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Honeywell Announces New U.S. Distributor For Solstice Performance Fluid

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., March 5, 2015: Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that it has expanded its distribution of Solstice ® Performance Fluid (PF), a new low-global-warming-potential solvent used to clean metal and plastic parts for the electronics, aerospace and medical device manufacturing industries.KYZEN, a leader in the distribution and development of environmentally responsible cleaning technologies and engineering services, has become a national distributor of Solstice PF in the United States. Based in Nashville, Tenn., KYZEN is a provider of cleaning technologies for a variety of businesses, including those in the electronics, semiconductor, optics and metal finishing industries."As a leading distributor and developer of cleaning technologies, KYZEN's expertise will help us accelerate the adoption of Solstice PF," said David Cooper, global business director for Honeywell Fluorine Products. "Solstice PF provides customers with excellent cleaning power that can effectively clean today's smaller, more intricate electronics and precision industrial components.""Our customers are inventing breakthrough technologies, and they need advanced cleaning technologies to match them," said Tom Forsythe, executive vice president of KYZEN. "We are constantly updating and expanding our cleaning technology offerings, and Solstice PF will enable us to meet our customers' needs today and in the future."Solstice PF is used to clean oils, greases and other substances from high-performance metal and plastic parts that require precision cleaning, including those used in electronics as well as medical device and aerospace manufacturing. It offers excellent cleaning power when compared to today's legacy solvents, while helping manufacturers comply with current and proposed environmental and safety requirements.Solstice PF has a global warming potential (GWP) of 1, which is significantly lower than the GWPs of the most commonly used solvents today, including HCFC-225 (which has a GWP of 370), HFC-4310mee (which has a GWP of 1,700) and HFE-7100 (which has a GWP of 320). Solstice PF is non-flammable per ASTM E681 testing, and has an occupational exposure limit of 800 parts per million. It is also not a volatile organic compound (VOC), as determined by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD).In addition to Solstice PF, Honeywell's family of Solstice-branded products includes stationary and mobile refrigerants, liquid and gaseous blowing agents, and propellants based on Honeywell's new hydrofluoro-olefin technology, which helps customers lower their carbon footprint without sacrificing end-product performance. The products have been developed and are being commercialized by Honeywell's Fluorine Products business, a leader in the manufacture and supply of environmentally preferable industrial solvents.To learn more about Solstice PF, please visit For more information about KYZEN, please visit Performance Materials and Technologies (PMT) is a global leader in developing advanced materials, process technologies and automation solutions. PMT's Advanced Materials businesses manufacture a wide variety of high-performance products, including environmentally friendlier refrigerants and materials used to manufacture end products such as bullet-resistant armor, nylon, computer chips and pharmaceutical packaging. Process technologies developed by PMT's UOP business ( form the foundation for most of the world's refiners, efficiently producing gasoline, diesel, jet fuel, petrochemicals and renewable fuels. PMT's Process Solutions business ( is a pioneer in automation control, instrumentation and services for the oil and gas, refining, pulp and paper, industrial power generation, chemicals and petrochemicals, biofuels, life sciences, and metals, minerals and mining industries.Honeywell ( is a Fortune 100 diversified technology and manufacturing leader, serving customers worldwide with aerospace products and services; control technologies for buildings, homes, and industry; turbochargers; and performance materials. For more news and information on Honeywell, please visit # # Contact: Dan Mulcahey973-455-4242