• chlorofluorocarbon
  • Gases formed of chlorine, fluorine, and carbon whose molecules normally do not react with other substances; they are therefore used as spray can propellants because they do not alter the material being sprayed.
Abstract from DBPedia
    Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) and hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs) are fully or partly halogenated hydrocarbons that contain carbon (C), hydrogen (H), chlorine (Cl), and fluorine (F), produced as volatile derivatives of methane, ethane, and propane. They are also commonly known by the DuPont brand name Freon. The most common representative is dichlorodifluoromethane (R-12 or Freon-12). Many CFCs have been widely used as refrigerants, propellants (in aerosol applications), and solvents. Because CFCs contribute to ozone depletion in the upper atmosphere, the manufacture of such compounds has been phased out under the Montreal Protocol, and they are being replaced with other products such as hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) including R-410A and R-134a.

    フロン類(フロンるい)は、炭素と水素の他、フッ素や塩素や臭素などハロゲンを多く含む化合物の総称。場合によって指す物質の範囲は異なる。 冷媒や溶剤として20世紀中盤に大量に使用されたが、オゾン層破壊の原因物質ならびに温室効果ガスであることが明らかとなり、今日ではモントリオール議定書をはじめ様々な国際協定・法律によって、先進国を中心に使用には大幅な制限がかけられている。 フロンという呼び方は、日本でつけられた俗称である。日本以外ではデュポン社の商品名であり、商標のフレオン (freon) で呼ばれることが多い。