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Update on illegal HFC trade in Europe

An EIA investigation highlights the different smuggling routes used to illegally import HFCs into Europe and shows which refrigerants are most frequently sold in this way. 

As part of the F-Gas regulation, the European Union must reduce the use of gases with a high global warming potential (GWP). Following the ban on HCFC and CFC gases, HFCs must also be drastically reduced, with some key milestones. In particular, from January 1, 2020, fluorinated gases with a GWP ...

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