Medical Air 

General

Medical air is used for a variety of patient applications. Many patients sensitive to oxygen toxicity are delivered air to lower their exposure to oxygen. Many of these patients have extremely delicate respiratory systems or processes which rely on a pure, accurate concentration of medical air. Some examples of patients dependent on a reliable, quality air supply would be neonates and those patients suffering from adult respiratory depression syndrome.

Material Safety Data Sheets

WHMIS (Canada) ClassificationClass A: Compressed Gas
UN NumberUN1002
Color Code Cylinder ShroudGray, White & Black
HazardsMajor Hazards:
High Pressure
ToxicityNot applicable
Flammability limits in air (STP conditions)Supports combustion

Safety

Know all of the hazards (fire/explosion, health, chemical reactivity, corrosivity, toxicity, pressure) of the materials you work with. Read the MSDSs and labels for all of the materials you work with and check the label, not the cylinder color, to identify the gas. Only discharge compressed gases safely using devices, such as pressure regulators, approved for the particular gas. Follow your employer’s occupational health & safety guidelines.

Regulatory

We comply with Health Canada Regulations and hold a Drug Identification # for this gas (DIN # 02238755)

Ordering Information & Technical Details

West Care Medical has an extensive selection of cylinder sizes and materials (aluminum and steel) to help our customers attain their objectives with total satisfaction. Please contact us at 1-888-540-8288.