Genetron® 409A

An interim replacement for R-12 in refrigeration systems. For low- and medium-temperature retrofits.

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General Information

Item Specification
Class HCFC
Refrigerant Type Blend
Typical Lubricant Alkylbenzene
Substitutes CFC-12
Contains HCFC-22 (60%), HCFC-124 (25%), HCFC-142b (15%)
Glide High
Notes In most cases, no oil changes is needed. Good broad range R-12 substitute.

Physical Properties

Property Value
Chemical Name Chlorodifluoromethane, Chlorotetrafluoroethane, Chlorodifluoroethane
Chemical Notation CHClF2, CHClFCF3, CClF2CH3
Molecular Weight 97.4
Boiling Point (°C) -34.4
Freezing Point (°C) -17.8
Critical Temperature (°C) 109.3
Critical Pressure (bar) 46.99
Liquid Density (kg/m³) 0°C 1296.79
Specific Heat of Liquid @ Constant Pressure @ 25°C (kJ/(kg.K)) 1.2277
Specific Heat of Vapor @ Constant Pressure @ 25°C (kJ/(kg.K)) 0.8307
Vapour Density (kg/m³) 25°C 3.98
GWP 1585
ODP 0.046
ATEL/ODL (kg/m³) 0.12
Practical Limit (kg/m³) 0.16
Flammable range, %vol. in air (Based on ASHRAE Standard 34 with Match Ignition) None
ANSIASHRAE Standard 36-1992 Safety Group Classification A1
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