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IN BRIEF: EXPLOSION DUE TO HYDROCARBON REFRIGERANT IN A SUPERMARKET IN THE VAR

IN BRIEF: EXPLOSION DUE TO HYDROCARBON REFRIGERANT IN A SUPERMARKET IN THE VAR

26.08.2020

The daily Var Matin reported that the explosion was linked to a maintenance intervention on refrigeration equipment.
Explanatory note: The incident emphasizes the need for high standards and training when using any refrigerants. The various refrigerant types have a different combination of environmental and safety properties. The lower GWP HFCs, HFC/HFO blends, HFOs and HCFOs offer mildly flammable or non-flammable refrigerant options.

Source LaRPF

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