Chlorofluorocarbon vs Dichlorodifluoromethane - What's the difference?

chlorofluorocarbon | dichlorodifluoromethane |


As nouns the difference between chlorofluorocarbon and dichlorodifluoromethane

is that chlorofluorocarbon is (organic chemistry) any of a class of organic compounds in which the hydrogen atoms of a hydrocarbon are replaced with those of chlorine and fluorine; formerly used as refrigerants and aerosol can propellants but withdrawn due to causing damage to the ozone layer while dichlorodifluoromethane is (organic compound) a chlorofluorocarbon halomethane formerly used as a refrigerant and aerosol spray propellant, now banned in many countries because of its effects on the ozone layer.

chlorofluorocarbon

Noun

  • (en noun) (abbreviation CFC )
  • (organic chemistry) Any of a class of organic compounds in which the hydrogen atoms of a hydrocarbon are replaced with those of chlorine and fluorine; formerly used as refrigerants and aerosol can propellants but withdrawn due to causing damage to the ozone layer.
  • See also

    * Freon

    dichlorodifluoromethane

    English

    Noun

    (-) (wikipedia dichlorodifluoromethane)
  • (organic compound) A chlorofluorocarbon halomethane formerly used as a refrigerant and aerosol spray propellant, now banned in many countries because of its effects on the ozone layer.