The Montreal Protocol

The Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer

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as adjusted and amended by the Second Meeting of the Parties
(London, 27–29 June 1990)
and by the Fourth Meeting of the Parties
(Copenhagen, 23–25 November 1992)
and further adjusted by the Seventh Meeting of the Parties
(Vienna, 5–7 December 1995)
and further adjusted and amended by the Ninth Meeting of the Parties
(Montreal, 15–17 September 1997)
and by the Eleventh Meeting of the Parties
(Beijing, 29 November – 3 December 1999)
and further adjusted by the Nineteenth Meeting of the Parties
(Montreal, 17–21 September 2007)


Article 1: Definitions

Article 2: Control Measures

Article 2A: CFCs

Article 2B: Halons

Article 2C: Other fully halogenated CFCs

Article 2D: Carbon tetrachloride

Article 2E: 1,1,1-Trichloroethane (Methyl chloroform)

Article 2F: Hydrochlorofluorocarbons

Article 2G: Hydrobromofluorocarbons

Article 2H: Methyl bromide

Article 2I: Bromochloromethane

Article 3: Calculation of control levels

Article 4: Control of trade with non-Parties

Article 4A: Control of trade with Parties

Article 4B: Licensing

Article 5: Special situation of developing countries

Article 6: Assessment and review of control measures

Article 7: Reporting of data

Article 8: Non-compliance

Article 9: Research, development, public awareness and exchange of information

Article 10: Financial mechanism

Article 10A: Transfer of technology

Article 11: Meetings of the parties

Article 12: Secretariat

Article 13: Financial provisions

Article 14: Relationship of this Protocol to the Convention

Article 15: Signature

Article 16: Entry into force

Article 17: Parties joining after entry into force

Article 18: Reservations

Article 19: Withdrawal

Article 20: Authentic texts

Annex A: Controlled substances

Annex B: Controlled substances

Annex C: Controlled substances

Annex D:* A list of products** containing controlled substances specified in Annex A

Annex E: Controlled substance

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