December 2012 Declaration by the European Commission
“At the TCMV, the Commission explained the state of play of implementation of Directive 2006/40/EC on mobile air conditioning (MAC), which will enter into force, in all its effects, on 1 January 2013. This Directive bans, de facto, the use of current refrigerant R134a in newly type-approved vehicles because of its impact on Climate Change (global warming potential (GWP) of … Continue reading
July 2012 Auto Service Praxis Article
German magazine “Auto Service Praxis” covers international car companies’ response to delivery of HFO-1234yf.
March 2012 Autofachmann Article
The special interest magazine “autofachmann” reports HFO-1234yf is safe.
February 2012 Coming to Your Car Air Conditioner: HFO-1234yf – ABC News
Coming to Your Car Air Conditioner: HFO-1234yf
February 2012 EPA Approves New Coolant for Car Air Conditioning Systems
EPA Approves New Coolant for Car Air Conditioning Systems
February 2012 Cadillac XTS first U.S. car with R-1234yf A/C
Cadillac XTS will be the first U.S. car with an R-1234yf air-conditioning system.
December 2011 Fireworkers Magazine
The German Association of voluntary fireworkers: the refrigerant Solstice™ yf is not an additional risk.
November 2011 Auto Service Praxis Article
German special interest magazine “Auto Service Praxis” reports on the filling of a car air conditioner with HFO-1234yf.
June 2011 The German Fireworkers Associations position on safety standards of refrigerant HFO-1234yf
In conversations with the VDA, Members of the German Fireworkers’ Association could gain insight and are now convinced that the new refrigerant R 1234yf has the same safety standards as R 134a.
February 2010 Honeywell and BAM refute risky HFO-1234yf claims
Tests by third-party global experts in automobile safety have concluded that the use of HFO-1234yf does not pose a significant flammability risk.