Ban on all importations of R-22/or compound of R-22 Refrigerant & Equipment

The Ozone Unit in the Ministry of Environment, Energy & Climate Change is once again  advising all importers/public  that since 01st January 2018, as per the Environment Protection (Ozone) Regulations 2010, there is a total Ban on all importations of R-22/or compound of R-22 Refrigerant  & Equipment.

Any importation of the above, in the country is considerd as illegal and as per paragraph 17 sub paragraph 1 of the above Regulations, will result in an  Environment penalty fine of SR 3000/per piece of equipment or SR300/-per kg of refrigerant, and the owner must reshipped the equipment /gas at their own expense.

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