Medical Carbon Dioxide

Medical use, for therapeutic treatment in humans and animals


Carbon Dioxide is used as an anaesthetic supplement in various clinical circumstances by doctors, dentists, nurses, veterinarians, anaesthetists, respiratory specialists, dermatologists, hospitals, day surgery and so on.


  • Maintaining optimum blood carbon dioxide levels, facilitating blind intubation and rapidly increasing depth of anaesthesia with volatile agents.
  • Respiratory stimulant after apnoea or after relief of chronic respiratory obstruction
  • Prevention of hypocapnia during hyperventilation
  • Clinical and physiological investigations, including use as insufflation gas

Product Summary

Gas composition

  • Carbon Dioxide ≥99.5%


Moisture < 67 ppm
Carbon monoxide < 5 ppm
Hydrogen sulphide < 1 ppm
Sulphur dioxide < 2 ppm
Nitrous oxide < 2 ppm

Available sizes


Size Product code Volume Weight (full)* Pressure Outlet connection Availability Cert. of Conformance
C 375172 1.8 kg 7.8 kg 5,000 kPa PIN INDEX Fig. 1, 6 Australia wide Download
D 375110 6.0kg 19.9 kg 5,000 kPa PIN INDEX Fig. 1, 6 Australia wide Download
E 375122 14.5 kg 47 kg 5,000 kPa PIN INDEX Fig. 1, 6 Australia wide Download
G 375142 30kg 85 5000 PIN INDEX Fig 1, 6 Australia wide Download
Additional Details

Physical & chemical properties

Appearance Odour Flammability
AppearanceColourless gas OdourOdourless FlammabilityNon flammable

UN number


Hazard class


Hazard symbol (GHS)

  • Non-flammable non-toxic gas 2.2

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