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31.05.2020

ILLEGAL TRADE ROUND-UP JUNE 2020

In this round-up: EFCTC explains the aims of the illegal trade information hub website https://stopillegalcooling.eu/; Le Monde reports on the effects of illega...

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30.05.2020

MDIs IMPORTANT FOR SOME PATIENTS INFECTED WITH COVID-19 VIRUS

Nebulizer treatment with bronchodilators for patients with COVID-19 may not be safe due to the generation of aerosols with the risk that droplets will remain in...

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29.05.2020

R-455A USED IN PREFERENCE TO PROPANE IN CATERING REFRIGERATED DISPLAY CASES

An Italian manufacturer of plug-in (hermetic) refrigerated display cases is using mildly flammable A2L refrigerant R-455A (GWP 148 F-gas value) in its new equip...

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28.05.2020

IN BRIEF: WHAT ARE CRIEGEE INTERMEDIATES AND HOW DO THEY REACT WITH TFA IN THE ATMOSPHERE?

Until recently, atmospheric models for trifluoroacetic acid (TFA) incorporated surface deposition and rain-out as the main loss processes. This is because TFA r...

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27.05.2020

NEW ON FLUOROCARBONS.ORG June 2020

World Refrigeration Day to Recognize Cold Chain: The theme chosen for World Refrigeration Day (26th June) in 2020 celebrates the importance of the food cold cha...

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05.05.2020

Cefic COVID-19 Helpdesk

Cefic Launches COVID-19 Helpdesk. EFCTC, a sector group, supports Cefic in its set up of a COVID-19 Helpdesk which outlines Cefic contact points for experts on...

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04.05.2020

NEW AIR-COOLED CHILLERS USE LOW GWP A2L REFRIGERANT R-454B AND SCROLL COMPRESSORS

Two European equipment manufacturers have announced the use of R454B for chillers using scroll technology, for small to medium outputs suitable for mid-sized of...

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03.05.2020

ILLEGAL TRADE ROUND-UP MAY 2020

In this round-up: Investigative study, commissioned by EFCTC, reveals how illegal imports of HFCs continue to enter EU; EFCTC ramps up efforts to stop illegal t...

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02.05.2020

A2L REFRIGERANT SENSOR AND DETECTOR PERFORMANCE PROJECT PHASE I REPORT PUBLISHED

Major refrigerating system safety standards require refrigerant sensors for A2L refrigerants to meet the required response times. IEC 60335-2-40 Edition 6.0 req...

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