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
A 1992 amendment of the Montreal Protocal requires R-22 and all other HCFCs to be phased out by 2010 for new HVAC equipment.
Does it Correspond With Any Green Building Credits?Living Building Challenge (1.2) - Prerequisite 5;
How is it Categorized?
What is it’s Origin?
Hydrochlorofluorocarbons is a fluorcarbon used primarily as a subsititute for CFCs, this chlorine-based compound has been used for over four decades as a refrigerant. HCFCs are a group of man-made compounds containing hydrogen,chlorine, fluorine and carbon.
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