Regulatory Information

Federal Halocarbon Regulations, 2003

This section provides information on the topics covered under the Federal Halocarbon Regulations, 2003 (FHR 2003), such as provisions that relate specifically to air-conditioning and refrigeration systems, fire-extinguishing and solvent systems designed to contain halocarbons. Application forms for permits under the FHR 2003 are also available in this section.

Ozone-depleting Substances and Halocarbon Alternatives Regulations

This section provides information on the provisions in the Ozone-depleting Substances and Halocarbon Alternatives Regulations (ODSHAR), such as the phase-out of the manufacture of hydrofluorochlorocarbons (HCFCs), controls on the use of refillable containers, the reporting and permitting system for hydrofluorocarbons and changes to certain methyl bromide requirements.   

Please note that application forms for permits under the ODSHAR are available by contacting the Ozone Layer Protection and Export Controls Section by email (ec.gestionhalocarbures-halocarburesmanagement.ec@canada.ca) or by telephone (819-938-4228).

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