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Table 6 Summary of control measures under the Montreal Protocol - Annex E - Group I: Methyl bromide

From: Health risks in international container and bulk cargo transport due to volatile toxic compounds

Non-Article 5(1) Parties Article 5(1) Parties (developing countries)
Base level: 1991 Base level: Average of 1995-98
Freeze: January 1, 1995. Freeze: January 1, 2002.
25 per cent: reduction January 1, 1999. 20 per cent: reduction January 1, 2005.
50 per cent: reduction January 1, 2001. 100 per cent: reduction January 1, 2015 (with possible critical use exemptions).
70 per cent: reduction January 1, 2003.   
100 per cent: reduction January 1, 2005 (with possible critical use exemptions).   
  1. Applicable to production and consumption, amounts used for quarantine and pre-shipment applications exempted.