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Is freon toxic?

Yes (it may harm you if inhaled)
86%
No (it will not harm you if inhaled)
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Question: Is freon toxic?
Top Answer (86% of 51 votes): Yes (it may harm you if inhaled).

Answer: Yes (it may harm you if inhaled)
Explanation: It is made out of chemical components. It should not be inhaled.
Ionel Firuta
Answer: Yes (it may harm you if inhaled)
Explanation: If large amounts are inhaled at once can cause death
Anytime Air Conditioning & Heating
Answer: Yes (it may harm you if inhaled)
Explanation: Yes Freon is Toxic if you inhale it as it cuts off oxygen to your lungs and cells in your body...by doing this will definitely harm your body as a whole.
Affordable AC of SWFL, Inc
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Answer: No (it will not harm you if inhaled)
Explanation: Refrigerant is not toxic if it has a ASHRE rating of A1.
Arizona's Best Heating & AC, Inc.
Answer: Yes (it may harm you if inhaled)
Explanation: Displaces oxygen and is full of different chemicals that can damage your body. Never inhale refrigerants!
White's Pro Services
Answer: Yes (it may harm you if inhaled)
Explanation: Highly flammable and these fumes are toxic. Inhaled directly will displace needed oxegen and will cause symtems of lack of oxygen.
Air Connection
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Answer: Yes (it may harm you if inhaled)
Explanation: Freon is a tasteless, mostly odorless gas. When it is deeply inhaled, it can cut off vital oxygen to your cells and lungs. Limited exposure — for example, a spill on your skin or breathing near an open container — is only mildly harmful. However, you should try to avoid all contact with these types of chemicals
Cruz Hvac Services, LLC
Answer: Yes (it may harm you if inhaled)
Explanation: Yes, if breathed in, it replaces the oxygen in your lungs
HVAC and More
Answer: Yes (it may harm you if inhaled)
Explanation: Some frowns are harmful. That's why you should only let EPA certified technicians service your system
Fix My AC Inc
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Answer: Yes (it may harm you if inhaled)
Explanation: Refrigerant is heavier than oxygen and can displace the air in a closed place and can lead to death or serious injury. In the event of a large leak you should always vacate and ventilate the area.
Dr Heat & Cool Comfort Experts
Answer: No (it will not harm you if inhaled)
Explanation: It reduces oxygen for breathing.
Kohler Heating and Air Conditioning
Answer: Yes (it may harm you if inhaled)
Explanation: ever had brain freeze. try freezing your lungs. you wont last long
Foothills Comfort Specialists Heating & Air LLC
ProMatcher
Answer: Yes (it may harm you if inhaled)
Explanation: Freon displaces oxygen. In a small area and large release it may suffocate those in it for prolonged exposure. Typically the amount of Freon in a home or office compared to the space it conditions wont pose that great of threat. Where Freon is stored in bulk containers for use and transport would pose more of a threat.
123HVAC of Long Island
Answer: Yes (it may harm you if inhaled)
Explanation: freon should only be handled by certified technicians
H.O. Electric
Answer: Yes (it may harm you if inhaled)
Explanation: it will make your lungs feel like they are full of water
Climate Creations LLC
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