chlorotrifluoromethane


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chlorotrifluoromethane

[¦klȯr·ō·trī¦flu̇r·ō′me‚thān]
(organic chemistry)
CClF3 A colorless gas having a boiling point of -81.4°C and a freezing point of -181°C; used as a dielectric and aerospace clinical, refrigerant, and aerosol propellant, and for metals hardening and pharmaceuticals manufacture.
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Chlorotrifluoromethane (CClF3) a refrigerant which is being "phased out" has a GWP of 13,900, sulphur hexafluoride (SF6), used as an insulator in the electrical industry and in double glazing, has a GWP of 23,500, and nitrogen trifluoride (NF3), used as an etchant in microelectronics, has a GWP 16,000.
In 2016, there was 89 tonnes of refrigerants in total, including R11 (trichlorofluoromethane), R12 (dichlorodifluoromethane), R13 (chlorotrifluoromethane), R22 (chlorodifluoromethane), R114 (dichlorotetrafluoroethane), R125, R134a, R141b, cyclopentane, isopentane, propane, and butane.