Laboratories: Analytical, Commercial, Life Sciences and Universities


The purchasing decisions you make have to help your lab perform at peak efficiency, ensure accuracy and keep costs in line.

That’s why more lab procurement professionals look to partner with suppliers that can provide complete, value-added solutions,
easy-to-use eProcurement solutions and supply-chain expertise.

Achieve consistent and accurate results

With expertise spanning the total gas supply system, Airgas, an Air Liquide company can help you improve laboratory safety, maintain gas purity and minimize gas consumption—all while enhancing analytical productivity. With Airgas, you can optimize your processes and standardize your supply chain in the following areas:

Laboratory and specialty gases

  • Pure gases
  • Gas mixtures      
  • Special applications gases

Specialty gas equipment

  • Regulators
  • Changeover panels
  • Purifiers
  • Generators
  • Gas detectors

Laboratory design

  • Analytical labs
  • Life science labs

Whether you’re building a new laboratory or updating an existing one, get unbiased recommendations for each component of your system as well as assembly techniques and a full line of recommended gas management products.


Find more than just gases

Partnering with Airgas means accessing what your lab needs all from one convenient source:


Gas delivery services

  • Cylinders
  • MicroBulk/dewars
  • Bulk

Life science products and services

  • Cryogenic and mechanical freezers
  • Gas management systems
  • Biobanks and cryorepositories
  • System design services
  • Maintenance programs

Laboratory safety products

  • Clothing and accessories
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE)

Dry ice

  • Pellets, slabs, blocks
  • Packaging

Healthcare refrigerants

  • Variety of supply modes
  • Recycling


  • Lecture bottle replacement

Maintenance, Repair and Operations (MRO)

  • Industrial gases
  • Welding and cutting equipment
  • Filler metals

eProcurement solutions

  • Seamless integration

Airgas OUTLOOK® Managed Services

  • Supply-chain management solutions
  • Airgas Inventory Management (AIM™) program
  • On-site surveys

Airgas Emergency Response Organization (AERO)

  • Industry’s leading and largest team

Lower your total cost

Streamline procurement with one expert point of contact. Experience easy, straightforward invoicing. Develop more effective, more efficient inventory management. Achieve more savings. And have more time to concentrate on science.

Our nationwide specialists provide superior value and service in the following areas:

  • On-site surveys
  • Process analysis and recommendations
  • Inventory control
  • Technical support
  • Cost-saving initiatives
  • Hazard and regulatory assessment


Easily obtain precise EPA Protocols

As the largest U.S. supplier of EPA Protocol gases, we prepare and analyze our EPA Protocols and all calibration gases in strict accordance with the EPA Traceability Protocol Assay and Certification of Gaseous Calibration Standards. This standard specifies methods for traceability to National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Standard Reference Materials (SRMs) or other NIST-approved reference materials, including Airgas-produced NIST Traceable Reference Standards (NTRMs). The majority of EPA Protocol mixtures from Airgas are certified to a +/- 1% overall uncertainty guarantee and come with Certificates of Analysis to help ensure regulatory compliance. All analytical certifications are performed under completely interference-free G1 procedures, with documentation fully conforming to the requirements of the EPA Protocol program. And, maximum allowable shelf life is guaranteed.


Maintain rigorous compliance

While you push the boundaries of science and medicine, safety and regulatory compliance still remain top priorities. And as the industry trend to outsource grows, you want to feel assured that any partner you select to help you protect your personnel and productivity levels is going to measure up to your safety standards.

Safety, in its many forms, is inherent in everything we do. From products and processes to industry-leading safety training and gas-system services, we understand the regulatory environment you work in and support your efforts with a comprehensive, end-to-end supply-chain solution.

Plus, our representatives receive the training and resources needed to recommend safe, efficient operations.


We’re where you need us

Get what you need when you need it through our national network of more than 1,100 locations, including retail stores, gas fill plants, specialty gas laboratories, production facilities and distribution centers. Our personalized service provides you with a consistent and competitive edge that’s unequaled in the industry.


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