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I am trying to have my old Westinghouse Frost Free 17 refridgerator/freezer hauled away, but I need to determine first, and second to document, that it contains no freon. Know how to help? Bruce

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Look on rating plate.and it will state gas used. if it is R12 then that is freon. if it is R134a or R600a then neither are freon

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