Reporting obligation for: Ozone depleting substances (ODS) reporting by undertakings (Article 27)

Title Ozone depleting substances (ODS) reporting by undertakings (Article 27)
Description Article 27 of the ODS Regulation requires producers, importers exporters, feedstock users and process agent users of ODS to report on quantities produced, imported and exported during the preceding year. Furthermore, destruction facilities need to report on the quantities of ODS destroyed.
The reporting covers controlled substances (substances listed in Annex I of the Regulation) and new substances (substances listed in Annex II of the Regulation).
Delivery process is managed by EEA
Legislative instrument title Regulation on Ozone Depleting Substances (ODS Regulation)
Reporting dates and guidelines
National reporting coordinators Not applicable (reporting by undertakings)
National reporting contacts National contact points are available at
Reporting frequency Annually
Next report due 31/03/2020
Date comments Every year by 31 March on the data for the previous calendar year 
Report to European Commission
Other clients using this reporting
Reporting guidelines Reporting procedure and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) available at the BDR website [Valid since 30/12/2011]  
Extra information Extra information regarding the European Union’s policy as well as a range of documents and information on licensing are available on the European Commission’s Ozone Layer Protection Homepage at

Further information regarding the Vienna Convention for the protection of the Ozone Layer and its Montreal Protocol on substances that deplete the Ozone Layer is available at the Ozone Secretariat website at

Since 2016 EEA uses the ODS Regulation Article 27 data flow as input to some graphics in relation to the indicator CLIM 049:
Principle repository Reportnet Business Data Repository  
Data used for UNEP data library on production and consumption on Ozone Depletion Substances (ODS) based on reporting by countries.
Type of information reported Data, Compliance