Doc. 176/19 Safe Practices for Storage and Handling of Nitrous Oxide

This publication considers the safety aspects of the design, engineering, construction, and operation of nitrous oxide storage, and supply installations used in the industrial and medical gases industry.

This edition has been revised from the 2016 edition to take into account operational experience of nitrous oxide and update a number of references.

The publication is intended for those who are involved in any aspects relating to the design, engineering, construction, and operation of nitrous oxide storage and supply installations that may be used in either industrial or medical applications.

The publication is part of the programme to develop Globally Harmonised publications amongst Regional Gas Associations.