Record Display for the EPA National Library CatalogRECORD NUMBER: 1 OF 37
|Main Title||Aerosols, Sterilants and Miscellaneous Uses of CFCs.|
|CORP Author||United Nations Environment Programme, Montreal (Canada).;Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC.|
|Publisher||30 Jun 89|
|Additional Subjects||Aerosols ; Sterilants ; Alternatives ; Material substitution ; Materials replacement ; Chlorofluorocarbons ; Sterilization ; Refrigerants ; Propellants ; Medical equipment ; Utilization ; Global aspects ; Physical properties ; Hydrocarbons ; Air pollution abatement ; Ozone depletion ; Global warming ; Use patterns|
CFCs have been used extensively in aerosol products, mainly as a propellant but also as a solvent and as the active ingredient in the product. There is a wide variety of alternatives available as substitutes for CFCs in aerosols. The optimal choice varies with the product under consideration. Each alternative has its own unique set of properties such as solvency, performance characteristics, costs, etc.