Tag: Hydrocarbon refrigerants

Enviro-Safe website

Refrigerant company Enviro-Safe has been fined $US300,000 and agreed to stop marketing and selling non-compliant, unapproved hydrocarbon refrigerants as substitutes for ozone-depleting substances in the United States. Under the consent decree, Enviro-Safe must also include warning on the packaging, website listings and marketing materials for its flammable refrigerants stating that the product is “flammable to Continue reading US hydrocarbon refrigerant company cops $300K fine

Perth truck HC explosion: how it happened

Example how two truck occupants came to be seriously injured by hydrocarbon refrigerant escaping into their cabin and igniting as they drove down a suburban street in Perth, has been revealed in a report produced during an independent investigation of the incident. The explosion happened on April 28 this year, exactly five months after the Continue reading Perth truck HC explosion: how it happened

Hydrocarbon refrigerant demonstration

Workshops using hydrocarbon refrigerants in vehicle air-conditioning systems could be pursued by insurance companies if any damage to a vehicle is caused by the use of flammable gases. This is in addition to the myriad possible refrigerant handling or occupational health and safety infringements that could occur during the process of filling an air-conditioning system Continue reading Insurance headache for hydrocarbon refrigerants