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EPA/OAR RIN: 2060-AT81 Publication ID: Fall 2019 
Title: Protection of Stratospheric Ozone: Revisions to the Refrigerant Management Program's Extension to Substitutes 

In 2016 EPA finalized a rule updating the refrigerant management requirements under the Clean Air Act. This action revisits aspects of the 2016 rule's extension of the refrigerant management requirements to substitutes like hydrofluorocarbons.

Agency: Environmental Protection Agency(EPA)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: Deregulatory 
CFR Citation: 40 CFR 82   
Legal Authority: 42 U.S.C. 7414    42 U.S.C. 7601 to 7627    42 U.S.C. 7671 to 7671q, Clean Air Act   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM Comment Period End  09/15/2018 
NPRM  10/01/2018  83 FR 49332   
Final Rule  12/00/2019 
Additional Information: Docket #:EPA-HQ-OAR-2017-0629
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: Undetermined 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Information URL:  
Sectors Affected: 111 Crop Production; 11251 Aquaculture; 11511 Support Activities for Crop Production; 21111 Oil and Gas Extraction; 2211 Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution; 2212 Natural Gas Distribution; 2213 Water, Sewage and Other Systems; 238220 Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors; 311 Food Manufacturing; 3121 Beverage Manufacturing; 3221 Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills; 3222 Converted Paper Product Manufacturing; 32311 Printing; 32411 Petroleum Refineries; 3251 Basic Chemical Manufacturing; 32512 Industrial Gas Manufacturing; 325120 Industrial Gas Manufacturing; 3252 Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing; 3253 Pesticide, Fertilizer, and Other Agricultural Chemical Manufacturing; 32541 Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing; 3256 Soap, Cleaning Compound, and Toilet Preparation Manufacturing; 3259 Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing; 3261 Plastics Product Manufacturing; 3262 Rubber Product Manufacturing; 3324 Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing; 3328 Coating, Engraving, Heat Treating, and Allied Activities; 33324 Industrial Machinery Manufacturing; 33341 Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing; 33361 Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing; 3341 Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing; 3344 Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing; 3345 Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing; 3346 Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media; 3364 Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing; 33911 Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing; 339999 All Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing; 42374 Refrigeration Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers; 42393 Recyclable Material Merchant Wholesalers; 423930 Recyclable Material Merchant Wholesalers; 42399 Other Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers; 4242 Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers; 4244 Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers; 42459 Other Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers; 42469 Other Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers; 424690 Other Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers; 42481 Beer and Ale Merchant Wholesalers; 42493 Flower, Nursery Stock, and Florists' Supplies Merchant Wholesalers; 4451 Grocery Stores; 4452 Specialty Food Stores; 45211 Department Stores; 45291 Warehouse Clubs and Supercenters; 45299 All Other General Merchandise Stores; 453998 All Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers (except Tobacco Stores); 48422 Specialized Freight (except Used Goods) Trucking, Local; 4885 Freight Transportation Arrangement; 4931 Warehousing and Storage; 49312 Refrigerated Warehousing and Storage; 512 Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries; 522 Credit Intermediation and Related Activities; 524 Insurance Carriers and Related Activities; 531 Real Estate; 5417 Scientific Research and Development Services; 551 Management of Companies and Enterprises; 561 Administrative and Support Services; 562212 Solid Waste Landfill; 562920 Materials Recovery Facilities; 6111 Elementary and Secondary Schools; 6112 Junior Colleges; 6113 Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools; 61151 Technical and Trade Schools; 622 Hospitals; 7121 Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions; 71394 Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers; 721 Accommodation; 722 Food Services and Drinking Places; 72231 Food Service Contractors; 811111 General Automotive Repair; 81131 Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance; 811412 Appliance Repair and Maintenance; 813 Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations; 92 Public Administration 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Jeremy Arling
Environmental Protection Agency
Office of Air and Radiation
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Mail Code 6205T,
Washington, DC 20460
Phone:202 343-9055
Fax:202 343-2338

Sara Kemme
Environmental Protection Agency
Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Mail Code 7506P,
Washington, DC 20460
Phone:703 347-8533