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Top-quality products. Extensive infrastructure. International supply chain expertise. You’ll find it with Airgas.

For nearly a quarter century, Airgas has been meeting the nitrous oxide needs of customers in North America with quality that exceeds USP specifications. As the world’s need for nitrous oxide increases, Airgas helps streamline the purchase and delivery of a variety of grades for customers in Asia, Europe, and South America. Airgas delivers nitrous oxide worldwide for use as an anesthetic and analgesic, as a propellant for food-grade aerosols, as a refrigerant, a leak-detecting agent, an oxidizing agent, a chemical reagent, as an ingredient in fuel combinations, and as a plasma-etching chemical for semiconductor manufacturing. Airgas is committed to delivering the quality nitrous oxide you need at a competitive price, where and when you need it.

The right expertise to meet the world’s expanding need for nitrous oxide.Producing medical, commercial, and high-purity grades of nitrous oxide, and then delivering to customers worldwide, requires significant resources and expertise. You’ll find both with Airgas.












We maintain the largest network of nitrous oxide manufacturing facilities in North America, with production in Galena, Kansas; Maitland, Ontario, Canada; Pensacola, Florida, and Yazoo City, Mississippi. And our supply chain expertise extends far beyond North America. Airgas ships nitrous oxide to all points of the globe using ISO containers. IMO-7 Intermodal Transport Tank
Nitrous Capacity..............Up to 20,000 kg
Hold Time .......................Greater than 3 months
Dimensions......................6.058m (length)2. 438m (width); ;
.......................2.581m (height)
Design Code....................IMDGE, ASME Sction VIII Division 1, e
.......................US DOT MC-338, CGA-341
Approvals .......................IMO-7, AAR-600, TC Impact Approved,
.......................CSC


Nitrous oxide specifications.

Nitrous oxide produced by Airgas conforms to the testing and quality requirements of the U.S. Pharmacopeia.

Nitrous Oxide(N20) 99.0% v/v Liquid Minimum
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 Cl2) 1 ppm v/v Vapor Maximum
Carbon Dioxide (CO2) 300 ppm v/v Vapor Maximum
Ammonia (NH3) 25 ppm v/v Vapor Maximum
Water (H2O) 150 mg/m3 v/v Vapor Maximum