Freon

(redirected from Freon 112)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Freon 112: Freon 12

carbon tetrachloride

A volatile liquid used as a solvent and cleaning agent (dry cleaning), and in fire extinguishers and refrigerants.

Toxicity
Toxic to the CNS, liver and kidneys; may cause coma or death.

Freon

(frē′on″)
Trade name of a group of hydrocarbon gases previously used as a refrigerant and propellant in metered dose inhalers.

Freon

A brand name for the CHLOROFLUOROCARBONS (CFCs) used in refrigeration and as aerosol propellants.

Freon

trademark for a series of fluoridated hydrocarbons used primarily in refrigeration.

Freon 112
a flukicide in sheep. See tetrachlorodifluorethane.