About Opteon™ YF
Opteon™ YF (HFO-1234yf) readily meets the EU F-gas replacement for automotive refrigerant, offering the best balance of properties and performance including:
Excellent environmental properties
– Global Warming Potential = <1
– Zero Ozone Depletion Potential
Comparable to HFC-134a for refrigeration properties
Acceptable stability and compatibility properties
Mildly flammable (significantly less flammable than HFC-152a)
These other industry options have certain limitations:
CO2: complexity, energy efficiency and requires mitigation
HFC-152a / secondary loop: performance, size and weight
Opteon™ DAC™ Cylinder Disposal Guidelines
Precautions: Use appropriate safety PPE (safety glasses, leather gloves) and perform disposal procedures in a well-ventilated room. Before disposing of cylinder, read the Safety Data Sheet.
STEP 1: Recover residual contents of this cylinder down to minimum 15″ of mercury into a DOT-approved recovery cylinder.
STEP 2: Double check tare weight or pressure to ensure cylinder is down to minimum 15″ of mercury.
STEP 3: Punch center of relief device or cylinder shoulder using brass tools.
STEP 4: Circle spot where hole punched.
STEP 5: Store cylinder in well-ventilated area in an inverted position prior to disposal.
STEP 6: If needed, cut cylinder per metal recycler requirements.
STEP 7: Recycle container with metal recycler.