11.1.2006   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 6/27


COMMISSION REGULATION (EC) No 29/2006

of 10 January 2006

amending Regulation (EC) No 2037/2000 of the European Parliament and of the Council with regard to customs codes for bromochloromethane

THE COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES,

Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community,

Having regard to Regulation (EC) No 2037/2000 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 29 June 2000 on substances that deplete the ozone layer (1) and in particular Article 6(5) thereof;

Whereas:

(1)

The ozone-depleting substance bromochloromethane (BCM) is listed as a controlled substance in Group IX of Annex I to Regulation (EC) No 2037/2000.

(2)

Following the establishment of customs codes for BCM and mixtures containing BCM, those codes should be added to the table in Annex IV to Regulation (EC) No 2037/2000. In the interest of clarity the Annex should be replaced.

(3)

Regulation (EC) No 2037/2000 should therefore be amended accordingly.

(4)

The measures provided for in this Regulation are in accordance with the opinion of the Committee established by Article 18(1) of Regulation (EC) No 2037/2000,

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

Annex IV to Regulation (EC) No 2037/2000 is replaced by the text set out in the Annex to this Regulation.

Article 2

This Regulation shall enter into force on the 20th day following its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union.

This Regulation shall be binding in its entirety and directly applicable in all Member States.

Done at Brussels, 10 January 2006.

For the Commission

Stavros DIMAS

Member of the Commission


(1)  OJ L 244, 29.9.2000, p. 1. Regulation as last amended by Commission Regulation (EC) No 2077/2004 (OJ L 359, 4.12.2004, p. 28).


ANNEX

Annex IV to Regulation (EC) No 2037/2000 is replaced by the following:

‘ANNEX IV

Groups, Combined Nomenclature 2004 (CN 04) codes (1) and descriptions for the substances referred to in Annexes I and III

Group

CN 04 code

Description

Group I

2903 41 00

Trichlorofluoromethane

2903 42 00

Dichlorodifluoromethane

2903 43 00

Trichlorotrifluoroethanes

2903 44 10

Dichlorotetrafluoroethanes

2903 44 90

Chloropentafluoroethane

Group II

2903 45 10

Chlorotrifluoromethane

2903 45 15

Pentachlorofluoroethane

2903 45 20

Tetrachlorodifluoroethanes

2903 45 25

Heptachlorofluoropropanes

2903 45 30

Hexachlorodifluoropropanes

2903 45 35

Pentachlorotrifluoropropanes

2903 45 40

Tetrachlorotetrafluoropropanes

2903 45 45

Trichloropentafluoropropanes

2903 45 50

Dichlorohexafluoropropanes

2903 45 55

Chloroheptafluoropropanes

Group III

2903 46 10

Bromochlorodifluoromethane

2903 46 20

Bromotrifluoromethane

2903 46 90

Dibromotetrafluoroethanes

Group IV

2903 14 00

Carbon tetrachloride

Group V

2903 19 10

1,1,1-Trichloroethane(methylchloroform)

Group VI

2903 30 33

Bromomethane (methyl bromide)

Group VII

2903 49 30

Hydrobromofluoromethanes, -ethanes or -propanes

Group VIII

2903 49 10

Hydrochlorofluoromethanes, -ethanes or -propanes

Group IX

ex 2903 49 80

Bromochloromethane

ex 3824 71 00

Mixtures containing one or more substances falling within codes 2903 41 00 to 2903 45 55

ex 3824 79 00

Mixtures containing one or more substances falling within codes 2903 46 10 to 2903 46 90

ex 3824 90 99

Mixtures containing one or more substances falling within codes 2903 14 00, 2903 19 10, 2903 30 33, 2903 49 10, 2903 49 30 or 2903 49 80 (only bromochloromethane)


(1)  An “ex” before a code implies that other products than those referred to in the column “Description” may fall under that subheading.’