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Refrigeration and Air Conditioning

Key Documents

List of all Substitutes for Refrigeration and Air Conditioning (18 pp, 150K, About PDF)

Environmental, Health, and Flammability Info on Substitutes for HCFC-22 and 142b (10 pp, 37K, About PDF)

End Uses | Publications

Refrigeration and air conditioning end-uses typically use a refrigerant in a vapor compression cycle to cool and/or dehumidify a substances or space, like a refrigerator cabinet, room, office building, or warehouse.

End Uses

Note about Alternative Refrigerants Containing HCFC-22 or HCFC-142b

As of January 1, 2010, virgin HCFC-22, HCFC-142b and blends containing HCFC-22 or HCFC-142b may only be used to service existing appliances. Consequently, virgin HCFC-22, HCFC-142b and blends containing HCFC-22 or HCFC-142b may not be used to manufacture new pre-charged appliances or appliance components or to charge new appliances assembled onsite. For further information on the phasedown of HCFC-22 and HCFC-142b, see http://www.epa.gov/ozone/title6/phaseout/rulesoverview.html

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