chlorofluorocarbon

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The work suggests that about half of the ozone hole's recent shrinkage resulted from a drop in chlorofluorocarbons in the atmosphere; the remainder stemmed from weather changes.
The Commission, furthermore, specifies that the sale of metered dose inhalers containing chlorofluorocarbons listed in Annex I of the decision is banned when the competent authority of one of these markets believes that the use of this type of inhaler destined for these markets is not essential.
These contain gases such as Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) and HCFCs, used for the coolant and insulation.
The heater uses carbon dioxide as a refrigerant instead of chlorofluorocarbons, which are commonly used in such devises.
Later, other scientists showed that pollutants called chlorofluorocarbons also damage the ozone layer.
On the other hand, some chlorofluorocarbons inevitably drifted upward into the atmosphere and there they encountered the ozone layer.
In a nutshell, I learned that leading atmospheric theorists agree that, because of man-made chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs), the average amount of ozone in the stratosphere between the far northern and far southern latitudes had been declining at a steady rate of roughly three percent per decade since 1978.
However, over the past decade, worldwide concern has developed about the harmful effects of chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) and similar compounds on the stratospheric ozone layer.
Nilodor is one of the first companies to offer the sanitary supply industry an afrosol odor counteractant low in Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs), materials that affect the creation of smog, and fee of Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs), 1,1,1 Trichloroethane and Chlorination, which are linked to the depletion of the ozone layer.
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Project objectives : Destruction of chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs), which are major ozone depleting substances; poverty reduction through the creation of jobs.
Poland may continue to use chlorofluorocarbons (CFC) in existing military applications, the European Commission said on January 12 when waving through an exemption from EU legislation on ozone-depleting substances for the Polish navy.
A magnetic-cooling system could also be less polluting than current systems because it wouldn't use environmentally harmful chemicals, such as ammonia or chlorofluorocarbons.
Redesigned asthma inhalers are being introduced as manufacturers begin phasing out the ozone-depleting chlorofluorocarbons that once helped propel asthma drugs into the lungs.