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After January 1, 2018, Section 609 certification is required to purchase refrigerant


Please be aware after January 1, 2018 a Section 609 certification card will be required to purchase R-12, R-134a, or R-1234yf cylinders of 2 pounds or more. Distributors will be required to keep records of certified technicians purchasing refrigerant. Click … Continue reading

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Can you afford the fines for not complying with Section 609 certification?


The MACS office has received some questions recently on fines for violation of Section 608 and 609 noncompliance. Here are some answers: EPA assesses penalties for violations on a case-by-case basis, based on many factors outlined in EPA’s penalty calculation … Continue reading

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How do I replace my lost Section 609 card?


How do I replace my MACS or IMACA Section 609 certification card? You can visit this link on the main MACS website to obtain a form to fax or mail in with $10 replacement payment or you can call the … Continue reading

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Team Toyota hosts Section 609 Certification Class


By Steve Schaeber, MACS Technical Editor Team Toyota’s Parts, Service & Collision Center in Langhorne, PA recently hosted a MACS Section 609 Certification Class for 39 technicians employed at their Lincoln Highway location. The training material was presented by yours … Continue reading

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