CHEBI:47855 - difluoromethane

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ChEBI Name difluoromethane
ChEBI ID CHEBI:47855
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Formula CH2F2
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 52.02339
Monoisotopic Mass 52.012
InChI InChI=1S/CH2F2/c2-1-3/h1H2
InChIKey RWRIWBAIICGTTQ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES [H]C([H])(F)F
Roles Classification
Application(s): refrigerant
A substance used in a thermodynamic heat pump cycle or refrigeration cycle that undergoes a phase change from a gas to a liquid and back. Refrigerants are used in air-conditioning systems and freezers or refrigerators and are assigned a "R" number (by ASHRAE - formerly the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers), which is determined systematically according to their molecular structure.
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Outgoing difluoromethane (CHEBI:47855) has role refrigerant (CHEBI:78433)
difluoromethane (CHEBI:47855) is a fluoromethanes (CHEBI:39281)
Incoming difluoromethyl group (CHEBI:52087) is substituent group from difluoromethane (CHEBI:47855)
IUPAC Name
difluoromethane
Synonyms Sources
CF2H2 ChEBI
CH2F2 NIST Chemistry WebBook
Difluormethan ChEBI
Freon 32 ChemIDplus
methylene difluoride ChemIDplus
methylene fluoride NIST Chemistry WebBook
Registry Numbers Types Sources
1730795 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
259463 Gmelin Registry Number Gmelin
75-10-5 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
75-10-5 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
Last Modified
25 November 2016