Refrigerant R290 Consumer Notice
Attention United States Customers:
In The United States Enviro-Safe R 290 Refrigerant is not legal for use in a Central Residential or Central Commercial Air Conditioning System. Allowable uses can be determined by reviewing the regulations by visiting the E.P.A website. In the United States the E.P.A. (Environmental Protection Agency) regulations state it is illegal to use any hydrocarbon refrigerant, and/or Enviro-Safe R290 refrigerant, in a Central Residential or Central Commercial Air Conditioning Systems.
R 290 is a proposed EPA acceptable substitute refrigerant under the SNAP Program The EPA has classified R 290 as acceptable, subject to use conditions, in new retail food refrigerators and freezers (stand- alone units only). All Federal, State and EPA regulations must be followed. In accordance with EPA regulations at 40 CFR Part 82. (R-290 CAS #74-98-6).
In the United States it is illegal to use a hydrocarbon refrigerant as a substitute for a Class I or Class II ODS refrigerant for any end use other than industrial process refrigeration systems, or retail food refrigerators and freezers (stand-alone units only).
Please refer to the SNAP regulations at 40 C.F.R § 82.172, for more information.