Refrigeration the odd man out in CFC phase-out

Bringing forward a ban on CFCs and methyl chloroform to the end of 1994 would be generally feasible in cleaning applications, according to a study for the Department of Trade and Industry. But a second study found that the refrigeration sector has made little progress in phasing out CFCs, and needs drastically to improve its recycling record if it is to avoid a serious shortfall in CFC supplies.

The studies were commissioned in preparation for two crucial policy decisions on ozone-depleting chemicals. The first is due in November, when the phase-out deadline for CFCs and methyl chloroform under the global Montreal Protocol is set to be brought forward to 1 January 1996 (see pp 36-37 ). Soon afterwards, EC

Please sign in or register to continue.

Sign in to continue reading

Having trouble signing in?

Contact Customer Support at
report@ends.co.uk
or call 020 8267 8120

Subscribe for full access

or Register for limited access

Already subscribe but don't have a password?
Activate your web account here