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Licensing and reporting of ozone-depleting substances (ODS)

The import and export of ODS, as well as production for essential uses, are subject to licensing. These activities, as well as the destruction of ODS, feedstock uses, and process agent uses, are also subject to annual reporting. Furthermore, the use of ODS for laboratory and analytical uses (including the placing on the market of the chemicals for such uses) is subject to registration. For these purposes three electronic systems are in place.

 

ODS Licensing System (ODS2)

 Log-in if you want to:

  • Apply for an ODS import or export licence
  • Apply for an ODS production authorisation
  • Apply for ODS quota

Log-in to the ODS Licensing System

Not yet registered? Register in ECAS and complete the ODS registration form

Forgot your ECAS password?

Do you need more information? Consult our manuals

Laboratory and analytical uses of ODS (Laboratory-ODS-database)

Log-in here if you are:

  • An EU internal distributor of ODS for laboratory and analytical uses
  • An end users of ODS in laboratories

Log-in to the Laboratory-ODS-database

Not yet registered? Register in the Laboratory-ODS-database and get your ID Number.

Forgot your password for the Laboratory-ODS-database or your ID Number?

Do you need more information? Consult our manual for the ODS licensing system for laboratory users.

A new registry software for laboratory use (LabODS) is currently under development. All users and distributors of ODS laboratory chemicals will be requested to register in the new LabODS. More information will be available shortly.

Reporting of ODS under Article 27 (BDR)

Log-in here if you are:

  • An ODS importer or exporter
  • An ODS producer
  • A feedstock or process agent user of ODS
  • A destruction facility for ODS

Log-in to the reporting tool - Business Data Repository

Not yet registered? Register in the Business Data Repository and complete a report.

Forgot your password for the Business Data Repository?

Do you need more information? Consult our manual for reporting.