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  1. Standard member wolfgang59
    Infidel
    20 Aug '14 22:54
    Check your Carbon Tetrachloride containers are not leaking.
    Please!

    http://phys.org/news/2014-08-mysterious-source-ozone-depleting-chemical-baffles.html

    Where's it coming from? China?
  2. Standard member sonhouse
    Fast and Curious
    21 Aug '14 02:08
    Originally posted by wolfgang59
    Check your Carbon Tetrachloride containers are not leaking.
    Please!

    http://phys.org/news/2014-08-mysterious-source-ozone-depleting-chemical-baffles.html

    Where's it coming from? China?
    It's all those black market underground dry cleaners dumping their waste into the sewers.
  3. Standard member DeepThought
    Losing the Thread
    24 Aug '14 11:41
    Originally posted by sonhouse
    It's all those black market underground dry cleaners dumping their waste into the sewers.
    It probably is something like that. I wonder what processes involve tetrachloro-methane where it is produced as a by-product and used to be sold for uses it can no longer be sold for.