The other ODS that have already been phased out in the country include chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) 11, 12, 113, 114, halon 1301 and 1211, carbon tetrachloride and methyl chloroforms.
What does MC stand for?
MC stands for Methyl Chloroform
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- Message Code
- Message Compiler (windows programming)
- Message Controller
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- MetaCard Corporation (maker of multimedia software tools)
- Metal Case (full metal jacket)
- Metal Clad
- Methodist Church
- Methyl Cellulose
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050 million tonnes of methyl chloroform can be assumed.
The downward trend is dominated by methyl chloroform, a relatively short-lived chemical that is expected to vanish from the atmosphere within a decade or so.
1993: * All products made on or after May 15 must contain highly visible warning labels with the words: "WARNING: Manufactured with (or contains) Methyl Chloroform (or the name of the ODS), a substance which harms public health and environment by destroying ozone in the upper atmosphere.
Also being eliminated are three other sources of damage to the ozone: hydrobrominated fluorocarbons, methyl chloroform and carbon tetrachloride (They've all got to go by 1996, just like CFCs).
We stopped using CFCs in our foam production plants in 1989; we will stop producing and selling methyl chloroform for emissive uses by December 1995; and we have developed a new blowing agent process for our customers who produce polystyrene foam products.
Until recently, silicone dispersions of this type were made by using solvents such as Freon or methyl chloroform (1, 1, 1-trichloroethane) as carriers for the elastomer.