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06 Jul 2022 Position Paper

EFCTC Position Paper on the F-Gas Regulation

Supporting sustainable ambition and stronger enforcement of the F-gas Regulation to promote Europe’s transition towards decarbonization The European FluoroCarbons Technical Committee (EFCTC), repre...
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27 May 2022 EFCTC News

F-Gases Explained – a new guide from EFCTC

Everything you need to know about fluorinated gases, their role in decarbonising Europe and how they are regulated.
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10 Sep 2021 Press Release

What the EFCTC is doing to demonstrate that the REACH restriction on PFAS should not include F-gases

EFCTC received a positive response from other associations and downstream users following its webinar on F-gases as PFAS held on 3 September 2021. EFCTC urged the participants to submit a response to...
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10 Sep 2021 EFCTC News

How PFAS are defined by different organisations

In July 2021, five countries published their intention to propose a REACH restriction for PFAS based on the assessment of the information collected. The PFAS Registry of Intentions (RoI) by Denmark, G...
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20 Jul 2021 Press Release

Data gathered on F-gases to ensure REACH restrictions are workable for all industries

EFCTC notes the publication of the Registry of Intentions for a REACH- restriction by Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands, Norway, and Sweden and looks forward to working with the authorities to ensure...
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27 Apr 2021 EFCTC News

How trifluoroacetic acid from breakdown of some F-gases occurs in nature and is completely different to most PFAS

The UNEP Environmental Effects Assessment Panel (EEAP) in its latest 2021 scientific update includes a comprehensive summary for Trifluoroacetic acid (TFA) and points out that most PFAS have dif...
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26 Feb 2021 EFCTC News

Trifluoroacetic acid found in breakdown of F-gases poses no risk to human health or the environment

This assessment by the Environmental Effects Assessment Panel (EEAP) of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) provides the latest scientific update on a wide range of issues since their mos...
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02 Mar 2020 EFCTC News

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances: HFCs and HFOs a distinct subset

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (“PFASs”) covers a broad range of substances that have in common that they contain at least one perfluoralkyl moiety . Some subsets of PFASs have very persisten...
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