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CFC
 
abbreviation for
chlorofluorocarbon

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CFC  
Abbreviation of chlorofluorocarbon
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CFC (chlorofluorocarbon)

Chemical compounds originally developed for use in refrigeration systems, now used widely in industry. When released into the air, these compounds break down and release chlorine, which causes damage to the Earth's ozone layer and is responsible for creating the ozone hole.

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CFC
chlorofluorocarbon
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However, because of a wide range of exemptions, very few companies suffer a cfc charge.
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