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Phase-out of ozone-depleting substances
and fluorinated greenhouse gases in the Russian Federation

Component “HCFC Phase Out in the Foam Sector”

HCFC Phase Out in the Foam Sector


The Project intends HCFCs phase out in the foam production sector (sandwich-panels and preinsulated tubes). Using cyclopentane as an alternative to HCFC-141b and HCFC-22 will be tested at 3 or 4 production facilities, such technological conversion being made through purchase of new or modernization of existing equipment.

Besides, as an alternative to HCFC-141b, hydrocarbons, liquid carbon dioxide, water and methyl formate are offered.

When phasing-out HCFCs at system houses environmentally safe substances are suggested for use