Freon

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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.
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Hindi naman po ganun kahirap hanapin yang Freon na yan (It's not that hard to find Freon), he said.
As a nucleating agent, it is recommended for direct-gassed systems using freons, pentane, butane, isobutane, nitrogen and carbon dioxide.
As a nucleating agent, it is recommended for direct-gassed systems using freons, petane, butane, isobutane, nitrogen and carbon dioxide.