2019 – an important step in the HFC phase-down under the Montreal Protocol

by Martin Parsons, Gulf Regional Business Leader at 3M 2019 marks an important milestone in the Kigali Amendment and the Montreal Protocol, in phasing down hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) used in many industries, including fire protection. The newly amended Montreal Protocol will…

3M helps customers meet new Montreal Protocol requirements

Global agreement impacts use of HFC-based fire suppression systems and is expected to prompt even faster transition to alternatives 3M, the science-based technology company, has announced its support for the latest update to the Montreal Protocol agreement, which directly impacts…

Lessons from the past provide guidance for tomorrow

Despite the effectiveness of halons in suppressing fire, they were phased out of production by the 1987 Montreal Protocol due to their high ozone depletion potential. Many countries complying with the Montreal Protocol banned halons consistent with the dates outlined…

Is time running out for HFCs?

A look at the regulatory landscape in fire suppression and drivers for sustainable alternatives. As our collective understanding of the impacts of climate change increases, the use of high global warming potential (GWP) substances is coming under increasing scrutiny, with…

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