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SAE to reassess safety of HFC replacement

10:36 AM MST | December 24, 2012 | —Kara Sissell

SAE International (Warrendale, PA), a global group that sets voluntary technical standards for the automotive sector, says it is conducting an updated engineering review of the refrigerant R-1234yf for use in automobile air-conditioning systems. SAE’s initial review was completed in 2009 and found R-1234yf is a safe and acceptable refrigerant. The reassessment, due for completion in February, will ensure that newly identified information from each of the original equipment manufacturers is incorporated, SAE says. Honeywell, which markets the refrigerant as...

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