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Briton Refrigerant R410A

Briton Refrigerant R410A Gas

Briton Refrigerant R410A

Difluoromethane, Pentafluoroethane

R-410A has replaced R-22 as the preferred refrigerant for use in residential and commercial air conditioners. Parts designed specifically for R-410A must be used as R-410A operates at higher pressures than other refrigerants. R-410A systems thus require service personnel to use different tools, equipment, safety standards, and techniques. Equipment manufacturers are aware of these changes and require the certification of professionals installing R-410A systems. In addition, the AC&R Safety Coalition has been created to help educate professionals about R-410A systems.


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General Information

General Information of Briton Refrigerant R410A (Difluoromethane, Pentafluoroethane)

Refrigerant TypeBlend
Typical LubricantPOE
ReplacesHCFC R-22
NotesHigh pressure, high efficiency refrigerant designed for new equipment. NOT FOR RETROFITTING.
Physical Properties

Physical Properties of Briton Refrigerant R410A (Difluoromethane, Pentafluoroethane)

Chemical NameDifluoromethane, Pentafluoroethane
Chemical NotationCH2F2, CF3CHF2 (50% R-125 / 50% R-32)
Critical Temperature (°C)71.36
Critical Pressure (bar)49.02
Liquid Density (kg/m³) 0°C1058.62
ANSIASHRAE Standard 36-1992 Safety Group ClassificationA1
Relative Molar Mass (g/mol)72.58
Vapour Density (kg/m³) 25°C65.97
ODPNon-ozone depleting
ATEL/ODL (kg/m³)0.42
Practical Limit (kg/m³)0.44
Low Flammability LevelNon flammable