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Stop Use of CFCs*1/HCFCs*2 and Mercury (Fluorescent Lamp Use)

Goal

Stop use of CFCs in FY2018.
Stop use of HCFCs and mercury (fluorescent lamp use) in FY2020.

Our Stance

Appropriate management and reduction of hazardous substances is one of the social challenges that the company needs to address.
In fiscal 2017, OMRON set environment-related social issues to address, together with the company's identified sustainability issues and long-term goals.
OMRON is now working to stop use of CFCs at all production sites worldwide in fiscal 2018, and HCFCs and mercury (fluorescent lamp use) in fiscal 2020.

FY2017 Overview

- Equipment using CFC: Down 39%
- Equipment using HCFC: Down 25%
- Mercury (fluorescent lamp use): Down 26%

  • *1 CFCs : Chlorofluorocarbons
  • *2 HCFCs : Hydrochlorofluorocarbons

About OMRON

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