Genetron® 404A (R-404A)

This product has GWP of 3922. The European Commission has a proposal to prohibit refrigerants with GWP > 2500 for servicing and maintaining commercial refrigeration equipment. Honeywell recommends selecting Genetron Performax™ LT.

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General Information

Item Specification
ASHRAE # R-404A
Class HFC
Refrigerant Type Blend
Typical Lubricant POE
Replaces R-22, Genetron Performax LT
Notes Most widely used low- and medium-temperature replacement.

Physical Properties

Property Value
Chemical Name Pentafluoroethane Trifluoroethane Tetrafluoroethane
Chemical Notation CF3CHF3, CF3CH3, CFcCH2F (52% R-143a / 44% R-125 / 4% R-134a)
Critical Temperature (°C) 72.05
Critical Pressure (bar) 37.29
Liquid Density (kg/m³) 0°C 1044.05
ANSIASHRAE Standard 36-1992 Safety Group Classification A1
Relative Molar Mass (kg/mol) 97.6
Vapour Density (kg/m³) 25°C 65.27
GWP 3922
ODP Non-ozone depleting
REACH Approved
ATEL/ODL (kg/m³) 0.52
Practical Limit (kg/m³) 0.52
Low Flammability Level Non flammable
AIT (°C) 728
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