How to find a substitute cleaner for ozone-depleting chemicals
The EPA production ban an ozone-depleting chemicals begins Jan. 1, 1996.
This includes the solvent cleaners chlorofluorocarbon-113 [CFC-113] and 1,1,1-trichloroethane, also known as methyl chloroform. This article is intended for companies using vapor degreasers or CFCs to clean their products. The article reviews the history of the EPA ban, who enacted it, and why it was necessary. It also presents information on how to prepare for the ban and how to select substitutes for ozone depleters.