What is Dichlorodifluoromethane (Freon 12)?
Dichlorodifluoromethane is a colorless gas usually sold under the brand name Freon-12, used as a refrigerant and aerosol spray propellant.
Refrigerant, foaming agent, aerosol propellant
Sources & Potential Exposure
The use of chlorofluorocarbons as aerosols in medicine, such as USP-approved salbutamol, has been phased out by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
This substance/agent has not undergone a complete evaluation and determination under US EPA’s IRIS program for evidence of human carcinogenic potential.