High purity gas refrigerant R-142B Description1. R142B is used as a "high-temperature" refrigerant for domestic refrigeration and automobile air conditioners.
2. R142B is used as a replacement for the for the more environmentally harmful R-22 and retrofit kits are availableto convert units that were originally R-22-equipped.
3. Other uses include plastic foam blowing, as a cleaning solvent, a propellant for the delivery of pharmaceuticals.