Solstice yf and Safety

solstice-yf-safetySolstice yf, which is also known as HFO-1234yf or R1234yf, has been tested extensively prior to and after its market introduction. For the past few years, data has proven the new refrigerant’s safety. Multiple studies by third parties unimpeachably show that Solstice yf can be implemented in cars as safely as its predecessor, HFC-134a.

Auto air conditioning significantly contributes to drivers’ concentration, making the road a safer place for everyone.

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Fluorocarbon refrigerants have been used safely in automobiles for six decades, HFC-134a has been in use for more than 25 years. In this period of usage, no case has been recorded in which a car occupant was harmed due to a fluorinated refrigerant. Learn more about SAE’s research on the effects of comfortable climate in autos and how it impacts road safety. Read their summary of The Effects of Compartment Temperature.

See how safety and performance compare between HFO-1234yf vs. HFC-134a in this brief video.

pdfPhysical Properties comparison Solstice yf and alternative refrigerants