Nitrous Oxide

Nitrous Oxide

  • $45.00


Nitrous Oxide is a colorless gas at room temperature with a slight metallic scent and sweet-taste.  It is used as an anesthetic and is also known as "laughing gas".

Observe strict safety precautions and have a properly ventilated work-space.

Sources/Uses
  • used as an anesthetic

Exposure Limits

  • OSHA PEL: not determined at this time
  • NIOSH REL: Ca TWA 25 ppm or 46 mg/m3
  • 8 hr TWA: 50 ppm (American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists)

Health effects

  • Can impair decision making process
  • Higher concentrations can cause loss of consciousness
  • Non-flammable gas, but container might combust if heated

Additional Resources

Sold individually, as a pack of 5, or a pack of 10
All purchases include analysis and report from our accredited Industrial Hygiene laboratory