Widely Used Coolants Contribute to Ozone Depletion

  • Released Thursday, October 22, 2015
  • ID: 12030

According to a new NASA study, a class of widely used chemical coolants known as hydrofluorocarbons (HFC), found in refrigerators and in home and automobile air conditioners, contributes to ozone depletion by a small but measurable amount, countering a decades-old assumption.
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