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Stratospheric Ozone Depletion - Consumption of Ozone-Depleting Substances - Hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs) - countries ranking
(ODP Metric Tons)
Ozone-depleting substances are any substance containing chlorine or bromine that destroys the stratospheric ozone layer. The stratospheric ozone absorbs most of the biologically damaging ultraviolet radiation.