General Information


Review the appropriate MSDS to verify product identification, decomposition products and
potential health and safety effects. The “general information on halon” contained in this
Guideline and attached MSDS refrigerant and MSDS Halon may also be helpful.

A Summary of the Kyoto Protocol
Powerful, complicated...and taking root

Information below was sourced from the United Nations website -


ASTM International, formerly known as the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM), is a globally recognized leader in the development and delivery of international voluntary consensus standards. Today, some 12,000 ASTM standards are used around the world to improve product quality, enhance safety, facilitate market access and trade, and build consumer confidence.

ASTM's leadership in international standards development is driven by the contributions of its members: more than 30,000 of the world's top technical experts and business professionals representing 135 countries. Working in an open and transparent process and using ASTM's advanced electronic infrastructure, ASTM members deliver the test methods, specifications, guides, and practices that support industries and governments worldwide.

ASTM industry standards that A-Gas RemTec fire protection agents and refrigerants meet.


AHRI administers the following AHRI Certification Programs that test and certify the performance of HVACR and water heating equipment.

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