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Pesticide Registration

PRN 93-4: Ban on Aerosol Products Containing CFCs and HCFCs under the Clean Air Act

This notice alerts pesticide registrants to a rule under the Clean Air Act banning distribution and sale of aerosol and pressurized products, including pesticide products, that contain chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs). In addition,. this notice alerts registrants to the ban on sale or distribution of aerosol and pressurized products containing hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs). The HCFC ban is effective January 1, 1994. The CFC ban is effective January 17, 1994. After those dates, no person may distribute or sell such products in interstate commerce, including import and export of banned products. There is no ban on use of products already in the hands of users. 

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