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R11 Refrigerant

Product Summary





R11 is a colorless and odorless CFC refrigerant that was completely banned from production under the Montreal Protocol for depleting the ozone. It is a low-pressure refrigerant that was commonly used in centrifugal chillers, and before the 1970’s it was used as a propellant for aerosols. The refrigerant is typically stored in orange drums or containers.

WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including Chloroform, Carbon tetrachloride, Dichloromethane (Methylene chloride), and Trichloroethylene, which are known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to

Product Applications & Replacements

Centrifugal Chillers


Chemical Name:

Other Names:
CFC-11, Freon™-11, Genetron®-11, Forane®-11.

Most Common Replacement:
R123 (HCFC), which is being phased out in 2020 for the United States and other developed countries.