Automotive Newsletter (R1234yf)


From January 2017 all new cars must use a refrigerant with a GWP below 150, in line with EU MAC Directive. R-1234yf offers the best combination of environmental safety and ease of use.

  • R-1234yf has a GWP of less than 1, which is 99.9% lower than R-134a
  • It has an atmospheric life of only 11 days compared to 13-year lifespan of R-134a
  • R-1234yf has the same cooling capacity as R-134a
  • Vehiles using R-1234yf are expected to use less fule and produce up to 30% less CO2 resulting in a significantly decreased carbon footprint


Climalife have been a long term supplier of R-134a to the motor industry and have been a key player in the distribution of refrigerants and other climate control products for over 140 years. Climalife have the knowledge and experience to support you and be your 1st choice supplier for R-1234yf refrigerant quickly.