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CFC

abbr.
chlorofluorocarbon

chlorofluorocarbon

(klōr″ō-floor″ō-kar′bŏn) [ chloro- + fluorocarbon],

CFC

A fluorinated hydrocarbon, formerly used in metered dose inhalers as a propellant gas. CFCs accumulate in and damage the ozone layer of the stratosphere.
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Example 2: Assume the same facts as Example 1, except that Foreign Partnership (FP) holds the CFC stock.
As of the mid-1990s, some 20,000 tons of CFCs were being traded through black market channels, according to the EIA.
There are CFC groups in most major centres across Canada.
But the persistent trade in illegal CFCs is only one sign that ozone recovery is far from a sure thing.
According to the Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Institute, the number of centrifugal chillers still using CFCs is chilling
CFC educational efforts will later be extended to warehousing and distribution operations.
For instance, the EPA banned the use of CFCs as propellants in most, but not all, aerosol sprays in 1978.
Complications arise when a CFC employs a branch or branches to perform sales or manufacturing activities for the CFC outside the country where the CFC was created or organized.
Petersburg University in Russia and his colleagues, suggested that volcanoes account for a large proportion of the CFCs in the atmosphere.
954-3(b)(3) confirms that the branch rule applies only to treat the branch of the CFC "parent" as a discrete CFC for purposes of determining FBCS income.
Attorney General Janet Reno also vowed that the Clinton administration will expand a crackdown on illegal imports of the chlorofluorocarbons, or CFCs, including the type commonly known by the brand name Freon.
CFCs are not supposed to be manufactured after December 31st, but DuPont and Allied Signal, the main suppliers, have already stopped manufacturing both CFC's R-11 and R-12, the refrigerants most widely used since the middle of the century for large buildings, food storage and automobiles.