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R500

30

lbs.

125

lbs.

1000

lbs.

1750

lbs.

R500 is a colorless and odorless CFC refrigerant that was completely banned from production under the Montreal Protocol for depleting the ozone. R500 is used in commercial air conditioning and in some dehumidifier applications. It Is high-pressured and typically stored in yellow containers.

Product Applications & Replacements

Commercial Air Conditioning

Dehumidifier

 

Chemical Name:
N/A; R-12 / R-152a mixed refrigerant

Other Names:
CFC-500, Freon™-500, Genetron®-500, Forane®-500.

Most Common Replacements:
R400 series blends (HCFCs), being phased out in 2020 for the United States and other developed countries.
R134a (HFC), currently being phased down in the USA.