be issued only for importation in a specified calendar year;

(b) be issued only to a person or company that has been registered with the
Ministry as an Approved Workshop or an Approved Importer and on
the condition that the substance only be sold to an Approved
Workshop;

(c) where the permit is to relate to CFC, halons, carbon tetrachloride or
methyl chloroform, be issued only to a person who, used in the
Kingdom, the relevant controlled substance in its respective base year;

(d) where the permit is to relate to any HCFC or methyl bromide, be issued
to any person whose activities will not contravene th Montreal
Protocol or any provision of this Act; or

(e) require the reduction of the consumption of therelevant controlled
substance in accordance with the timetable applying to that controlled
substance under the Montreal Protocol, taking into account the
application of Article 5 relating to developing countries.

(2) Subject to sub-section (1), the Minister may grant a permit under this Act
permitting the import and use of a controlled substance, if he is satisfied after
consulting the Director that the Kingdom will not be thereby in breach of its
obligations under the Vienna Convention or the Montreal Protocol.

17 General provisions in relation to permits

(1) An application for a permit under this Act shall be –

(a) made to the Minister on a form to be prescribed y regulations;

(b) provide any information required by the Minister; and

(c) accompanied by any fees prescribed by regulations.

Provided that no fee shall be imposed where an application is made by a
Government ministry or department.

(2) Upon receipt of an application for a permit under this Act, the Minister may
request –

(a) an inspection to be carried out by an environment officer of the primary
premises from which the activity the subject of the application is
proposed to be conducted; and

(b) the provision of written advice by the environment officer regarding the
inspection.

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(3) No permit issued under this Act shall be transferable.

(4) The permit holder shall submit a report to the Minister by the 30th January of
each year specifying the amount of any controlled substance imported or
consumed in the previous year, the uses to which the controlled substance was
put, and any other matter that the Minister may requir to be included in the
report.

(5) Any permit shall be subject to such conditions as may be imposed by the
Minister, including any condition requiring compliance with any approval,
permission, licence or accreditation available in another country relating to
any controlled substance, any equipment used in relation to a controlled
substance, or the manner in which a controlled substance may be used.

(6) The Minister may revoke any permit if he is satisfied that the permit holder –

(a) has been convicted of any offence against this Act or any other offence
involving ozone depleting substances; or

(b) provided any false or misleading information in relation to the
application for the permit.

(7) Subject to section 16(1), a permit issued under this Act shall be valid for one
calendar year and may be renewed for periods not exceeding 12 months.

18 Approved Workshop and Approved Importer

(1) Any person who wishes to import or purchase any controlled substance shall
apply to the Minister to be registered as an Approved Workshop or Approved
Importer.

(2) The Minister may approve any person or organisation to be an Approved
Workshop or Approved Importer if he is satisfied, following consultation with
the National Ozone Advisory Committee, that the person or organisation has -

(a) not been convicted of any offence against this Act or any other offence
involving ozone depleting substances;

(b) not provided any false or misleading information in relation to the
application to be registered; or

(c) necessary skills and equipment to minimise emissions of the controlled
substance.

(3) The Minister may register a person or organisation as an Approved Workshop
or Approved Importer for a period of up to three years, provided that the
person or organisation does not commit any offences under this Act.

(4) The Minister shall keep a register of Approved Workshops and Approved
Importers, and make it available at the premises of the Ministry or through
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PART IV - ENFORCEMENT AND OFFENCES

19 Power of environment officers

For the purpose of enforcing this Act, environment officers shall have the powers
specified in the Environment Management Act 2010.

20 Seizure of substances and goods

(1) Any environment officer, in the course of exercising a power under this Act
may seize any –

(a) controlled substance;

(b) goods containing any controlled substance; or

(c) equipment using or use in connection with any controlled substance,

which he reasonably suspects is the subject of a bre ch of any prohibition
under this Act.

(2) Any controlled substance, goods or equipment seized under this Act –

(a) shall be stored at a place, and in a manner, in accordance with a
direction given by the Director made in consultation with the
Commissioner of Revenue; and

(b) may be retained until such time as the Director, in consultation with the
Commissioner of Revenue, has been satisfied by its owner, or the
person from whom it has been seized, that it is not or has not been the
subject of any breach of a prohibition under this Act.

21 Call up of substances and goods

The Minister may, after consultation with the National Ozone Advisory Committee,
issue a public notice requiring that, at the expense of the owner, any controlled
substance, any goods containing any controlled substance or any equipment using or
used in connection with any controlled substance be –

(a) stored or handled in accordance with any direction that he gives;

(b) delivered at a designated time to a designated place for storage or disposal; or

(c) otherwise disposed of or destroyed in accordance with any direction that he
gives.

22 Offences and penalties

(1) Any person who -

(a) does any act in contravention of any prohibition under this Act;

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(b) aids or abets any person in contravening any prohibition under this Act;
or

(c) conspires with any person to do any act in contravention of any
prohibition under this Act,

commits an offence, and shall be liable upon conviction to a fine not
exceeding $100,000, or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 10 years, or
both.

(2) Any person who fails to comply with –

(a) any condition of a permit issued under Part III; or

(b) a notice given by the Minister under section 21,

commits an offence, and shall be liable upon conviction to a fine not
exceeding $100,000, or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 10 years, or
both.

(3) Any person who, in the course of installing, operating, servicing dismantling
or otherwise handling any equipment used in relation t any controlled
substance, wilfully or negligently permits any contr lled substance to be
discharged into the atmosphere, commits an offence a d shall be liable upon
conviction to a fine not exceeding $100,000, or to imprisonment for a term
not exceeding 10 years, or both.

(4) Any person who –

(a) hinders or obstructs an environment officer in the performance of his
duties under this Act, or the exercise of a power under this Act;

(b) induces or incites any other person to hinder or obstruct an
environment officer acting in accordance with this Act;

(c) by words or conduct falsely represents that he or she is an environment
officer, or who otherwise impersonates an environmet officer;

(d) fails to comply with a requirement made by an environment officer; or

(e) provides false or misleading information to an environment officer,

commits an offence, and shall be liable upon conviction to a fine not
exceeding $10,000, or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 3 years, or
both.

(5) In addition to any other penalty imposed under this section, a court may order
that any person convicted of an offence–

(a) do any act to reinstate the environment as far as practicable including
the re-export or destruction at a facility approved by the Minister of any
controlled substance or any product containing any controlled
substance;

(b) pay to the Government any sum representing the cost of re-export or
destruction at a facility approved by the Minister of any controlled
substance or any product containing any controlled substance; or

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(c) pay any compensation to the Government, or to any other person
affected by the offence, in respect of the damage caused to the
environment.

(6) Where a company, Approved Workshop or Approved Importer is guilty of an
offence under this Act or regulations made under this Act, any officer,
director or agent of the company who authorised, assented to or participated
in, or by his neglect or omission contributed to the commission of the offence,
is a party to and may be found guilty of the offenc, and is liable to the
penalty provided for the offence.

23 Forfeiture of seized substances and goods

Where any person is convicted of an offence against thi Act, the court may order
that any controlled substance, goods or equipment in relation to which the offence
was committed, shall be forfeited to the Crown, to be disposed of in a manner
determined by the Director, in consultation with the Commissioner of Revenue and
at the expense of the person convicted.

24 Regulations

The Minister may, with the consent of Cabinet, make Regulations for the purposes
of implementing the provisions of this Act.







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SCHEDULE

CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES

PART I CFCs (CHLOROFLUOROCARBONS)


Chemical Formula Chemical Name Substance Ozone Depleting
Potential*

CFCl3 Trichlorofluoromethane CFC-11 1.0
CF2C12 Dichlorofluoromethane CFC-12 1.0
C2F3C13 Trichlorotrifluoroethane CFC-113 0.8
C2F4C12 Dichlorotetrafluoroethane CFC-114 1.0
C2F5C1 Chloropentafluoroethane CFC-115 0.6


PART II HALONS


Chemical
Formula

Chemical Name Substance Ozone Depleting
Potential*

CF2BrCl Bromochlorodifluoromethane Halon 1211 3.0
CF3Br Bromotrifluoromethane Halon 1301 10.0

C2F4Br2 Dibromotetrafluoroethane Halon 2402 6.0


PART III OTHER CFCS (CHLOROFLUOROCARBONS)


Chemical
Formula

Chemical Name Substance Ozone Depleting
Potential*

CF3C1 Chlorotrifluoromethane CFC-13 1.0
C2FC15 Pentachlorofluoroethane CFC-111 1.0
C2F2 Cl4 Tetrachlorodifluoroethane CFC-112 1.0
C3FC17 Heptachlorofluoropropane CFC-211 1.0
C3F2C16 Hexachlorodifluoropropane CFC-212 1.0
C3F3C15 Pentachlorotrifluoropropane CFC-213 1.0
C3F4C14 Tetrachlorotetrafluoropropane CFC-214 1.0
C3F5C13 Trichloropentafluoropropane CFC-215 1.0
C3F6C12 Dichlorohexafluoropropane CFC-216 1.0
C3F7C1 Chloroheptafluoropropane CFC-217 1.0


PART IV CARBON TETRACHLORIDE


Chemical Formula Chemical Name Substance Ozone Depleting

Potential*
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PART V METHYL CHLOROFORM


Chemical
Formula

Chemical Name Substance Ozone Depleting
Potential*

C2H3Cl3 1,1,1-Trichloroethane
(methylchloroform)

1,1,1-trichloroethane 0.1

This formula does not refer to 1, 1, 2-trichloroethane.


PART VI HBFCs (HYDROBROMOFLUOROCARBONS)


Chemical
Formula

Chemical Name Substance Number of
isomers

Ozone-
Depleting
Potential*

CHFBr2 Dibromofluoromethane - 1 1.00
CHF2Br Bromodifluoromethane (HBFC-

22B1)
1 0.74

CH2FBr Bromofluoromethane - 1 0.73
C2HFBr4 Tetrabromofluoroethane - 2 0.3-0.8
C2HF2Br3 Tribromofluoroethane - 3 0.5-1.8
C2HF3Br2 Dibromotrifluoroethane - 3 0.4-1.6
C2HF4Br Bromotetrafluoroethane - 2 0.7-1.2
C2H2FBr3 Tribromofluoroethane - 3 0.1-1.1
C2H2F2Br2 Dibromodifluoroethane - 4 0.2-1.5
C2H2F3Br Bromotrifluoroethane - 3 0.7-1.6
C2H3FBr2 Dibromofluoroethane - 3 0.1-1.7
C2H3F2Br Bromodifluoroethane - 3 0.2-1.1
C2H4FBr Bromofluoroethane - 2 0.07-0.1
C3HFBr6 Hexabromofluoropropane - 5 0.3-1.5
C3HF2Br5 Pentabromodifluoropropane - 9 0.2-1.9
C3HF3Br4 Tetrabromotrifluoropropane - 12 0.3-1.8
C3HF4Br3 Tribromotetrafluoropropane - 12 0.5-2.2
C3HF5Br2 Dibromopentafluoropropane - 9 0.9-2.0
C3HF6Br Bromohexafluoropropane - 5 0.7-3.3
C3H2FBr5 Pentabromofluoropropane - 9 0.1-1.9
C3H2F2Br4 Tetrabromodifluoropropane - 16 0.2-2.1
C3H2F3Br3 Tribromotrifluoropropane - 18 0.2-5.6
C3H2F4Br2 Dibromotetrafluoropropane - 16 0.3-7.5
C3H2F5Br Bromopentafluoropropane - 8 0.9-1.4
C3H3FBr4 Tetrabromofluoropropane - 12 0.08-1.9
C3H3F2Br3 Tribromodifluoropropane - 18 0.1-3.1
C3H3F3Br2 Dibromotrifluoropropane - 18 0.1-2.5
C3H3F4Br Bromotetrafluoropropane - 12 0.3-4.4
C3H4FBr3 Tribromofluoropropane - 12 0.03-0.3
C3H4F2Br2 Dibromodifluoropropane - 16 0.1-1.0
C3H4F3Br Bromotrifluoropropane - 12 0.07-0.8

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C3H5FBr2 Dibromofluoropropane - 9 0.04-0.4
C3H5F2Br Bromodifluoropropane - 9 0.07-0.8
C3H6FBr Bromofluoropropane - 5 0.02-0.7


PART VII HCFCs (HYDROCHLOROFLUOROCARBONS)


Chemical
Formula

Chemical Name Substance Number
of

isomers

Ozone-
Depleting
Potential*

CHFCl2 Dichlorofluoromethane (HCFC-21) 1 0.04
CHF2Cl Chlorodifluoromethane (HCFC-22) 1 0.055
CH2FCl Chlorofluoromethane (HCFC-31) 1 0.02
C2HFCl4 Tetrachlorofluoroethane (HCFC-121) 2 0.01-0.04
C2HF2Cl3 Trichlorodifluoroethane (HCFC-122) 3 0.02-0.08
C2HF3Cl2 Dichlorotrifluoroethane (HCFC-123) 3 0.02-0.06
CHCl2CF3 Dichlorotrifluoroethane (HCFC-123) - 0.02
C2HF4Cl Chlorotetrafluoroethane (HCFC-124) 2 0.02-0.04

CHFClCF3 Trichlorofluoroethane (HCFC-124) - 0.022
C2H2FCl3 Trichlorofluoroethane (HCFC-131) 3 0.007-0.05
C2H2F2Cl2 Dichlorodifluoroethane (HCFC-132) 4 0.008-0.05
C2H2F3Cl Chlorotrifluoroethane (HCFC-133) 3 0.02-0.06
C2H3FCl2 Dichlorofluoroethane (HCFC-141) 3 0.005-0.07
CH3CFCl2 Dichlorofluoroethane

(HCFC-
141b)

- 0.11

C2H3F2Cl Chlorodifluoroethane (HCFC-142) 3 0.008-0.07
CH3CF2Cl Chlorodifluoroethane

(HCFC-
142b)

- 0.065

C2H4FCl Chlorofluoroethane (HCFC-151) 2 0.003-0.005
C3HFCl6 Hexachlorofluoropropane (HCFC-221) 5 0.015-0.07
C3HF2Cl5 Pentachlorodifluoropropane (HCFC-222) 9 0.01-0.09
C3HF3Cl4 Tetrachlorotrifluoropropane (HCFC-223) 12 0.01-0.08
C3HF4Cl3 Trichlorotetrafluoropropane (HCFC-224) 12 0.01-0.09
C3HF5Cl2 Dichloropentafluoropropane (HCFC-225) 9 0.02-0.07

CF3CF2CHCl
2

Dichloropentafluoropropane
(HCFC-
225ca)

- 0.025

CF2ClCF2CH
ClF

Dichloropentafluoropropane
(HCFC-
225cb)

- 0.033

C3HF6Cl Chlorohexafluoropropane (HCFC-226) 5 0.02-0.10
C3H2FCl5 Pentachlorofluoropropane (HCFC-231) 9 0.05-0.09
C3H2F2Cl4 Tetrachlorodifluoropropane (HCFC-232) 16 0.008-0.10
C3H2F3Cl3 Trichlorotrifluoropropane (HCFC-233) 18 0.007-0.23
C3H2F4Cl2 Dichlorotetrafluoropropane (HCFC-234) 16 0.01-0.28
C3H2F5Cl Chloropentafluoropropane (HCFC-235) 9 0.03-0.52
C3H3FCl4 Tetrachlorofluoropropane (HCFC-241) 12 0.004-0.09
C3H3F2Cl3 Trichlorodifluoropropane (HCFC-242) 18 0.005-0.13

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C3H3F3Cl2 Dichlorotrifluoropropane (HCFC-243) 18 0.007-0.12
C3H3F4Cl Chlorotetrafluoropropane (HCFC-244) 12 0.009-0.14
C3H4FCl3 Trichlorofluoropropane (HCFC-251) 12 0.001-0.01
C3H4F2Cl2 Dichlorodifluoropropane (HCFC-252) 16 0.005-0.04
C3H4F3Cl Chlorotrifluoropropane (HCFC-253) 12 0.003-0.03
C3H5FCl2 Dichlorofluoropropane (HCFC-261) 9 0.002-0.02
C3H5F2Cl Chlorodifluoropropane (HCFC-262) 9 0.002-0.02
C3H6FCl Chlorofluoropropane (HCFC-271) 5 0.001-0.03


PART VIII METHYL BROMIDE


Chemical
Formula

Chemical Name Substance Ozone-Depleting Potential

CH3Br Methyl bromide (Mono)
bromomethane

0.6

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