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NEWS INCORPORATING COLD CHAIN Request for HFC import/ export data from government T Description of substance ASHRAE code for refrigerants only Trifluoromethane R23 Pentafluoroethane R125 1,1,1,2-Tetrafluoroethane R134a 1.1.1-trifluoroethane R143a 1,1-Difluoroethane R152a Fluoroethane R161 Heptafluoropropane R227ea 1,1,1,2,3,3-hexafluoropropane R236ea 1,1,1,3,3,3-Hexafluoropropane R236fa 1,1,1,3,3-Pentafluoropropane R245fa Difluoromethane R32 2,3,3,3-Tetrafluoropropene R1234yf R143a/125/134a R404A R32/125/134a R407A R32/125/134a R407B R32/125/134a R407C R32/125/134a R407D R32/125/134a R407E R32/125 R410A R218/134a/600a R413A R125/134a/600 R417A R125/134a/E170 R419A he Department of Environmental “Your assistance in this regard is highly Affairs (DEA) is requesting HFC appreciated and we thank you in R125/134a R421A refrigerant import and export advance for your co-operation,” said R125/134a R421B data for the years 2015 to 2018 to Obed Baloyi, DEA chief director of R125/134a/600 R422A update their HFC (pure and blended chemicals management in the official R125/134a/600a R422B form) inventory. Submissions are due 8 letter penned on 28 May 2019. R125/134a/600a R422C R125/134a/600a R422D R134a/227ea R423A R125/134a/600a/600/601a R424A R32/R134a/227ea R425A R125/134a/600a/601a R426A R32/R134a/227ea R427A R125/143a/290a/600a R428A R-E170/152a/600a R429A R152a/600a R430A R290/152a R431A R125/143a/134a/600a R434A R-E170/152a R435A R125/134a/600a/601 R437A R125/143a R507A R23/116 R508A R23/116 R508B November 2019. The department is in a process of The department requests that the data submitted be accompanied by a updating their Hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) Customs SAD500 Import and Customs 501 refrigerants inventory that will indicate Export Declaration document(s). The HFC the state of consumption trends to date refrigerant data that is being requested, in South Africa. For the department to includes (but is not limited to), the data in update this HFC inventory, they request the table alongside: industry and relevant organisations to submit the import and export data of For further information or submissions, HFCs (pure and blended refrigerants as contact any of these DEA representatives: well) for the years 2015 to 2018 (January to • or [email protected]; December each year). The data should be submitted by 8 November this year so the department can use it to update the inventory. If you Gift Molokwane on +27 (0)12 399 9206 • Lutendo Ndhlovu on +27 (0)12 399 9848; • Lubabalo Maweni on +27 (0)12 399 9847 or +27 (0)74 849 5895. have already submitted the data to the department, please contact them via Visit for the form email, stipulating such. to be completed to submit data. CLA Table 1: If you import /export any of these, contact the DEA. COLD LINK AFRICA • July/August 2019 7