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With the EU F-Gas Regulation and HFC phase down, the pressure on HFCs, particularly when they have a high GWP, has considerably increased. Refrigerants have become precious goods. They are essential for the safe and reliable operation of your business – just as medicine can be essential for your life. Therefore, you cannot afford to take any risk.

This leaflet, put together by AREA, ASERCOM, EFCTC and EPEE, gives a brief overview on the key criteria to distinguish safe sources from illegal ones and is designed to help you recognize illegal refrigerants.