R290 (Propane)


R290 (Propane) is refrigerant grade propane, used as an alternative to R22 and R502 in low, medium and high temperature refrigeration and air conditioning applications. R290 (Propane) is a Hydrocarbon and although highly flammable it is an efficient refrigerant that has a low Global Warming Potential (GWP).


  • Commercial Refrigeration
    Commercial Refrigeration
  • Industrial Refrigeration
    Industrial Refrigeration
  • Commercial Air Conditioning
    Commercial Air Conditioning
  • Industrial Air Conditioning
    Industrial Air Conditioning
  • Domestic Air Conditioning
    Domestic Air Conditioning
  • Other
    Other *

*Heat pumps, Water heaters

Packaging information

  • 430 g
  • 5 kg
  • 185 kg
  • Available from A-Gas wholesale partners. Use the "Find a supplier" box to the right for further details
  • A-Gas product cylinders are fitted with a Residual Pressure Device (RPD) to ensure used refrigerant or any other substance cannot be reintroduced into a cylinder
  • R290 (Propane) is fitted with a left handed DIN 477-1 valve; an adaptor may be required
  • Store cylinders in a cool, dry, well ventilated area, out of direct sunlight
  • A-Gas operates a returnable cylinder fleet, empty cylinders are to be returned to an A-Gas wholesale partner
  • For alternative or larger package sizes please contact A-Gas on 0215518790 or via the Contact Us form

Product Features & Benefits

  • Refrigerant can be charged from either the liquid and vapour phase
  • A-Gas refrigerant cylinders have dual port valves, making liquid offtake easier
  • Flammable and non-toxic with a safety classification of A3
  • Compressors can be charged with a variety of oils, contact the compressor manufacturer for more information
  • Low GWP of 3
  • Excellent thermodynamic properties leading to high energy efficiency
  • Low charges allow for smaller heat exchanges and piping dimensions
  • Due to its flammable nature R290 (Propane) requires different charging and recovery procedures
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