Low GWP Alternatives

R454B (Opteon XL41)


R454B (Opteon™ XL41) is a mildly flammable, low global warming potential refrigerant designed to replace R410A in new equipment designs. R454B offers the optimal balance of properties to replace R410A in positive displacement, direct expansion air conditioning, heat pump and chiller applications. It offers similar properties to R410A which makes it easy and cost-effective to apply in new equipment without major modifications.


  • Commercial Refrigeration
    Commercial Refrigeration
  • Other
    Other *
  • Positive displacement, DX air conditioning, heat pumps and chillers
  • Residential, light commercial, commercial
  • Direct replacement for all equipment types designed for R-410A
  • Window units, portables, mini-splits, ducted splits, PTACs, multi-splits, DX chillers, and other

Packaging information

  • 9kg
  • 44kg
  • AFK product cylinders are fitted with a Residual Pressure Device (RPD) to ensure used refrigerant or any other substance cannot be reintroduced into a cylinder
  • Store cylinders in a cool, dry, well ventilated area, out of direct sunlight
  • AFK operates a returnable cylinder fleet, empty cylinders are to be returned 
  • For more information please contact AFK on +49 (0) 4185 7001-0 or via the Contact Us form

Product Features & Benefits

  • Lowest GWP replacement for R410A (reduction of 78 %)
  • Improved capacity and efficiency compared to R410A 
  • Excellent performance in normal and high ambient conditions
  • Very close match to R410A – easily convertible from R410A design with minimal changes
  • Non-toxic and mildly flammable 
  • Miscible with POE lubricants

Environmental Impact

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The information contained within this website is for guidance only, for further system specific advice please call AFK directly.

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