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Motor Vehicle Air Conditioning

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Point-of-Sale Brochure Available: New Climate-Friendly MVAC Refrigerants

Section 609 Fact Sheet Available

Case Study: Motor Vehicle Air Conditioning Servicing among Tribal Technicians

EPA has issued regulations under Section 609 of the Clean Air Act establishing standards and requirements regarding the servicing of motor vehicle air conditioners (MVAC).

(Note: The handling and recycling of refrigerants used in stationary refrigeration and air-conditioning are governed under Section 608 of the Clean Air Act.) This page provides fact sheets describing and recent regulations related to Section 609 as well as links to other related topics:

Fact Sheets

Case Studies

Regulations and Federal Register Notices

Final Rule (July 14, 1992; 57 FR 31242)

May 2, 1995 Standard for CFC-12 Recover-Only Equipment

December 30, 1997 Final Rule on Handling of CFC-12 Substitutes

November 2007 Direct Final Rule on MVAC Refrigerant Recovery and Recycling Equipment Standards

Fact Sheet (PDF) (1 page, 20kb, About PDF)
HTML Version and Print Version (PDF) (10 pp, 225kb, About PDF)

June 2008 Direct Final Rule on Revision of MVAC Refrigerant Recovery Only Equipment Standards

Fact Sheet (PDF) (1 page, 20kb, About PDF)
HTML Version and Print Version (PDF) (6 pp, 127kb, About PDF)

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