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HYDROCHLORO-FLUOROCARBONS (HCFCS)

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French Equivalent: Hydrochlorofluorocarbones (HCFC)

Definition:
Hydrochloro-fluorocarbons (HCFCs) are compounds used as replacements for chloro—fluorocarbons (CFCs) in refrigeration because they are less active ozone depleters.

Source Publication:
Glossary of Environment Statistics, Studies in Methods, Series F, No. 67, United Nations, New York, 1997.

Statistical Theme: Environmental statistics

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Wednesday, March 05, 2003