The parliamentarian was particularly focused on heat pumps during his address at the ATMO Europe Summit, warning that PFAS could undermine progress within the sector.
Arctic ice studies and other research point to growth of TFA, widely considered a PFAS, in the environment.
Managing the existing HFC bank is the latest proposed AIM Act regulation following HFC phase down and technology transition rules.
At the OEWG45, experts explained the problem of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, including f-gases and TFA, to delegates.
The piecemeal approach to regulating PFAS does not prevent ongoing pollution by many chemicals, noted Robert Sussman.
But PEER is continuing its lawsuit to determine why EPA used that PFAS definition.
Stakeholders can provide feedback on the bill through July 3.
The GWP of a number of commonly used f-gas refrigerants has increased between the IPCC’s assessment reports published in 2007 and 2021.
ATMOsphere will convene PFAS experts at the Montreal Protocol meeting to explain the European approach to the PFAS Restriction Proposal.
The webinar on June 28 will provide guidance to companies operating with natural refrigerants on how to join ECHA’s PFAS consultation and provide information.