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CPSC Announces Recall of Furnaces in California

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Originally issued July 9, 2001, Last Revised July 11, 2006 Release # 01-189 Furnace Recall Hotline: (877) 347-6456 CPSC Consumer Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: Ken Giles, (301) 504-7052 Note: model number added and settlement of private litigation announced. Opportunity for remedy from litigation for the Consolidated, Premier, Addison and Weatherking…
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What You Should Know about Refrigerants When Purchasing or Repairing

Background: Ban on Production and Imports of Ozone-Depleting Refrigerants In 1987 the Montreal Protocol, an international environmental agreement, established requirements that began the worldwide phaseout of ozone-depleting CFCs (chlorofluorocarbons). These requirements were later modified, leading to the phaseout in 1996 of CFC production in all developed nations. In 1992 the Montreal Protocol was amended to…
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