Opteon™ XL41 (R-454B)

Opteon™ XL41 (R-454B) Refrigerant Selected by Johnson Controls

for Air Cooled Scroll Chiller Platform in Europe

XL41 (R-454B) provides excellent performance and long term sustainability

with a 78% reduction in GWP compared to R-410A

Geneva/Switzerland, October 2018 – The Chemours Company (Chemours) (NYSE: CC), a global chemistry

company with leading market positions in titanium technologies, fluoroproducts and chemical solutions, announced

today that its Opteon™ XL41 (R-454B) refrigerant, a low global warming potential (GWP) replacement for R-410A,

has been selected by Johnson Controls for their YORK® YLAA scroll chiller platform in Europe, with capacity

ranging from 190 to 530kW.

Opteon™ XL41 provides the industry with the lowest GWP solution to replace R-410A in positive displacement, direct

expansion air-conditioning, heat pump, and chiller applications, without compromising performance. At a GWP of 466,

Opteon™ XL41 reduces CO2 emissions by 78% compared to R-410A, and more than a 30% reduction in CO2

emissions when compared to R-32, another industry candidate to replace R-410A. This significant reduction in GWP

without sacrificing capacity and improving energy efficiency by up to 5% over R-410A, comes at a critical time for the

European industry, currently managing through regional F-Gas Regulations that phase down the use of HFCs.

Opteon™ XL41 was specifically designed to enable OEMs to quickly transition away from R-410A without requiring

major equipment design modifications, yet achieve the maximum possible reduction in GWP to satisfy long-term

regulatory requirements. “As a R-410A replacement, XL41 offers the optimal balance of performance, safety,

sustainability & cost, and is a prime example of how our Opteon™ portfolio brings value to our customers and the

market,” said Diego Boeri, vice-president of Chemours Fluorochemicals. “It’s great to see Johnson Controls continue

to drive their strategy with a long-term, sustainable refrigerant choice for air cooled scroll chillers that can withstand

the many CO2 equivalent quota step-downs that are coming in the European Union F-gas Regulations.”

Chemours is proud to offer a full portfolio of low GWP solutions to enable customers to meet their regulatory

obligations and sustainability (both economic and environmental) goals. Opteon™ XL41 is part of a broad

portfolio of Opteon™ refrigerant solutions for chillers, commercial refrigeration, air conditioning & heat pumps that

allow the market to choose the optimal solution to meet their needs.

To learn more about Opteon™ XL41 (R-454B) visit Opteon.com

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