Why R12 gas is not used in refrigerators?
- NorrieLv 79 years agoFavourite answer
R12 is a 'CFC' refrigerant compound...a 'ChloroFluoroCarbon' which is an Ozone depletion agent and has been banned as a refrigerant since 1994
Cl - C - Cl
R-12 was used in most refrigeration and vehicle air conditioning systems up to 1994 before being replaced by R-134a, which has a lower ozone depletion effect.Source(s): Many years working with refrigeration systems including Cryogenics down to -165°C.
- DrBob1Lv 79 years ago