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90] is interesting in comparison with that of CFC-13. It was suggested earlier  that CFC-115 is growing more rapidly than other anthropogenic species containing the CF 3 grouping, possibly because it is used in conjunction with CFC-22 in the refrigerant CFC-502. This may account for the steeper profile of CFC-115, whose mixing ratios decrease from 4 pptV at 10 km to about 1 pptV at 30 km. From the quoted emission rates, it follows that the atmospheric abundance of CFC-115 is bound to increase by 5% every year.
The discrepancies between model results and recent background measurements are less than 10% . They become smaller when revised CFM emission data are used. In cities and industrial areas CFC-ll and CFC-12 mixing ratios can often significantly exceed the background levels [62, 63]. Volume mixing ratios in the ppbrange (10- 9 ) were observed in cities like Hamburg, Oslo, and Vienna . Accordingly these substances can be used as tracers of urban air masses [41 , 65]. Carbon Tetrachloride (CCI 4 ) The atmospheric budget of carbon tetrachloride has been a subject of considerable uncertainty.
0 - - VOLUME MIXING RATIO (pptV) Fig. 16. The vertical distributions of C 2 F sCI and CF 3CI in the atmosphere. Each symbol represents data from a different group of investigators. The time of measurement is also given in the figure. a ; b ; c . Methyl Bromide (CH3Br) and CF3Br (CFC-13BI) Very limited information is available about these bromine-bearing species. Methyl bromide is, like methyl chloride, most likely of natural origin, while CF 3Br, which is used as a fire extinguisher, has anthropogenic sources.