Regulation (EU) 2015/2068

14th December 2015


Regulation (EU) 2015/2068

Enters into force: 8 December 2015

Environmental Protection/Climate Change - EU

Regulation (EU) 2015/2068 establishes the format of labels which are to be attached to products and equipment containing fluorinated greenhouse gases (F-gases). Labels applied must be legible and provide details of the gas held: the name of the gas, charge weight in kg and the corresponding global warming potential (in tCO2e). The label must also record if the unit is hermetically sealed. If the equipment is electrical switchgear, the label must also state if the tested annual leakage rate is below 0.1%. This is as units with a greater leakage rate may require periodic leak testing. Additional Information is needed when F- gases are intended to serve certain uses or are recycled. Foams and pre-blended polyols that contain F-gases shall not be placed on the market unless the F-gases are identified with a label using the accepted industry designation or, if no designation is available, the chemical name.

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