Compressed gas and cryogenic liquid

Laboratory gases are supplied in high-pressure cylinders. These cylinders present their own hazards and must be stored, handled and used with extra care.  Cryogenic liquids are defined as liquids with a normal boiling point at or below -900C.  These can also present their own unique hazards.

The following two standards provide guidance on how to handle these materials:  

Compressed Gas Standard

Cryogenic Liquid Handling Standard


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Cryogenic and compressed gas training program

Additional resources and information

Cryogenic ventilation calculator