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2014-10-21 12:22:28

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The allegations outlined in the Statement of Objections are baseless and conflict with the EU's own laws that encourage collaboration on development. Honeywell is confident that our practices are consistent with the law and that the Commission will conclude that we acted in full compliance with European Union competition rules. By collaborating on expensive and risky development, Honeywell and DuPont were able to develop HFO-1234yf...

2014-10-21 12:21:08

WILMINGTON, Del., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thierry F.J. Vanlancker, president, DuPont Chemicals & Fluoroproducts, said the following about the European Commission's Statement of Objections: "DuPont has complied at all times with applicable laws in its development and commercialization of HFO-1234yf, and we plan to defend vigorously against the Commission's allegations and preliminary conclusions. This is one step in a long process, and while it may take years to be resolved,...

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...

2014-09-16 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...

2014-04-10 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 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...

2014-03-07 12:21:22

Latest independent study, by Joint Research Centre, builds on vast body of testing and safety evaluations by industry experts, automakers and government agencies MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that the European Commission's top scientific and technical body has concluded that Honeywell's new low-global-warming-potential mobile air conditioning refrigerant, HFO-1234yf, is safe for use in automobiles, marking the final word...

2014-02-03 08:20:59

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report concludes that HFO-1234yf has a global warming potential that is less than 1 MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), a scientific body established by the United Nations, has confirmed that Honeywell's new low-global-warming automobile refrigerant, HFO-1234yf, has a global warming potential (GWP) that is less than 1, below that...


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