F-Gas Regulation “Article 14”

   13 Jan 2017

This is reminder of the requirement in Article 14 of the F gas regulations that products and equipment containing F gases need to be accounted for in the quota system. 

The requirement to have a Declaration of Conformity and the corresponding documentation when importing from outside the EU  is now in place since the 1st January.

Commission guidance document and a presentation summarising the requirements for information is available from the downloads section of the website.  In summary the following is required:-

  • Need to ensure that the HFCs are accounted for within the quota system
  • Register in the HFC register
  • Draw up a Declaration of Conformity at the time of import
  • Ensure that compliance is fully documented and verified