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Freon gases are refrigerants and can pose serious health risks if inhaled for extended periods, so refrigerators with leaks should be repaired or disposed of carefully as soon as possible. Additionally, if there is insuf... More »

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Freon is an odorless gas; it does not smell like anything. Freon is a popular refrigerant because it is non-toxic and non-flammable. Although it dates back to 1928, Freon and its related gases are still the safest refrig... More »

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A minor Freon leak may not pose a health risk, but exposure to high amounts can cause harmful side effects, such as headaches, dizziness, heart palpitations, and irritation of the lungs, skin or eyes. Touching liquid Fre... More »

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