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Freon™ 134a refrigerant

Freon™ 134a is an HFC retrofit refrigerant for R-12.  It is used in medium- and high-temperature stationary commercial refrigeration, as well as chiller systems and home appliances. In addition, it can be used to retrofit existing R-12 refrigeration and air conditioning systems.

HFC-134a is included in the U.S. EPA SNAP de-listing of HFCs that will no longer be acceptable in new equipment in certain end use applications in the U.S. market. There are no U.S. regulations currently impacting the HFC service market. Refer to the Summary of U.S. EPA SNAP Regulations Pertaining to Refrigerants.

Learn about Opteon XP10 (R-513A), a low global warming potential (GWP) hydrofluoroolefin (HFO) based non-flammable refrigerant replacement for R-134a in stationary equipment.


R-134a; A1 Safety Classification




  • Medium- and high-temperature:
    • stationary commercial refrigeration
    • chiller equipment
    • home appliances
  • Retrofit existing R-12 refrigeration and air conditioning equipment



Broadly used in commercial and stationary applications.

Phaseout Schedule 
Consult the specific regulations in your country or region.

Lubricant Recommendation

POE for stationary/commercial applications.