Please be aware after January 1, 2018 a Section 609 certification card will be required to purchase R-12, R-134a, or R-1234yf cylinders of 10 pounds or more.
Distributors will be required to keep records of certified technicians purchasing refrigerant.
to read the regulations on the EPA website.
to learn about and obtain Section 609 certification from MACS Worldwide. Cost $20.
to learn how to replace missing or lost Section 609 credentials. Cost $10.
If you are already Section 609 certified your credentials are good for life.
There is no mandatory re-certification required by EPA, however the Section 609 training program was updated as of 1/1/2015 and includes information on the new refrigerant R-1234yf.
So if you’d personally like to expand your knowledge visit our website and download
the study guide.
to learn about EPA Fines for not being Section 609 certified see CAA fines. Maximum daily fine $44,539.
For more information call the MACS office at