Freon

What Is “Freon”? – Jack Harrison Heating & Air Conditioning

What is “Freon”? Freon is actually DuPont’s name brand for R-22. R-22 is the short name for the halocarbon compound CHClF2 (monochlorodifluoromethane), which is used as the refrigerant. R stands for the refrigerant. In the number “22” second “2” denotes the number of the fluorine atoms in the compound. The DuPont name, Freon, became so …

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