Info 26/11 Cryogenic Nitrogen in Molecular Cooking

"The Safety Advisory Council of EIGA (SAC) has received a report of an accident in connection with molecular cooking that resulted in severe injuries to a trainee chef.

SAC wants to inform potential users about the hazards of using cryogenic liquids at extreme subzero temperatures for cooking demonstrations and has therefore prepared this safety information sheet.

The Safety Information provides guidance on the precautions and simple hazard assessment that users should employ when using liquid nitrogen in this application.

The document is intended to be shared directly with end users or as a guide for member companies to develop their own information packs for customers."