ChemSec PFAS F-gases

PFAS F-gases Added to ChemSec’s Hazardous Chemical List 

ChemSec (The International Chemical Secretariat), a nonprofit organization funded by the Swedish government, has updated its SIN (Substitute It Now) List of hazardous chemicals to include f-gases that are considered per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), or “forever chemicals.” These f-gases fall under the definition of PFAS set by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development…

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Natural Refrigerants European Commission

ATMO EUROPE: ‘Choose Natural Refrigerants if You Can,’ Says European Commission Representative

Bente Tranholm-Schwartz, Deputy Head of Unit at DG Climate Action at the European Commission (EC), pointed to natural refrigerants as the way forward in Europe in view of the likely stricter EU F-gas Regulation and upcoming REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals) regulation of PFAS chemicals that is targeting f-gases. She made those…

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