hydrobromofluorocarbon


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hydrobromofluorocarbon

[‚hī·drə‚brō·mō‚flu̇r·ō′kär·bən]
(organic chemistry)
A compound consisting of hydrogen, bromine, fluorine, and carbon. Abbreviated HBFC.
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It applies more specifically to producing, importing, exporting, marketing, using, recovering, recycling, regenerating and destroying chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs), other fully halogenated chlorofluorocarbons, halons, carbon tetrachloride, 1,1,1-trichloroethane, hydrobromofluorocarbons and hydrochlorofluorocarbons.
In accordance with Regulation 2037/00/EC on substances that deplete the ozone layer, the production of chlorofluorocarbons, other fully halogenated chlorofluorocarbons, halons, carbon tetrachloride, 1,1,1-trichloro-ethane and hydrobromofluorocarbons is prohibited except for permitted essential uses.
The Decision covers Group I CFCs (11,12,113, 114 and 115), Group II substances (other fully halogenated CFCs), Group III halons, carbon tetrachloride (Group IV), 1,1,1-trichloroethane (Group V), methyl bromide (Group VI), hydrobromofluorocarbons (Group VII) and hydrochlorofluorocarbons (Group VIII).