A chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) is an organic compound that contains only carbon,
chlorine, and fluorine, produced as a volatile derivative of methane, ethane, and
Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) are nontoxic, nonflammable chemicals containing
atoms of carbon, chlorine, and fluorine. They are used in the manufacture of ...
Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs), hydrofluorocarbons (HCFCs) and halons destroy
the earth's protective ozone layer, which shields the earth from harmful ultraviolet
CFCs or chlorofluorocarbons are organic compounds that found large scale
application in refrigerants few decades ago. However, it was found out that CFCs
Chlorofluorocarbons or CFCs (also known as Freon) are non-toxic, non-
flammable and non-carcinogenic. They contain fluorine atoms, carbon atoms and
Other CFCs are released into the atmosphere by the industries that produce and
use them and products containing them. CFCs do not have any known natural ...
Man-made CFCs are the main cause of stratospheric ozone depletion. CFCs
have a lifetime of about 20 to 100 years, and consequently one free chlorine
This lesson covers the properties and uses of CFCs and will explain some of the
unintended consequences of CFCs. This lesson will also cover...
The chlorofluorocarbons (or CFCs for short) have recently received a great deal
of attention, and notoriety, as a result of being implicated in the destruction of the
Feb 24, 2012 ... The Montreal Protocol led to a global phase-out of most substances that deplete
the ozone layer, such as chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs). A happy ...