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Pascual Oct 15, 2019 10:49 AM
About the REGULATION (EU) No 517/2014
Article 13 - Control of use.
I have a doubt of interpretation of the following sentence:

Point 3.b) Recycled fluorinated greenhouse gases with a global warming potential of 2500 or more used for the maintenance or servicing of existing refrigeration equipment provided they have been recovered from such equipment.

My doubt is:
Does this mean that recycled gas can only be used in the same equipment from which it was extracted?
Or that it can be used in similar equipment?
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EEA Oct 16, 2019 04:31 PM
Dear Pascual,

Thank you for contacting the European Environment Agency (EEA) as regards Article 13 of Regulation (EU) No 517/2014 (F-gas Regulation).

The EEA is responsible for the reporting under Article 19 of the F-gas Regulation. In terms of interpretation of the other Articles in the F-gas Regulation, we would suggest you to contact the European Commission - DG CLIMA at the functional F-gas mailbox: clima-hfc-registry@ec.europa.eu.

Additionally, since the EU Member States are responsible for implementing the F-gas Regulation, you might find it useful to contact directly the national authorities, whose contacts can be found at -> https://ec.europa.eu/clima/policies/f-gas_en -> https://ec.europa.eu/clima/policies/f-gas/reporting_en -> https://ec.europa.eu/[…]/contact_list_en.pdf .

With kind regards,
EEA Enquiry Service