Articles Tagged with ''counterfeit refrigerants''

Bitzer Addresses Counterfeiters

Counterfeiters Target Compressors, Spare Parts, Pressure Vessels

Bitzer said the problem has particularly been troublesome in Asia, as counterfeiters are going so far as to copy the company’s catalog data. 


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DuPont Snags Refrigerant Counterfeiter

T.A. Fresco Reprimanded for Selling Counterfeit Illegal DuPont Suva 134a

DuPont Refrigerants announced a successful settlement with T.A. Fresco regarding a case involving the packaging and sale of counterfeit illegal DuPont Suva 134a.


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Consequences of Counterfeit Refrigerants

Contractors Continue to Play Important Role in Curbing Illegal Refrigerants

Counterfeit and illegally imported refrigerants have existed under the surface of the HVACR industry for years. With hydrochlorofluorocarbon (HCFC)-22 increasing in price due to a government phase down, more and more fly-by-nighters are working to get their hands on the product any way they can.


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How to Cope with Refrigerant Contamination

White Paper Addresses Concerns
One issue concerning counterfeit refrigerants is the possibility of contamination in such systems. A major report on this has been published by the AHRI under the title: “Reports of R-134a Contaminated with R-40 and Other Refrigerants.”


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DuPont Completes Enforcement Action

Chinese Company Caught Using Counterfeit Refrigerant Cylinders

DuPont Refrigerants completed an enforcement action involving counterfeit refrigerants, resulting in the seizure of cylinders and packing in Hangzhou, China.


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