DuPontandRhodiarecently announced the signing of an agreement by which DuPont plans to purchase the Isceon® HFC refrigerant blends business from Rhodia, pending regulatory approvals. The transaction will likely be finalized sometime in the third quarter. The ISCEON(R) range of refrigerants comprises non-ozone-depleting blends used as a replacement for ozone depleting refrigerants in air conditioning, cold storage, domestic refrigeration, and process cooling.