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India launches phase-out plan of the harmful refrigerant HCFC

Source: Economic Times, Date: , 2017

Economic Times, New Delhi, Mar, 2017 :Adhering to its global commitment, India on Monday launched the country's latest plan to phase-out one of the key refrigerants - Hydro chlorofluorocarbon (HCFC) - under its ultimate goal to end use of harmful ozone-depleting substances (ODS) by switching over to non-ozone depleting and low global warming potential technologies. Though the fresh plan is meant for the 2017-23 period, the final goal is to phase out consumption and manufacturing of this ozone-depleting refrigeration under an accelerated plan by 2030. The HCFC is currently used in various sectors including refrigeration, air-conditioning and foam manufacturing.

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