Legislation


F-Gas Regulations

The current legislation, 842/2006, entered into force on 4th July 2006, with the majority of measures taking effect from 4th July 2007.  The main objective of the regulation was to prevent and reduce emissions of certain fluorinated greenhouse gases covered by the Kyoto Protocol.

F Gas Regulations
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F-Gas leaflets

The European Commission has produced several leaflets to provide useful information and guidance for operators, technical personnel, and companies working with equipment containing F-Gases.

 

F Gas leaflets
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UK Company Certification - F-Gas Regulations

The requirements for companies who handle F-Gas refrigerants (and penalties for non-compliance) are in the 2009 Greenhouse Gas Regulations.  A key obligation is that all companies involved in refrigerant handling activities require a company certificate, from approved bodies such as Refcom, Quidos, and Bureau Veritas.

UK Company Certification   F Gas Regulations
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Fluorinated Greenhouse Gas Regulations

This is the UK Statutory Instrument 2008/41 which applies all the relevant parts of the F-Gas Regulation in the UK and also details enforcement, offences and penalties.

Fluorinated Greenhouse Gas Regulations
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