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Nitrous Oxide


Nitrous oxide (N20) is a colorless gas stored as a liquid. Breathing nitrous oxide can cause dizziness, unconsciousness, and even death. Long-term exposure can lead to infertility. Contact with liquid nitrous oxide can cause severe frostbite. Workers may be harmed from exposure to nitrous oxide. The level of exposure depends on the dose, duration, and type of work being done. Nitrous oxide is used in many industries. Source: NIOSH 


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Last Updated on Thursday, August 10, 2023 12:25 PM