Accession Number : ADA301324

Title :   Flexible Urethane Foams and Chlorofluorocarbon Emissions,

Corporate Author : RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CA

Personal Author(s) : Mooz, William E. ; Quinn, Timothy

PDF Url : ADA301324

Report Date : JUN 1980

Pagination or Media Count : 76

Abstract : In 1974 a theory was advanced that postulated the depletion of the stratospheric ozone layer through reactions with chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) emissions on the earth. The results of this depletion could be changes in climate, and serious impacts on animal, vegetable, and human life. In response to this theory, aerosol uses of the CFC were essentially banned in the U.S. in 1978, and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) began a series of studies of the non-aerosol uses of the CFC. jg p.6

Descriptors :   *EMISSION, *HALOGENATED HYDROCARBONS, *FOAM, *URETHANES, DEPLETION, AEROSOLS, ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT, FLUORINE, HYDROCARBONS, CLIMATE, ANIMALS, EARTH(PLANET), OZONE LAYER, FLEXIBLE MATERIALS, CHLORINE, STRATOSPHERE.

Subject Categories : Organic Chemistry
      Environmental Health and Safety

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE