Where is it Commonly Found?HVAC - Refrigerant
What are its known health effects?
What are its suspected health effects?
R-22, R-123, R-134a, R-245fa, R-407c, and R-410a refrigerants
Additional Regulatory Information
Currently banned in the U.S., but still found in old equipment.
Does it Correspond With Any Green Building Credits?Living Building Challenge (1.2) - Prerequisite 5;
How is it Categorized?
What is its Origin?Currently banned in the U.S., but still found in old equipment.
In 1928, engineer Thomas Midgley developed Chlorofluorocarbons (CFC) as a replacement for toxic refrigrants of the time.
Divisions and Sections