Forane® 408A

Forane® refrigerants for HVACR.

Forane® 408A refrigerant (R-408A) is a low-ozone depleting, near-azeotropic HCFC blend of R-22, R-125, and R-143a that was designed to match the performance of R-502 and is a retrofit solution for medium and low temperature refrigeration systems that are currently using R-502. R-408A should not be mixed with R-502 or used to top off the charge of an existing system operating on R-502. R-408A is not intended for use in new equipment.

Additional information

CAS number
75-45-6, 420-46-2, 354-33-6
Chemical name
Chlorodifluoromethane, 1,1,1-Trifluoroethane, Pentafluoroethane
Common name
R-408A

Properties

  • Average molecular weight (g/mol) 87.0
  • Normal boiling point (°F) -48.2
  • Critical temperature (°F) 181.7
  • ASHRAE safety group classification A1
  • Ozone depletion potential (ODP) 0.026
  • Global warming potential (GWP) 3,152

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