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Answered 2009-09-22 09:33:31

The main danger of CFCs is that they deplete the ozone layer giving rise to increased penetration of UV rays on to the earth. This heats up earth's surface, melts glaciers thereby flooding many parts of the world. They also reduce the oxygen levels.

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