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Ammonia: It Smells Like A Safety Challenge


Oct 1, 2004 ... For nearly two centuries ammonia has been used as a refrigerant. Its drawback is that in quantities much larger than a "sniff" it is poisonous.

What does freon smell like? | Reference.com


Freon is an odorless gas; it does not smell like anything. ... Alternate refrigerants include ammonia, sulfur dioxide and methyl chloride, all of which are toxic.

What might cause a chemical smell coming from a refrigerator ...


Coolant leaks and the use of chemical based cleaners are common causes of a ... Refrigerator coolants may smell like ammonia, nail polish remover or another ...

What does a freon leak smell like? - Quora


Sep 20, 2015 ... Refrigerant leaks have no odor from Freon. In very high concentrations, dangerous to ... At very high concentrations, totally incompatible with life, ammonia can burn. But at a level of 150,000 to 280,000 ppm, you are dealing ...

What would a leak smell like? | Monitor Top Refrigerators | Flickr


Feb 3, 2012 ... If so, it wouldn't produce an ammonia-like scent, would it? And if I have the sulfur dioxide refrigerant, that wouldn't smell like ammonia either, ...

Troubleshooting a Defective Cooling Unit


The cooling unit, or coils, of an ammonia absorption refrigerator is the heart of the ... If you smell ammonia in or around the refrigerator, and you haven't recently ...

RV Refrigerator Smells - Type A motorhomes - FMCA Motorhome ...


The fridge was on. I believe freon in these smell like ammonia. Do you believe if I shut down the unit when I get home, and clean it out, it will be ...

Urine type smell from air conditioning... (vehicles, buy, Acura ...


The "smell" in cat urine is caused by "ammonia" While I am still not sure, I believe the "cat urine" smell may possible be caused by a refrigerant leak in your AC system. ... my portable a/c unit "livin tech" brand smells like urine?

Bleach smell!! - HVAC-Talk


Heard it could be a freon burning issue being emitted? ... Maybe someone cleaned the coil with a bleach-like solvent and did not rinse ... There is a sit where it says that if freon gets burned, it exudes a ammonia/bleach smell.

Ammonia Refrigeration - Properties of Ammonia


Refrigerant grade anhydrous ammonia is a clear, colorless liquid or gas, free from .... It is recommended that if an employee can smell it they ought to back off and ... super-cooled anhydrous ammonia spray causes a freeze dry effect like frost ...