Gases for Medical Use
A diverse lineup of gases to cater to a wide range of needs
Our gases are used in a wide range of applications in the medical field, including oxygen for inhalation, nitrous oxide (laughing gas) for anesthesia, and ethylene oxide for sterilization.
Main Products and Applications
|Medical oxygen O2||For oxygen for inhalation, For operations under general anesthetic, For hyperbaric (high-pressure) oxygen therapy|
|Medical nitrogen N2||As a power source for automated scalpel system for surgical use, For cryotherapy for skin disorders, For living cell storage banks|
|Carbon dioxide CO2||For cryosurgery, For anaerobic cultures in bio research, For laparoscopic surgical procedures (abdominal cavity)|
|Nitrous oxide (laughing gas) N2O||As a general anesthetic|
|Liquid helium He||For cooling of MRI magnets|
|Ethylene oxide (sterilizing gas) C2H4O||For sterilization|
|Artificial air (oxygen + nitrogen) O2+N2||For artificial respirators|
|Stable isotopes||For PET (positron emission tomography) equipment used for cancer testing|
ITOCHU Industrial Gas Co., Ltd. also sells medical gas-related devices.