Kumamoto

About the revised Freon method enforcement (is going to take effect on April 1, 2015)

The last update date:
Department of Environment and Residential Life circulation society promotion section 
TEL: 096-333-2278 
FAX: 096-383-7680 
Email junkanshakai@pref.kumamoto.lg.jp

About revision of the Freon collection, destruction method

Oh, it is changed name 
 Act: Law about securing of conduct of collection of Freon pertaining to specific product and destruction
 Newly :Law about adequacy of rationalization of use of Freon and management
Change of range targeted for i
  We make the whole life cycle of Freon targeted for regulation

Figure of revised image

Figure of revised image
Revelation of leak at the time of rapid increase and use of discharge of chlorofluorocarbon alternatives, measures for the life cycle whole of Freon were necessary again without remaining in Freon collection, destruction from conventional first-class identification product by movement of global regulation reinforcement for chlorofluorocarbon alternative.
A part revised law (under an alias: the revision Freon method) of law (under an alias: the Freon collection, destruction method) about security of conduct of collection of Freon pertaining to specific product and destruction was promulgated on June 12, 2013 by such a background.
Name of law is changed to "law about adequacy of rationalization of use of Freon and management", and it is enforced entirely from April 1, 2015 by this revision.
In addition, we are to be able to decide the details now by matsurigotoshorei during revised work in the country.
We are going to introduce in this page in future if we know the details.

Main revised matter

Manager of 1 first-class specific product

・ When manager of first-class specific product (air-conditioner for business use and refrigeration apparatus and frozen apparatus) uses the product, according to "standard of evaluation" that country establishes, quick conduct such as appropriate setting, check, repair of apparatus will be demanded for prevention of leak of Freon.
・ There is "periodic inspection" to perform for product having the output that "simple check" and uniformity scales that all managers owning this product perform check of first-class specific product to manage are or more. (we paid off epitome of "periodic inspection" to list shown below.)
・ When it carries out "periodic inspection", it is necessary "person having enough knowledge" checks about method of specialized check, or to attend check.
・ We are required to report quantity of Freon calculation leak to country for manager a year when quantity of Freon which leaked out exceeds 1,000 tons with carbon dioxide reduced value.

Specific example

Target apparatus

Frequency of check

Example of manager using target apparatus

Air-conditioner (air conditioner)

Multi-air-conditioner gas heat pump air-conditioner for air-conditioner building for large store

Apparatus that the rating output of compressor is less than 50Kw more than 7.5Kw

That is all once in three years

Food supermarket, factory, office, hospital, others various

Air-conditioner (air conditioner)

Central method air-conditioner

The rating output of compressor
50Kw or more apparatuses

More than once a year

Food supermarket, factory, office, hospital, others various

Frozen apparatus refrigeration apparatus

chiringuyunitto for the other dye cloth using paper patterns showcase freezing refrigeration unit frozen refrigeration

Apparatus that the rating output of compressor is 7.5Kw or more

More than once a year

Food supermarket, various factories, frozen cold storage warehouse, distribution supplier, others low temperature

Person of maintenance of 2 first-class specific products

・ When you fill Freon at the time of maintenance of first-class specific product, you must consign to first-class Freon filling collection supplier.
・ When you fill Freon at the time of maintenance of first-class specific product by oneself, you must enroll in the metropolis and districts as filling collection supplier.
・ When you consign collection of Freon to first-class Freon filling collection supplier, you must notify filling collection supplier of matter established by law including full name of manager.

3 first-class Freon collection supplier (we define as "first-class Freon filling collection supplier" after the law revision)

・ Registration of prefectural governors is necessary that past "Freon collection supplier" is changed by "Freon filling collection supplier" and fills Freon at the time of maintenance of first-class specific product in addition to past collection.
・ In maintenance of first-class specific product, we will issue filling, collection certificate for manager whenever we perform filling, collection act of Freon according to "standard of filling" that country establishes and "standard of collection".
・ We record quantity of Freon which we filled, and report to prefectural governors is necessary about quantity of filling of degree Freon every year.

4 first-class Freon recycler

・ Person performing the first-class Freon reproduction work on a regular basis comes to need permission of minister. We work according to standard at the time of reproduction of Freon, and first-class Freon recycler who received permission issues reproduction certificate to first-class Freon filling collection supplier, and record of Freon which we regenerated is necessary.

Information about revision

Departmental order was promulgated on December 10, 2014

We relate to this page
Inquiry

Department of Environment and Residential Life circulation society promotion section
Telephone: 096-333-2278
Fax: 096-383-7680
Email junkanshakai@pref.kumamoto.lg.jp
(ID: 6184)
※When PDF file is attached as materials, Adobe Acrobat(R) is necessary.
When you look at PDF documents, Adobe Reader is necessary. When you are not displayed definitely, please use the latest version.
Kumamoto prefectural government office   〒 862-8570  6-18-1, Suizenji, Chuo-ku, Kumamoto-shi, Kumamoto Tel: 096-383-1111 (main)
Copyright(C) 2015 Kumamoto Prefectural Government. All rights reserved.