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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Recycling and refuse law

  Note
The laws and regulations listed below are valid in the Federal Republic of Germany. Other or additional laws and regulations may apply in other countries.
Sources in other countries may be obtained from the responsible authorities.
Statutes and regulations concerning the use and disposal of refrigerants and refrigerant machine oils are contained within the climate protective regulation concerning chemicals and closed substance cycle waste management and ensuring environmentally compatible waste disposal (only for Germany, in other countries other statutes and regulations may apply).
   

Disposal of refrigerant and refrigerant machine oil

Refrigerant
Refrigerants intended for disposal are to be charged into marked recycling containers under the observation of permissible charge quantities. Observe, for example in the Federal Republic of Germany, the climate protective regulation concerning chemicals; closed substance cycle waste management and ensuring environmentally compatible waste disposal (in other countries other statutes and regulations may apply)
Refrigerant machine oil
Disposing of used oil: Volkswagen InfoNet; Operation; Manuals and dealership documentation; Service handbook; 15. Environmental Protection; Follow link “Environmental protection in the dealership and in the workshop” in "General notes"; 4. Waste disposal; 6. Disposal channels; g. Disposal of used oil; Refrigerant oils
Used refrigerant machine oils from systems with halogenated hydrocarbons (at least one hydrogen atom has been replaced by e.g the halogens flourine, chlorine, bromine or iodine) must be disposed of as waste requiring particular care. A mixture with other oils or materials is not permissible. Proper storage and disposal must be performed according to guidelines in the country where the work is being performed. Observe, for example in the Federal Republic of Germany, the climate protective regulation concerning chemicals; closed substance cycle waste management and ensuring environmentally compatible waste disposal (in other countries other statutes and regulations may apply)
Reference sources for technical rules and safety at work / accident prevention for the Federal Republic of Germany
Sources in other countries may be obtained from the responsible authorities
   
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