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Selling non-hermetically sealed equipment charged with fluorinated greenhouse gases

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The purpose of this policy is to illustrate reporting obligations that, under applicable law, each seller of non-hermetically sealed equipment charged with fluorinated greenhouse gases is required to comply with when selling such items to end users.

What is the applicable reference legislation?

The applicable reference legislation is represented in particular by Regulation (EU) No 517/2014 on fluorinated greenhouse gases, Presidential Decree No 146 of November 16, 2018, which implements said regulation at national level, and Legislative Decree No 163 of December 5, 2019, which contains the discipline of sanctions for the violation of the obligations under Regulation (EU) No 517/2014.

What are the registration and reporting obligations envisaged?

Under the applicable legislation, companies that supply non-hermetically sealed equipment containing fluorinated greenhouse gases to end users are required to:

  • register in the national electronic Registry of fluorinated gases; and
  • report the sales data of the equipment to the national fluorinated gases Database.

For more information, see the FAQ available on the national fluorinated gases Database website.

What do I have to do to sell these items on Amazon.it?

In order to sell non-hermetically sealed equipment charged with fluorinated gases on Amazon.it and to ensure compliance with the applicable legislation regarding sales data reporting obligations, you are required to register in the national electronic Registry of fluorinated gases and report the required data, for each sale, at the time of the sale and electronically, to the national fluorinated gases Database.

Important: In order to ensure that the necessary information is obtained at the time of sale, as required by applicable legislation, the customer's declaration that the installation will be carried out by a certified company, together with information on the customer’s personal details, must be obtained before the equipment is shipped to the customer

What consequences are envisaged in case of violations of Amazon policies?

Violations of Amazon policies may result, without limitation, in the following actions:

  • Cancellation of the offer;
  • Restriction of selling privileges;
  • Suspension of selling privileges;
  • Cancellation of selling privileges.

Report a violation of Amazon's policies

Amazon encourages sellers to report offers that violate our policies or any applicable laws through the Report listing abuse section in the Get Support page, where you can include all relevant information so that we can conduct a thorough investigation.

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