Arkema is one of the world’s leading producers of fluorochemicals. Its Forane® range of products includes refrigerants, foam blowing agents for foams, solvents and propellants for aerosols.

Arkema's fluorochemicals

The Forane® refrigerant fluids are used in a variety of air conditioning and refrigeration applications such as:

  • Automotive air conditioning
  • Commercial and residential air conditioning
  • Industrial and commercial refrigeration
  • Food processing
  • Transport refrigeration
  • Appliances


Forane® foams, solvents and aerosols are used in a wide range of applications:

  • blowing agents for the production of foam, insulation boards, and sandwich panels,
  • solvents for precision cleaning, 
  • propellants for aerosols.


Arkema is the world's largest supplier of fluorinated blowing agents for the rigid foam market.


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Foranext® fluorochemicals and fluorospecialties development provide fluorine where it counts:


  • Agro and pharmachemistry
  • Electronics
  • Catalysts
  • Fine chemistry

The very comprehensive range of Forane® fluorochemicals includes:

  • Hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs)
  • Hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs)
  • Hydrochlorocarbons (HCCs)
  • Inorganic specialties (BF3