A colorless, noncorrosive, and nonflammable gas used as a solvent and fire suppressant. Dichlorotetrafluoroethane was formerly used as an air conditioner fluid and a refrigerant. Its use was banned in the late 20th century because of damage to atmospheric Ozone.
Synonyms and Related Terms
fluorocarbon-114; Freon 114; tetrafluorodichloroethane; cryofluorane; Frigen 114; Arcton 114; refrigerant 114
- Overexposure of gas may cause dizziness, convulsions, coma and cardiac arrest due to asphyxiation.
- Liquid may cause frostbite or burns.
- Sigma Aldrich: SDS
Physical and Chemical Properties
Soluble in ethanol, ether. Insoluble in water.
|Melting Point||-94 C|
|Molecular Weight||mol. wt. = 170.92|