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How to Recharge the Freon in a Commercial Refrigerator or Freezer

Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs,) often known as Freon®, and their replacements, hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs), are being phased out, globally. Consequently, R-22, HCFC-141b, HCFC-142b can no longer be produced or imported into the United States. Freon that has been stockpiled or that is cleaned and recycled, however,...

U.S. Refrigerant Phase Out Chart & Info

In the United States, hydrochlorofluorocarbon (HCFC) refrigerants are being slowly phased out from production or being importing. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) still allows many of these types of HCFCs refrigerants to be used in repairs or retrofitting. However, without new production, the cost is becoming more...