Dichlorodifluoromethane

(A.K.A CCl2F2)

How It's Useful

  • Aerosol propellants
  • Refrigerant in air conditioning units
  • Fire extinguishing mixtures

Physicall/Chemical Attributes of Dichlorodifluoromethane

  • Boils at -29.9 Celsius
  • When cooled or compressed it's colorless, non-flammable, and relatively odorless
  • At room temperature is a gas

More Fun Stuff

  • In the body, dichlorodifluoromethane do not undergo metabolic transformations and are released unchanged through the respiratory organs.
  • Freon is the easier way to say Dichlorodifluoromethane.
  • Freon is 4x heavier than and sinks to the ground/floor initially when leak occurs.