Chemistry: The Central Science (13th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321910419
ISBN 13: 978-0-32191-041-7

Chapter 18 - Chemistry of the Environment - Additional Exercises - Page 808: 18.67


CFCs are non-flammable and chemically stable compounds having boiling points near 0 Degree Centigrade, which make them ideal coolants to be used in refrigerators and Air Conditioners. However, they are capable of initiating a chain reaction in stratosphere in the presence of sunlight which leads to ozone depletion.

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