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Montreal CFCs 

Note: In this schedule, “consumption” is the amount of new product that is available for use in a country. Use of recovered or recycled material is not controlled under the Montreal Protocol.


Date
 
Non-Article 5(1) Parties
(Developed Countries)
Article 5(1) Parties
(Developing Countries)
1986 Production and consumption of CFCs in this year is the base level for regulation
July 1, 1989 Freeze at base level
January 1, 1994 75% reduction from base level
1995-1997 The average production and consumption of CFCs in these years is the base level for regulation
January 1, 1996 100% reduction from base level (with possible essential use exemptions)
July 1, 1999 Freeze at base level
January 1, 2005 50% reduction from base level
January 1, 2007 85% reduction from base level
January 1, 2010 100% reduction from base level (with possible essential use exemptions)