Man-Made Carbon Tetrachloride in the Atmosphere

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Science  13 Aug 1976:
Vol. 193, Issue 4253, pp. 573-576
DOI: 10.1126/science.193.4253.573


The emissions of man-made carbon tetrachloride and the rates of its removal from the atmosphere by natural sinks are evaluated. A large fraction, perhaps all of the carbon tetrachloride observed in the atmosphere, could be man-made, and carbon tetrachloride is a global atmospheric pollutant.