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Review of CFC-12 Distributed Emissions from the Global Emissions Inventory Activity (GEIA)
Entry ID: GEIA_CFC12

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Abstract: CFC-12 (CCl2F2, dichlorodifluoromethane) is now used primarily within
refrigeration and air conditioning systems as the working fluid. Some material
is released into the atmosphere when these systems are first filled but the
bulk of the losses occur subsequently during maintenance, or as the result of
accidental damage or when the equipment is finally removed from service ... View entire text
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Description: Access to CFC-12 emissions data and documentation

Description: GEIA Project Home Page
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: A. McCulloch
Dataset Title: Review of CFC-12: Metadata on Distributed Emissions
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, CO
Dataset Publisher: Global Emissions Inventory Activity
Version: Version 1
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1930-01-01
Stop Date: 2000-12-31
Data Resolution
Temporal Resolution: annual
Data Set Progress
Originating Center
Data Center
Global Emissions Inventory Activity, International Global Atmospheric Chemistry, International Geosphere-Biosphere Program Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: 303-442-6866
Fax: 303-442-6958
Email: Paulette at
Contact Address:
GEIA Center
Panorama Pathways
2385 Panorama Avenue
City: Boulder
Province or State: Colorado
Postal Code: 80304
Country: USA
Distribution Media: online www
Fees: none
Email: archie at
Contact Address:
ICI Chemicals & Polymers Ltd.
Safety and Environment Department
City: Runcorn
Province or State: Cheshire
Postal Code: WA7 4QD
Country: United Kingdom
AFEAS (Alternative Fluorocarbons Environmental Acceptability Study) Production,
Sales and Atmospheric Releases of Fluorocarbons through 2000, AFEAS, Arlington,
VA, USA, 2001 (see

Fraser P. and S. Montzka, Controlled Substances and Other Source Gases, Ch. 1
of Scientific Assessment of Ozone Depletion: 2002, in preparation, WMO, Geneva,
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2004-10-25
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-24