Nitrous Oxide Product Offerings
Airgas provides medical, food, industrial, and high-purity grades of nitrous oxide. We maintain the largest network of nitrous oxide manufacturing facilities in North America, with production in Maitland, Ontario, Canada, Yazoo City, Mississippi, and Tooele, Utah. Our supply chain expertise extends far beyond North America. Airgas ships nitrous oxide to all points of the globe using vacuum jacketed ISO containers.
Nitrous oxide is produced by Airgas for the medical market according to the United States FDA Good Manufacturing Practices and conforms to the testing and quality requirements of the U.S. Pharmacopeia (see chart). We also offer Nitrous Oxide with tighter specifications. Check out our technical library for more detailed information.
Airgas has the capabilities to deliver bulk nitrous oxide to locations nationwide. We also fill cylinder sizes from 6 to 60 lbs, Y cylinders containing 600 lbs and tube trailers that hold up to 25,000 lbs.
|Nitrous Oxide (N2O)||99%||v/v||Liquid||Maximum|
|Carbon Monoxide (CO)||10 ppm||v/v||Vapor||Maximum|
|Nitric Oxide (NO)||1 ppm||v/v||Vapor||Maximum|
|Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2)||1 ppm||v/v||Liquid||Maximum|
|Halogens (measures CI2)||1 ppm||v/v||Vapor||Maximum|
|Carbon Dioxide (CO2)||300 ppm||v/v||Vapor||Maximum|
|Water (H20)||150 mg/m3||v/v||Vapor||Maximum|
Nitrous Oxide Applications
Airgas delivers nitrous oxide worldwide for several application uses, including:
- Anesthetic and Analgesic
- Propellant for food-grade aerosols
- Leak-detecting agent
- Oxidizing Agent
- Chemical reagent
- Ingredient in fuel combinations
- Semiconductor manufacturing
- Internal combustion engine performance enhancements
Nitrous Oxide Safety
Airgas’ nationwide Emergency Response infrastructure is the largest response organization in our industry providing support anywhere in the country.
If you happen to experience a nitrous oxide related safety incident, we can offer assistance with providing our decades of knowledge in the industry.
Please contact us if you would like to discuss our capabilities in this area further.