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06.07.2020

Cefic: Our industry’s response to COVID-19

Watch the Covestro Home Office Talks on our “How Chemistry responds to COVID-19”at our industry’s response to COVID-19. EFCTC is a sector group of Cefic....

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05.07.2020

ILLEGAL TRADE ROUND-UP JULY-AUGUST 2020

In this round-up: EFCTC and Oxera report illegal refrigerant imports could be as much as one third of EU market in 2018; German draft law will help combat illeg...

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04.07.2020

EU REPORTS DECREASING HFC EMISSIONS FOR FOURTH YEAR

The EU publishes annually its official inventory of greenhouse gas emissions as required under the UNFCCC. For the 4 years since 2014, reported HFC emissions ha...

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PRESS RELEASES

07.07.2020

EFCTC welcomes the publication of the combined evaluation roadmap/Inception Impact Assessment to revise the F-gas Regulation

EFCTC welcomes the publication on 30th June 2020 by the European Commission of the “Combined Evaluation Roadmap/Inception Impact Assessment” (Ref. Ares(2020...

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03.07.2020

Over one thousand illegal HFC cylinders seized in port of Rotterdam

Dutch customs and environmental enforcement authorities and OLAF have recently stopped a large shipment of 1,150 illegal HFC cylinders in the port of Rotterdam...

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19.05.2020

EFCTC welcomes additional science on HFC and HFO breakdown products

EFCTC welcomes the new paper by Prof. Cora Young and her team recently published in Geophysical Research Letters. The paper adds to, and reinforces, the extensi...

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POSITION PAPERS

18.05.2020

EFCTC Comment on recent paper “Ice core record of persistent short-chain fluorinated alkyl acids: Evidence of the impact from global environmental regulations”.

EFCTC welcomes the detailed and informative paper reporting on “Ice core record of persistent short-chain fluorinated alkyl acids: Evidence of the impact from...

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02.04.2020

Transport of naturally occurring trifluoroacetic acid – TFA – by sea salt aerosol

Abstract: The concentrations of trifluoroacetic acid and its salts (TFA) observed in air and rain at a time (1990s) when the introduction of TFA into the atmosp...

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02.03.2020

EFCTC Position: Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances. HFCs and HFOs a distinct subset

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances ("PFASs") covers a broad range of substances that have in common that they contain at least one perfluoroalkyl moiety. More...

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