"Using these proven protocols, the initial SAE CRP in 2007, which was sponsored by 15 global automakers, including all leading German automakers, major suppliers and 18 international, independent research institutes, found HFO-1234yf to be safe. The SAE, however, went further this year, convening a CRP sponsored by 11 automakers on three continents, which looked at an even broader set of data, including test results from Daimler. Based on this second exhaustive evaluation, it again determined HFO-1234yf is safe. (See the latest SAE report at http://www.sae.org/standardsdev/tsb/cooperative/executivesummary.pdf.)
"Automakers had six years to prepare to comply with the MAC Directive. Those automakers who prepared for the law have proven that they can safely incorporate HFO-1234yf into their vehicle designs.
"Honeywell continues to stand firmly behind the safety of HFO-1234yf, and it will continue to supply its customers to enable them to comply with the MAC Directive."
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