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July 12, 2016

​Latest Research from Chemours Shows Bright Future for Opteon™ Refrigerants

Chemours Showcases Latest Low Global Warming Potential, Hydrofluoro-olefin Refrigerant Innovations at 2016 Purdue Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Conference

 

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June 16, 2016

Chemours Receives U.S. EPA SNAP Listing for Opteon™ XP30

Refrigerant Provides Optimal Low Global Warming Potential Solution for New and Retrofit Chiller Applications

 

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May 2, 2016

Chemours Announces Major Investments in New U.S. HFO-1234yf Plant

Innovative Opteon™ YF Process in Corpus Christi to Triple Chemours’ World-Leading Capacity

 

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March 1, 2016

Opteon™ XL55 Receives Preliminary ASHRAE Classification of R-452B

Low GWP R-410A Replacement Successfully Completes Flammability and Toxicity Review​

 

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February 19, 2016

Opteon™ XP40 Wins 2016 ACR News ‘Environmental Project of the Year’ Award

Chemours and Partners Honored for Use of Low GWP Opteon™ XP40 in Convenience Store

 

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January 25, 2016

Opteon™ XP40 (R-449A) and Opteon™ XP44 (R-452A) Approved by Tecumseh as Acceptable Alternatives to R-404A

Tecumseh is in the process of releasing a full line of R449A compressors and associated condensing units for Low, Medium and High temperature commercial refrigeration applications

 

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January 25, 2016

Opteon™ Refrigerants Increasingly Selected by Leading Global OEMs

Johnson Controls, Smardt Chiller Group and Multiaqua Choose Opteon™ refrigerants as Low GWP Refrigerant Solutions

 

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January 20, 2016

Johnson Controls Advances Environmental Sustainability with Chiller Platforms Compatible with Low GWP Opteon™ Refrigerants

Johnson Controls progresses with White House CEQ commitment to provide a chiller portfolio compatible with Opteon™ XP10 (513A) a safe, non-flammable, low-GWP refrigerant

 

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December 7, 2015

Adoption of Opteon Low GWP Refrigerants is Accelerating

Opteon XP40 Expected to be Used in More Than 1,000 Supermarkets by End of 2016

 

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November 13, 2015

Chemours Praises Critical Decision to Address Climate Change

U.N. Reaches Decision to Work within the Montreal Protocol to an HFC Amendment in 2016

 

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September 18, 2015

Chinese Government Tests R-134a from Local China Producers, Concludes 50% of the Samples Failed to meet Accepted Quality Standards

A recent quality check on different brands of R-134a refrigerant in the city of Guangzhou found that 50% failed to meet accepted standards.

 

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September 2, 2015

Chemours Unveils New Opteon™ XL55 Refrigerant, a Low GWP Replacement for R-410A in AC Systems

Chemours has unveiled further details of a new refrigerant blend to rival R-32 in the search for a lower GWP alternative to R-410A in air conditioning systems.

 

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August 31, 2015

Winthrop-Sears Medal Awarded to Dr. Mario Nappa of Chemours

Medal Recognizes Entrepreneurship that Revitalizes the Chemical Industry and Betters Humanity

 

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August 25, 2015

Chemours Announces the U.S. Commercialization of New Low Global Warming Potential Opteon™ Refrigerants

Available for Sale Now, Opteon™ XP40 (R-449A) and Opteon™ XP10 (R-513A) Will Replace Refrigerants SNAP Delisted by EPA in Commercial Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Applications

 

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August 14, 2015

Chemours to Lead Waste Heat Recovery Workshop at the 2015 International Congress of Refrigeration

The workshop featured presentations from industry partners around the new ground-breaking heating and power generation technologies enabled by Opteon™ MZ (R-1336mzz(Z)) low GWP working fluids

 

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April 14, 2015

Opteon™ XP44 Chosen by Carrier Transicold

Carrier Transicold announced they will offer R-452A (Opteon™ XP44) as a lower GWP option to R-404A

 

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March 31, 2015

Industry-Leading Opteon™ XP40 and XP10 Low Global Warming Potential Refrigerants Approved by Major Compressor Manufacturer

Emerson Climate Technologies Approves Opteon™ XP40 (R-449A) and XP10 (R-513A) for Use in Their Scroll and Semi-hermetic Compressors

 

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October 20, 2014

DuPont Fluorochemicals Continues Leadership to Address Climate Change

Company Expects New Family of Products will Reduce Greenhouse Gas Content of Refrigerants by 245 Million Tons CO2 Equivalent Worldwide by 2025

 

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September 16, 2014

DuPont Statement: White House Event Highlights the Feasibility of Phasing Down HFCs under the Proven Montreal Protocol Framework

Event Featured Examples of Innovation that Would Enable a Smooth Transition to New Alternatives with Dramatically Reduced Global Warming Potential

 

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July 15, 2014

DuPont Statement: EPA Proposed Rules Recognize Availability of Viable Low GWP Solutions

DuPont has Invested Significantly in Offerings that Enable the Transition to Low GWP Alternatives

 

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April 10, 2014

DuPont Fluorochemicals Announces Production Plans to Support the Introduction of a New Formacel™ Foam Expansion Agent with Low Global Warming Potential

Production of HFO-1336mzz Enables the Introduction of New Offerings Based on Breakthrough Technology

 

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February 11, 2014

DuPont Refrigerants Successfully Closes Illegal Counterfeit Case

Illegal Ozone-Depleting Substances Found in Counterfeit Investigation in Philippines

 

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February 10, 2014

DuPont Adds Further Security

In an effort to defeat counterfeiting DuPont has introduced further security measures on its refrigerant packaging.

 

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January 17, 2014

DuPont Refrigerants Introduces a Packaging Innovation to Protect Against Counterfeiting

New Solution Offers an Additional Way to Confirm Product is Genuine

 

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