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What is it?
Why and when will it be coming?
These have a high ozone‑depleting potential (ODP) contributing to the breakdown of the ozone layer, are banned bythe Montreal Protocol (an international agreement to protect the earth's ozone layer) and is no longer being manufactured in the European Community (e.g.R11, R12 and R114.)
These have limited ODP are classified under theMontreal Protocol as transitional substances and are due to be phased out early this century. Examples are R22, R123 and R124.
These contain no chlorine and therefore have zero ODP and as such are not controlled by the Montreal Protocol. It is however, controlled under the authority of the Federal Clean Air Act which prohibits venting it to the atmosphere.Examples are R410a, R134a and R152a. R134a can be substituted for R12, requiring replacement of some serviceable' components.
Montreal Protocol/US Phase-Out
% 1996 CAP
No New Equip. US
No New Equip. EU
R-22 Phase-Out Timeline
“Saturation Temperature” – can be defined as the temperature of a liquid, vapor, or a solid, where as any heat is added or removed, a change of state takes place.
NOTE: Avoid storing R-410A where temperatures will exceed 120° F.