EPA Regulations & Training Guidance

On March 5, 1998, the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency issued a final rule covering the sale of halon blends and the handling and disposal of halon and halon-containing equipment (63 FR 11084). The major elements of the rule are summarized below:

In February 2001 EPA published a guidance document on the technician training and proper disposal requirements of the March 1998 rule.

Click here to download the March 1998 EPA final rule on halon recycling.

Click here to download the February 2001 EPA guidance document.