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Chapter 11, Problem 33E
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How has the average consumer felt the most direct impact of the ban on CFCs?

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Interpretation:

The effect of the ban on CFCs on the average consumer is to be explained.

Concept Introduction:

HCFCs and CFCs are a class of inert compounds of carbon, chlorine, and fluorine. They are quite useful for many applications. But the inertness of HCFCs has an environmental effect because of the presence of chlorine, causing ozone-layer depletion. However, due to the presence of hydrogen, they are more reactive and less environmentally degrading than CFCs. These compounds have major application in the refrigerator and air conditioner industries, as well as electronics industries.

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CFCs have major application in the refrigerator and air conditioner industries as well as the electronics industry. The ban on CFCs has not affected the average consumers much, because the refrigerator and air conditione...

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