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Arkema to build production capacity for the novel refrigerant gas HFO-1234yf

1:14 PM MDT | September 4, 2013 | Ian Young

Arkema says it has decided to go ahead with plans to build production capacity for the novel, low global warming potential, refrigerant gas hydrofluoroolefin (HFO)-1234yf with an anticipated start-up in 2016. The program, based on proprietary technology developed by Arkema, will be in two phases: the first will be in Asia and the second in Europe. Site locations were not disclosed. The European Commission has selected HFO-1234yf as the substitute for hydrofluorocarbon (HFC)-134a as the standard refrigerant used in car air-conditioning systems in the European...

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