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R113 Refrigerant

Product Summary

R113 is a low pressure refrigerant used as a refrigerant in cooling systems, as a foam-blowing agent, and as a cleanser for electrical equipment. Production was banned in 1996 under the Montreal Protocol. R113 is typically stored in violet drums or containers.

WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including Carbon tetrachloride, Chloroform, 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

Cooling Systems

Blowing Agent


Chemical Name:

Other Names:
CFC-113, Freon™-113, Genetron®-113, Forane®-113.

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