Files on Regulation

Files on regulations
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Files on regulations


The files on regulations prepared by the IIR comprise a set of documents and information on regulations and standardization applying to the refrigeration sector at global, regional or national levels.
Original texts and links to reference sites are provided. Summarizing sheets and news items prepared by the IIR (with links to the files) are also available.


Kyoto Protocol and Convention on Climate Change 





  • Full text of the Convention on Climate Change



  • Links with the Web sites of other organizations:
    • UNFCCC - United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
    • IPCC - Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change 

Montreal Protocol and Kigali Amendment


Montreal Protocol on Substances that deplete the ozone layer:


  • UNEP - United Nations Environment Programme


The Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol:



Agreement on the international carriage of perishable foodstuffs and on the special equipment to be used for such carriage (ATP)






European Regulation No. 517/2014 on certain fluorinated greenhouse gases (F-gas)



  • Full text concerning Regulation No. 1516/2007 on leakage checking


  • Full text concerning Regulation No. 1493/2007 on data reporting format


  • Full text concerning Regulation No. 1494/2007 on labelling



European Directive No. 2006/40 relating to emissions from air-conditioning systems in motor vehicles (F-gas)


European Regulation No. 1005/2009 concerning substances that deplete the ozone layer


  • IIR summary concerning the European Regulation No. 2037/2000


  • Full text of the European Regulation No. 1005/2009


European Regulation No. 525/2013 on a mechanism for monitoring and reporting greenhouse gas emissions and for reporting other information at national and Union level relevant to climate change and repealing Decision


  • Full text of the European Regulation No. 525/2013


European Standard EN 378: Refrigerating systems & heat pumps - Safety & environmental requirements 





American Standard ANSI/ASHRAE 34: Designation and Safety Classification of Refrigerants 






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