Research on chlorofluorocarbons designated a chemical landmark – C&EN
Until Rowland and Molina’s discovery, CFCs had been widely used as refrigerant gases and as propellants in aerosol sprays. Being chemically inert, they were a welcome alternative to the toxic and flammable compounds previously used in refrigeration and air-conditioning systems, such as ammonia, chloromethane, propane, and sulfur dioxide.
CENTRO MARIO MOLINA PARA ESTUDIOS ESTRATÉGICOS
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