HFO-1234yf was the subject of comprehensive testing conducted by an SAE CRP from 2007 to 2009. That CRP, which was sponsored by 15 global automakers, including all leading German automakers, major suppliers and 18 international, independent research institutes, concluded that HFO-1234yf is safe for use in automobile applications.SAE initiated the latest CRP after Daimler raised questions about the refrigerant's flammability. SAE said its latest CRP's evaluation was expanded "with input from Daimler ... to realistically address" Daimler's concerns. SAE said the CRP also reviewed and analyzed extensive new data from automakers and used "conservative assumptions" to ensure its analysis "would be more likely to overestimate rather than underestimate the actual risks" of the refrigerant igniting.
World's Leading Automotive Engineering Organization And Eleven Global Automakers Conclude That Honeywell's Low-Global-Warming Refrigerant Is Safe For Use In Automobiles
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