DuPont Refrigerants announced on June 11 that it had completed a five-year effort to achieve the shutdown of a suspected trader of counterfeit refrigerants in the United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.).
In a statement, the company said the trader’s activities were linked to gases found in Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and Jordan. According to the statement, “In late 2007, Kemya House International (KHI) was identified as a suspected trader of counterfeit refrigerants in a market survey. In 2008, purchases were made on behalf of DuPont in the U.A.E., and DuPont confirmed the goods as counterfeits.