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FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

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Yes, you can still sell R-12 and other CFC refrigerants. Although these refrigerants can no longer be manufactured, it is perfectly legal to sell to an EPA certified buyer.

You can find more information here.

Yes, all of our employees are 609 certified technicians. We are happy to provide a hard copy or send an electronic copy of our certificates.

Yes. We accept reclaim material above 10 pounds. We travel with a portable refrigerant analyzer and test for purity before purchase.

Remember to subtract the tare weight when weighing your material. For reclaim tare weights, please see our  What We Buy page.

Common brands include: Dupont, Genetron, Forane, National, Chargette, Sercon, Interdynamics, LaRoche, Cold Shot, and Isotron.

Many retired auto mechanics, car enthusiasts, farmers, and HVAC-R professionals still have R-12 and other CFC refrigerant collecting dust in their garages and basements! Sound like you? Check your inventory and contact us.

It is easy to identify refrigerant in its original cylinder by looking at key characteristics such as chemical name, brand, and container color.

For more details, please refer to our What We Buy page.

You can weigh your cylinder using a bathroom scale or a professional refrigerant scale. Don’t forget to subtract the tare weight of the cylinder. Read more about tare weights here.

Go to our “How It Works” page for a handy guide to all of our collection options.

We offer various payment options based on purchasing method. For the local pick up program, we pay in cash or check. For the mail-in program and drop-site program, we pay by check, PayPal, Western Union or Venmo.

No. We require a minimum of 10 pounds net weight of refrigerant to qualify for a local pickup. If you do not have 10 pounds of material, there is still an opportunity for you to sell your refrigerant to us via our mail-in or drop-site programs. For details, check out our How It Works page.

We do not buy R-12 replacement refrigerants. Be sure to check that your material is not replacement material. Common replacement brands include Freeze 12, Hotshot, and FR-12.

No. We do not buy foreign refrigerants. In fact, our clients complete a refrigerant purchasing agreement to attest that they did not source the material from another country, the U.S. government, or a Native American tribe.