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DEFRA Guidance on F gas: guidance for users, producers and traders

The Department Environment, Food and Rural Affairs published a number of papers which offer guidance to industry in the event of a “no deal BREXIT scenario”. One of these papers provides guidance to user, producers and traders of F gas.

Fluorinated gases (F-gases) are artificial gases. There are four types: hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), perfluorocarbons (PFCs), sulphur hexafluoride (SF6) and nitrogen trifluoride (NF3). The most widely used are HFCs, which account for about 95% of F-gas emissions. HFCs are mainly used as refrigerants in refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pump applications

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