The United States Ozone Depleting Substances (ODS) Protocol and the Article 5 Ozone Depleting Substances Protocol provide a standardized approach for quantifying and monitoring the GHG reductions from projects that destroy ODS with high global warming potentials that would have otherwise been vented to the atmosphere.
|Current Protocol Version(s) Available for Project Submittal
|Notes and Supporting Documents
|U.S. ODS Protocol Version 2.0
|June 27, 2012
|Errata and Clarifications to U.S. ODS Protocol Version 2.0 (July 16, 2015)
|Article 5 ODS Protocol Version 2.0
|June 27, 2012
|Errata and Clarifications to Article 5 ODS Protocol Version 2.0 (June 5, 2017)
Project Registration Documents
|Ozone Depleting Substances Project Submittal Form
|A proposal to undertake an ozone depleting substances project.
|Offset Project Listing Information Form – Compliance Protocol
|Project Listing Information Form for submitting a compliance offset project under the California Air Resources Board compliance protocol for ozone depleting substances projects.
|Certificate of Destruction
|An official document provided by the destruction facility certifying the date, quantity, and type of ODS destroyed.
|Laboratory analysis of ODS composition
|ODS composition analysis by an AHRI certified laboratory
|Project System Diagram
|A project diagram is required for non-sequestration projects. See the example ozone depleting substances diagram for recommended format and content.
Protocol Development & Previous Versions
Use the links below to access information about the protocol development process of the U.S. and Article 5 Ozone Depleting Substances Protocols. Errata and clarifications, public comments, staff responses to public comments, workgroup participants, and other supporting documents can also be found here.
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