SCISAT-1

Fact Sheet

Ozone Destroying Compounds
Common name Compound Active Element Applications
CFCs (chlorofluo-rocarbons)
Freon-11
CFCl3 Cl
chlorine
refrigeration and aerosol sprays
CFCs (chlorofluo-rocarbons)
Freon-12
CF2Cl2 Cl
chlorine
refrigeration and aerosol sprays
CFCs (chlorofluo-rocarbons)
Freon-113
C2F3Cl3 Cl
chlorine
refrigeration and aerosol sprays
CFCs (chlorofluo-rocarbons)
Freon114
C2F4Cl2 Cl
chlorine
refrigeration and aerosol sprays
halons CF3Br, CF2BrCl, C2F4Br2 Cl and Br
chlorine and bromine
fire extinguishers
methylchlo-roform 1,1,1-TCE (trichloroethane) Cl
chlorine
cleaning solvent and widely used as an industrial solvent.
carbon tetrachloride CCl4 Cl
chlorine
fire extinguishers, cleaning solvent and widely used as an industrial solvent for lacquers, varnishes and various organic compounds.