Carbon dioxide (CO2)
Medical carbon dioxide gas is normally mixed with other gases and used as a respiratory stimulant in hospitals and local clinics.
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We provide medical carbon dioxide to help you meet your healthcare needs. Air Liquide Healthcare offers the highest grade medical gases to Canadian hospitals and local clinics.
Medical carbon dioxide gas is normally mixed with other gases and used as a respiratory stimulant.
In its pure form, carbon dioxide is used as an insufflation gas for minimally invasive surgical interventions such as laparoscopy, endoscopy, and arthroscopy to enlarge and stabilize body cavities in order to enhance visibility of the surgical area.
When delivered in a cylinder with a syphon tube, carbon dioxide is also used in cryotherapy to make dry ice at the hospital or in dental offices, where it helps preserve organs, tissues, and blood for storage or shipment.
|Trade name:||ALIGAL™ 2|
|Synonyms:||Carbonic acid gas / Carbon dioxide / ALIGAL™ 2|
|Name||Product identifier||%||Classification (GHS-CA)|
|Carbon Dioxide||(CAS-No.) 124-38-9||<= 99.9||Press. Gas (Liq.), H280|
We offer CARBON DIOXIDE (DIN: 00572861) in a variety of cylinder sizes to meet the needs of your facility.
|Ordering number||Cylinder size||Content||Pressure at 21°C (P.S.I.)||CGA connection||Height||Diameter||Weight|
|COM3||3 (D)||1.9 kg||830||940||50.8 cm||10.2 cm||3.6 kg|
|COM5||5 (E)||3.2 kg||830||940||73.7 cm||10.2 cm||6.4 kg|
|COM22||22 (M)||9.1 kg||830||340||58.4 cm||20.3 cm||15.4 kg|
|COM44||44 (K)||22.7 kg||830||340||114.3 cm||21.6 cm||38.6 kg|
Carbon dioxide requires special care as it may displace oxygen and cause rapid suffocation. Know the hazards and promote education for your patients and medical staff, to avoid safety hazards and create a safe work and living environment.
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