The Ozone-Depleting Substances (Grant of Halon Derogations) Regulations 2023

Jurisdiction: Great Britain

Commencement: 6th April 2023

Amends: GB Retained: Regulation (EC) No 1005/2009 on substances that deplete the ozone layer (recast)

Mini Summary

The GB Retained: Regulation (EC) No 1005/2009 on substances that deplete the ozone layer (recast) introduces rules on the production, import, export, placing on the market, use, recovery, recycling, reclamation and destruction of substances that deplete the ozone layer.


Various duties apply.



Annex VI of the 2009 Regulation sets out the end-date* for halogen 1211.

*The end-date is the date from which equipment containing halogen 1211 must be withdrawn from use.

An exemption is added for the Airseeker Rivet Joint (RJ) RC-135W aircraft. This aircraft may continue to use portable fire extinguishers and lavatory waste fixed fire suppression systems containing halogen 1211 beyond the specified end-date.

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