Chemicals, Compounds & Solutions

Chemicals, Compounds & Solutions


DuPont is working with our auto industry collaborators to help them develop the next generation of sustainable mobility solutions. Together, we’re helping reduce dependence on fossil fuels and lower greenhouse gas emissions to help manage the environmental impact associated with the world’s increasing demand for automotive mobility.

Counterfeit refrigerants pose a business and global environmental threat worldwide. With The DuPont Brand Assurance Anti-Counterfeiting Initiative, we’re combating counterfeit refrigerants and ensuring the quality of refrigerants worldwide.

As part of our commitment to environmental stewardship, DuPont has developed short-chain technology with Capstone® surface protection products that maintain effectiveness while providing more environmentally sustainable fabric treatment.

Our ethanol fuel process creates a higher-performing biofuel fermentation process for a better alternative to fossil fuels.

DuPont collaborates with others in the fire protection industry to develop fire fighting foam that not only protects lives and property, but is also more cost-effective and more sustainable to help protect the environment.

As part of our corporate-wide sustainability efforts, DuPont is leading the way in developing high performance fluorocarbons with low global warming potential for air conditioning, refrigeration, fire extinguishers, foaming agents, and more.

DuPont™ Opteon™ yf (HFO-1234yf) is a new refrigerant with a GWP of 4, which exceeds the EU MAC Directive by 97 percent. Developed in partnership with Honeywell, Opteon™ yf refrigerant is an energy-efficient, safe and easy-to-implement solution, delivering environmental, industry and consumer benefits.

DuPont is helping to make ozone-friendly natural refrigerants designed to replace R-22 in existing air conditioning and refrigeration systems.

DuPont automotive solutions give automotive engineers a wide range of vehicle design options, including technologies for noise reduction, longer-lasting, more vibrant textiles, more sustainable air conditioning solutions, and more stylish LED systems.