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

Related Devices

ITOCHU Industrial Gas Co., Ltd. also sells medical gas-related devices.