Safety Tips For Using Cryogenic Materials

using cryogenic gas north carolinaCryogenic gases – including argon, nitrogen, oxygen, helium and carbon dioxide – are pretty cool – about -238 Fahrenheit (-150 Celsius), to be exact. They’re so cool, in fact, that they’re used for doing everything from removing tumors to launching rockets.

Given the extremely low temperatures of cryogenic liquids, there are several general precautions and best practices that must be followed to keep handlers safe. Consider these guidelines for handling cryogenic gases, courtesy of the Yale University office of Environmental Healthy & Safety.

Potential Hazards

The use of and handling of cryogenic materials pose the following potential hazards:

Precautions And Controls

Personal Exposures And Spills

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