Halon alternatives

Published on August 11, 2004
Halon Alternatives Research Corporation
HARC is a non-profit trade association formed in 1989 to promote the development and approval of environmentally acceptable halon alternatives. HARC serves as a facilitating organization and information clearinghouse on issues related to halon replacement, halon recycling, and halon regulation.

United Nations Ozone Secretariat
Arranged as a FAQ on ozone, U.N. scientists discuss this environmental problem with a global perspective.

UNEP Halons Technical Options Committee
This is the Web Site of the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel (TEAP) of the Montreal Protocol. The Montreal Protocol, administered by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), is the international agreement to preserve the Stratospheric Ozone Layer that protects the earth from harmful radiation. This site provides technical information related to the alternative technologies that have been investigated and employed to make it possible to virtually eliminate use of the chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) and halons that harm the ozone layer.