1,3,3,3-Tetrafluoropropene

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1,3,3,3-Tetrafluoropropene
HFO-1234ze.svg
Identifiers
CAS number 29118-24-9 N
PubChem 5708720
ChemSpider 4647426 YesY
EC number 471-480-0
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Properties
Molecular formula C3H2F4
Molar mass 114.04 g mol−1
Appearance Colorless gas[1]
Boiling point −19 °C (−2 °F; 254 K)[1]
Solubility in water 0.373 g/L[1]
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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1,3,3,3-Tetrafluoropropene (HFO-1234ze) is a hydrofluoroolefin. It was developed as a "fourth generation" refrigerant to replace R-134a and as a blowing agent for foam and aerosol applications.[2] The use of R-134a is being phased out because of its high global-warming potential. HFO-1234ez has zero ozone-depletion potential and a low global-warming potential (GWP = 6).[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c MSDS for HFO-1234ze
  2. ^ Honeywell Sells Novel Low-Global-Warming Blowing Agent To European Customers, Honeywell press release, Oct. 7, 2008
  3. ^ Cheryl Hogue (2011). "Replacing the Replacements". Chemical & Engineering News 49 (89): 31–32.