R-22 Phaseout Dates

October 1st, 2009

January 1, 2010

Ban on production and import of HCFC-22 (R-22) except for continuing servicing needs of existing equipment.


January 1, 2015

Ban on sale and use of all HCFCs except for certain uses, including continuing servicing needs of refrigeration equipment.


January 1, 2020

Ban on remaining production and import of HCFC-22 (R-22).


After 2020

The servicing of systems with R-22 will rely on recycled or stockpiled quantities.