Argon (Ar)

Argon gas is used in pure and in mixture forms in hospitals for analysis and quality control.
 

or more information

We offer argon and argon gas mixtures in various volumes and purities for your analysis and quality control needs.

Applications

Argon (Ar) is a colourless, odourless, inert gas. As argon is an atmospheric gas, it can be sourced by separating it from air. Argon is used in pure form or in mixtures in hospitals for analysis and quality control.

More particularly, argon is used as plasma gas in Inductive Coupled Plasma (ICP) emission spectrometry, as a blanket gas in Graphite Furnace Atomic Absorption Spectrometry (GFAAS), and as a carrier gas in gas chromatography for various detectors.

Other applications

  • Quenching gas (pure or mixed with methane)
  • Zero, diluting and carrier gas for analysis
  • Cryoablation

Product information

Identification

Product form: Substance or Mixtures
Substance name: Argon
Formula: Ar
Synonyms: Argon (gas), Albee Argon, ARCAL™ Prime, Industrial Argon

Composition

Name Product identifier % Classification (GHS-CA)
Argon (compressed) (CAS-No.) 7440-37-1 > 99.9 Not classified

Ordering information

Cylinder size guide

We offer ARGON in a variety of purities and concentrations to meet the needs of your facility and your healthcare objectives.

Please contact us if you require an Argon mixture or grade not listed below.

Grade Alphagaz 2 Alphagaz 1 Alphagaz HP
Purity 99.9995% 99.999% 99.995%
Guaranteed Impurities (ppm molar)      
H2O <0.5 <3 <3
O2 <0.5 <2 <5
THC <0.1 <0.5  
H2 <0.1    
CO <0.1    
CO2 <0.1    
N2 <0.1    

Safety information

Argon 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.

Safety data sheet (SDS)

Safe cylinder handling

Do you need pricing or more information?

Our team will listen to your needs and answer your questions, to help identify the right equipment and services for your facility.

Write us

Leave us a message and we will contact you in less than 48 hours.

Talk to us

Whenever you need assistance, please call our toll-free number (24/7).

Visit us

Air Liquide Healthcare
6990 Creditview Road, Unit 6
Mississauga, ON L5N 8R9

Why choose us

  • Full-scope medical gases provider
    We are involved from production to patient therapy, and know medical gases intimately

  • Reliability
    You can depend on us to provide you with the right equipment and services to meet your facility's needs

  • Innovation
    Innovation is our vision: we prioritize quality of care through patient-centric products and services

  • Safety
    Ensuring the safety of your patients and staff is our top priority - our emphasis is on safety, compliance and risk management

  • Experienced
    We are owned by Air Liquide Group, the largest supplier of industrial, medical & specialty gases, found on every continent in the world

  • Coast-to-coast service network
    Our fill plants are widespread to shorten response-time and ensure supply chain reliability

  • Accreditation and regulation
    We help you ensure your facility's medical equipment is serviced and fully compliant with Canadian standards

  • Customized portfolio
    We supply a complete range of high-quality specialty gases, including mixtures used in specific applications to suit your needs