Federal Halocarbon Regulations, 2003

Version of section 7 from 2006-03-22 to 2009-07-29:

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), a person that installs, services, leak tests or charges a refrigeration system, an air-conditioning system or a fire-extinguishing system, or that does any other work on any of those systems that may result in the release of a halocarbon, shall recover, into a container designed and manufactured to be refilled and to contain that specific type of halocarbon, any halocarbon that would otherwise be released during those procedures.

  • (2) A person that recovers halocarbons from a fire-extinguishing system shall use recovery equipment with a transfer efficiency of at least 99% as referred to in the publication ULC/ORD-C1058.5-1993, of the Underwriters’ Laboratories of Canada, entitled Halon Recovery and Reconditioning Equipment.

  • (3) The reference to the publication in subsection (2) shall be read as excluding its preface.

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