Chemours has signed an agreement with Arkema to distribute the XP40 (R449A) refrigerant in Europe with an eye to meet demand for lower GWP products.

The manufacturer has said that XP40 is being sought by supermarkets, retailers and other contractors as a “refrigerant of choice” for retrofit and new equipment.

Chemours claimed that adoption of the gas is desired due to its improved environmental performance that can reduce GWP by over 65 per cent when compared to existing products on the market.

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