Car service group warned of illegal refrigerant trade


BELGIUM: The EFCTC, the European refrigerant producers group, has written to European car service … regarding the illegal import of R134a that is used extensively for the servicing of existing car air conditioning systems. 

In the letter, the EFCTC asks that the organisations’ members are directed to seek … are perceptibly increasing and, as a consequence, are becoming a threat for implementation of the EU F-gas regulation and for the environment protection,” the EFCTC says. 

The letter also notes that sales … flammable products posing significant risks for their users as well as impurities that could damage the HVAC system in cars.” 

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