trichlorofluoromethane

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trichlorofluoromethane

[trī¦klȯr·ō¦flu̇r·ō′meth‚ān]
(organic chemistry)
CCl3F A toxic, noncombustible, colorless liquid boiling at 24°C; used as a chemical intermediate, solvent, refrigerant, aerosol prepellant, and blowing agent (plastic foams) and in fire extinguishers. Also known as fluorocarbon-11; fluorotrichloromethane.
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Gas A B C D E F CO2 1 275 346 4 / 0% 71% 5 +50% Methane 25 75 / 0 65 / 1 1% 8% 5 +15% Freon 12 20000 0 0004 / 0 5% 2% 3 +13% Freon 11 17500 0 00023/0 5% 1% 3 +13% N2O 250 25 / 0 35 / 0 2 / 0% 18% 2 +9% A-has held power under red radiation than CO2.
The next morning the control was still at 100 percent for all the materials except Freon 11 (68 percent), Freon 12 (75 percent), and toluene (95 percent).
While trichlorotrifluoroethane is exempt under California Air Resources Board (CARB) regulations for smog forming compounds and is classed as |negligibly reactive' under the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) definition of a VOC, it actually destroys ozone in the stratosphere with a depleting potential of 0.8 of trichlorofluoromethane (Freon 11; standard).