February 11, 2002
The General Standards Committee of the Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration Institute (ARI) has approved for release ARI Guideline Q-2001, "Content Recovery & Proper Recycling of Refrigerant Cylinders." This document is a guideline for content recovery and cylinder recycling. It is applicable to all Department of Transportation non-refillable and refillable fluorocarbon refrigerant cylinders having water capacity greater than eight pounds, used to transport refrigerants in the United States. The guideline is available for free download on ARI's Web site at www.ari.org.