Published in Vaccine Weekly, May 25th, 2005
According to a study from England, "Perfluorodecalin (C10F18) has a range of medical uses that have led to small releases. Recently, it has been proposed as a carrier of vaccines, which could lead to significantly larger emissions.
"Since its emissions are controlled under the Kyoto Protocol, it is important that values for the global warming potential (GWP) are available."
"For a 50:50 mixture of the 2 isomers of perfluorodecalin," wrote K.P. Shine and colleagues at the University of Reading, "laboratory measurements, supplemented by theoretical calculations,...
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