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R290 (Propane)

R290 (Propane) is refrigerant grade propane, used as an alternative to R404A and R407 series refrigerants in new refrigeration and air conditioning systems. R290 (Propane) is a Hydrocarbon and although highly flammable it is an efficient refrigerant that has a low Global Warming Potential (GWP).

Packaging Information





  • Available from A‑Gas wholesale partners - find a supplier
  • A‑Gas product cylinders are fitted with a Residual Pressure Device (RPD) to ensure used refrigerant or any other substance cannot be reintroduced into a cylinder
  • R290 (Propane) is fitted with a left handed DIN 477-1 valve - an adaptor may be required
  • Store cylinders in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area, out of direct sunlight
  • A‑Gas operates a returnable cylinder fleet - empty cylinders are to be returned to an A‑Gas wholesale partner
  • For alternative or larger package sizes please contact A-Gas on 01275376600 or via the Contact Us form


Commercial Air Conditioning

Commercial Refrigeration

Domestic Air Conditioning

Industrial Refrigeration

Industrial Air Conditioning

Product Features and Benefits

  • GWP: 3
  • Refrigerant can be charged from either the liquid and vapour phase
  • A‑Gas refrigerant cylinders have dual port valves, making liquid offtake easier
  • Flammable and low toxicity with a safety classification of A3
  • Compressors can be charged with a variety of oils - contact the compressor manufacturer for more information
  • Excellent thermodynamic properties leading to high energy efficiency
  • Due to its flammable nature R290 (Propane) requires different charging, recovery procedures and equipment
  • The information contained within this website is for guidance only, for further system-specific advice please contact us directly