Published the DPR 146 / 2018 that will implement the regulation F-Gas n. 517 / 2014

On 7 General Series X. 9 of the 2019 January 146 has been published the DPR 2018 / 517, national decree that will implement the F-Gas 2014 / 43 regulation. The provision repeals the DPR 2012 / 24 and will enter into force the next 2019 January XNUMX.
The main novelty introduced concerns the establishment of the fluorinated greenhouse gases database and of the equipment containing these gases (art.16).
In essence, the sales of fluorinated greenhouse gases and of equipment containing these gases as well as the activities of assistance, maintenance, repair and dismantling of said equipment, must be communicated, electronically, to the database managed by the competent Chamber of Commerce, prior inscription to tele register.
Specifically:

Sale to end users
Companies supplying non-hermetically sealed equipment containing fluorinated greenhouse gases to end-users, irrespective of how they are sold, including distance communication techniques, starting from the sixth month following the date of entry into force of this decree (from 24 July 2019), must communicate to the database, at the time of sale and electronically, the following information:
type of equipment;
number and date of the invoice or sales receipt;
registry of the purchaser;
declaration of the purchaser bearing the commitment that the installation will be carried out by a company certified in accordance with Article 10 of Regulation (EU) no. 517 / 2014; alternatively, if the purchaser coincides with the certified company, the certificate number of the same and the registry of the final user. In cases where the seller offers the end user the installation service of the equipment sold, the declaration is issued by the seller.

Installation, leakage control, maintenance, repair and dismantling

The company or the certified natural person, following the installation or the first leakage, maintenance or repair operation of the equipment containing fluorinated greenhouse gases, starting from the eighth month following the date of entry into force of this decree (from 24 September 2019), will have to communicate electronically to the database the following information:
number and date of the invoice or purchase receipt of the equipment (only for those who install it);
registry of the operator;
date and place of installation;
type of equipment;
univocal identification code of the equipment;
quantity and type of fluorinated greenhouse gases present and possibly added during installation or during inspection, maintenance or repair;
name and address of the recycling or regeneration plant and, where appropriate, the certificate number, if the quantities of fluorinated greenhouse gases installed have been recycled or reclaimed;
identification data of the certified natural person or of the certified company that carried out the installation or the control, repair or maintenance intervention;
any comments.
With regard to the dismantling of equipment, starting from the eighth month following the date of entry into force of this decree (from 24 September 2019) the company or the certified natural person will have to communicate the following information electronically to the database:

date and place of dismantling;
registry of the operator;
type of equipment;
univocal identification code of the equipment;
quantity and type of fluorinated greenhouse gases recovered during dismantling;
measures taken to recover and dispose of the fluorinated greenhouse gases contained in the equipment;
identification data of the certified natural person of the certified company that carried out the dismantling operation;
any comments.


Information regarding loss control, installation, maintenance, repair or dismantling must be communicated electronically to the database within 30 days from the date of intervention.

Further information is available on the Ministry website by clicking on link.

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Source:
Area tecnica
15/01/2019

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