Because of its low gas phase thermal conductivity SOLKANE® 141b was the best available replacement to CFC11 as a blowing agent for rigid polyurethane insulating foams. In the meantime it is part of phase-out-scenarios in many countries all over the world, but deliveries from Solvay are still possible into regions where the phase-out is not completed.


  • Global Business Unit
    Special Chem
  • Brand
  • Synonyms
    Blowing Agent


Segments Applications
Energy savings Thermal insulation

Chemical categories

Chemical category Chemical family Chemical product
Fluorine derivatives Fluorinated Chemicals Fluoroethane

Region of commercial availability

  • Asia / Pacific
  • Latin America

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