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Fluorocarbons

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Part of the The Handbook of Environmental Chemistry book series (HEC, volume 3 / 3A)

Abstract

“Fluorocarbons” is a term used to designate partially or completely halogenated alkanes containing fluorine, and with one or more, but primarily 1 and 2, C atoms. The general formula is
$${C_n}{H_{2n + 2 - x - y}}C{l_x}{F_y}, where x + y \leqslant 2n + 2.$$

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Atmospheric Environment Ozone Depletion Lower Atmosphere Stratospheric Ozone Ozone Formation 
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  1. 1.Hoechst AktiengesellschaftFrankfurt am MainFederal Republic of Germany

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