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2014-10-20 12:24:41

Company Expects New Family of Products will Reduce Greenhouse Gas Content of Refrigerants by 245 Million Tons CO2 Equivalent Worldwide by 2025 WILMINGTON, Del., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DuPont Fluorochemicals (DuPont) today announced the introduction of three new refrigerants in its more sustainable DuPont(TM) Opteon® family. These refrigerants have far lower global warming potential (GWP) than the products they are designed to replace and will enable compliance with a growing...

2014-10-06 08:22:15

DuPont Distribution Spans United States and Reaches 40 Countries in Europe, Middle-East and Africa WILMINGTON, Del., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kathryn K. McCord, global business director, DuPont Fluorochemicals, said the following today about the automotive industry's movement toward HFO-1234yf: "DuPont continues to see rapid transition to HFO-1234yf refrigerant for automotive air conditioning, and we expect to see the refrigerant in 3 million cars by the end of 2014, with that...

2014-10-02 12:30:39

Solstice® Propellant delivers significant performance, safety and environmental benefits MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that its low-global-warming propellant, Solstice(®) Propellant, is being used in a new diaper rash aerosol treatment for infants, toddlers and adults. Mission Pharmacal Co., a U.S. manufacturer of diaper rash ointments, is using Solstice Propellant in its new line of Dr. Smith's(®)-brand diaper rash...

2014-09-17 16:22:31

Company utilizes environmentally friendly propellant technology for new zinc oxide aerosol spray products. SAN ANTONIO, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The White House convened a group of public and private industry leaders yesterday to discuss ways to curb emissions of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs). As the only invited company to represent a consumer brand, Mission Pharmacal Company participated in the White House Industry Leadership Roundtable discussion to share information on the...

2014-09-16 12:21:09

Expanded capacity to produce new low-global-warming materials driving reductions, with support from proposed regulations; announcement made at White House event MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that it will increase production of its low-global-warming-potential (GWP) refrigerants, insulation materials, aerosols and solvents, and, prior to 2020, will drive a 50 percent reduction in its annual production of high-GWP...

2014-04-11 23:22:24

BlueDevil Products announces the sixth installment of its popular Product Spotlight series featuring its highly successful Red Angel AC Stop Leak. Charleston, SC (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 Summer time is just around the corner… finally! As drivers across the country start to make vacation plans, many may want to check out their vehicle’s A/C system for optimum performance. If your vehicle is blowing warmer air than normal, you more than likely have a leak somewhere in your A/C system....

2014-04-10 11:15:33

The refrigerant R1234yf is being considered for use in air conditioning systems in cars. LMU chemists now show that, in the event of a fire, it releases the highly poisonous carbonyl fluoride, and urge that its safety be reassessed. According to EU guidelines, the new compound R1234yf should in future be used as the refrigerant in air-conditioning systems for automobiles. But the compound is inflammable, and LMU chemists have now shown that combustion of the cooling agent leads to the...

2014-04-08 23:30:43

Global Eco Innovations agrees to represent A. S. Trust & Holdings to identify distributors throughout Asia for multiblend hydrocarbon refrigerants. Kaneohe, Hawaii (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Global Eco Innovations Co. Ltd. Japan (GEIJ) (http://www.gei-jp.com), an energy-savings sales and consulting company in Tokyo, Japan, has agreed to represent A.S. Trust & Holdings, developer of the climate-friendly hydrocarbon refrigerants R441A and R443A, in creating a network of distributors in...

2014-04-08 12:21:40

DUBLIN, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/bfhdkk/global_automotive) has announced the addition of the "Global Automotive Thermal Systems Market" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/bfhdkk/global_automotive ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The analysts forecast the Global Automotive Thermal Systems market to grow at a CAGR of 6 percent...

2014-04-04 23:42:40

First to market in reclaiming R-1234yf refrigerant for the automobile industry. Brentwood, TN (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Early this year the Mobile Air Conditioning Society (MACS) Training Event and Tradeshow provided an update on the state of the introduction of the latest refrigerant R-1234yf to the American auto industry. According to this article from VehicleServicepros.com “Aftermarket shops at some point will need to invest in recovery, recycle, and recharge (RRR) machines that will...


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