Vertrel™ XF specialty fluid

Vertrel™ XF specialty fluid is a proprietary hydrofluorocarbon fluid with zero ozone-depletion potential. Vertrel™ XF is ideally suited for use in vapor degreasing equipment for cleaning, rinsing, and drying, in addition to some specialty applications including use in co-solvent systems. Vertrel™ XF is used to replace current hydrochlorofluorocarbon (HCFC) and perfluorocarbon (PFC) fluids in most applications. Vertrel™ XF forms the base for most of the Vertrel™ product line. Download the product brochure for Vertrel™ specialty fluids.


Vertrel™ XF is widely used for the following applications:

» Carrier Fluid/Lubricant Deposition
» Drying/Rinsing Agent
» Heat Transfer Fluid
» High-Voltage Dielectrics
» Optics Cleaning
» Particulate/Ionic Removal
» Precision Cleaning

Compatibility and Soils

Vertrel™ XF is compatible with most plastics and elastomers. Vertrel™ can be used to clean a wide variety of soils including cutting oils, gear oils, heavy greases, hydraulic oils, stamping oils, vacuum oils, waxes, and mineral oils. To check materials compatibility and determine if Vertrel™ XF is the optimum solution, please contact us.

Environmental Properties

Vertrel™ XF has zero ozone-depletion potential. It is used extensively to replace CFC-113, methyl chloroform, hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs), and perfluorocarbons (PFCs) in several applications. Vertrel™ XF has been accepted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under the Significant New Alternatives Policy (SNAP) program as a substitute for ozone-depleting substances. Vertrel™ XF (HFC 43-10mee) is exempt from classification as a volatile organic chemical (VOC) by the EPA. Vertrel™ XF is also VOC compliant under the California South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) regulations, which require VOC content less than 50 g/L of solvent. Vertrel™ XF is not a hazardous air pollutant (HAP) and is, therefore, not subject to NESHAP regulations. Vertrel™ XF is not included in the SARA Title III Section 313 list of toxic chemicals, and is not subject to SARA Title III (EPCRA) reporting requirements. The components of Vertrel™ XF are listed in the TSCA inventory. One component, HFC-43-10mee, is subject to the Significant New Use Rule (SNUR) and should be used only in the applications indicated in the Vertrel™ XF Safety Data Sheet
regulatory section. Vertrel™ XF is listed in ASTM G93, "Standard Practice for Cleaning Methods and Cleanliness Levels for Material and Equipment Used in Oxygen-Enriched Environments." It evaporates quickly at room temperature making it easy to remove from narrow pipe, valves, and heat exchangers. It is excellent for "on the job" field use. In many instances, Vertrel™ XF will significantly increase cleaning process productivity when compared with aqueous cleaners. Vertrel™ XF is compatible with commonly used metallic and nonmetallic materials.

» Vertrel™ XF Safety Data Sheet
» Vertrel™ SFR and Vertrel™ SDG — the most powerful cleaning solvents in their class
» For Replacing nPB
» For Replacing HCFC-225
» Vertrel™ specialty fluids Are Excellent Alternatives to HCFC-225
» New NASA Test Results Show Vertrel™ SDG Cleans Most Consistently

Our technical team can help guide you to the best Vertrel™ specialty fluids product for your specific needs. We can also work with you on custom applications. Please Contact Us