The correct formula of Freon-12 is CCl2F2. It is also known as Dichlorodifluoromethane
- Dichlorodifluoromethane is a colourless gas usually marketed under the brand name Freon-12.
- It comprises one carbon atom, two chlorine atoms and two fluorine atoms.
- It is a chlorofluorocarbon halomethane (CFC) which is used as a refrigerant and aerosol spray propellant.