Arkema Inc. announces that its Forane® 449B (R-449B) refrigerant has been approved by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for use in multiple refrigeration applications under their Significant New Alternatives Policy (SNAP) program. This approval allows Forane® 449B refrigerant to be installed in new and retrofit R-22 and R-404A commercial refrigeration supermarket systems, remote condensing units, low-temperature stand-alone equipment, refrigerated food processing and dispensing equipment, commercial ice machines, and refrigerated transport.
Arkema Inc.’s Fluorochemicals Group congratulates Dr. Robert (Bob) Syvret on being named an American Chemistry Society Fellow in the 2016 Class. The American Chemical Society (ACS) Fellows Program was created by the ACS Board of Directors in December 2008 to recognize members of ACS for outstanding achievements in and contributions to science, the profession, and the Society. Bob Syvret was one of only 57 members to be recognized for outstanding contributions to the science and profession and service to the ACS community.