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Physical Properties of Alternatives to the Fully Halogenated Chlorofluorocarbons



Mark O. McLinden


The properties of nine halogenated hydrocarbons are collected from a variety of sources, including unpublished data. These data are evaluated and correlated. Considered are the triple point, normal boiling point, and critical point parameters and the temperature dependence of the vapor pressure, saturated liquid density, solubility in water, and hydrolysis rates. The fluids, which are potential alternatives to the fully halogenated chlorofluorocarbons, are R125, R22, R134a, R152a, R124, R142b, R123 and R141b; also included is the solvent methyl chloroform.


correlation, critical parameters, density, hydrolysis, properties, refrigerants, fluorocarbons, fluids, vapor pressure, water solubility


McLinden, M. (1989), Physical Properties of Alternatives to the Fully Halogenated Chlorofluorocarbons, Other, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], (Accessed April 14, 2024)
Created May 16, 1989, Updated February 19, 2017