Medical Air

For respiratory assistance

Air Liquide Healthcare has over 20 years of proven experience in providing medical gases such as medical air, and equipment to the Australian market. Our highly-qualified staff strive to serve all of our patients and customers as professionally, effectively and efficiently as possible.

Medical air is used for respiratory assistance.

Applications include:

  • Mechanical ventilation: medical air may be used as a carrier gas to supply respirators in respiratory assistance in anaesthesia, resuscitation and ventilation
  • Nebulisation: in aerosol treatments, medical air may be used as a gas vector for the inhaled drugs when oxygen supplementation is not required

Air is a non-toxic, non-flammable, non corrosive gas used in mixtures with a gas density at STP 1.2928 kg/m3. Air can be supplied in cylinders and by on-site generators.

We offer medical air in a variety of cylinders sizes to meet the needs of your facility.

Item Number Cylinder Capacity
102012S 'D' Cylinder 1.5m3
102010S 'E' Cylinder 3.6m3
102008S 'G' Cylinder 7.4m3
102007S 'GX' Cylinder 7.6m3

 

Medical Air Product Information  
Indications For normal respiration In anaesthetic equipment as a carrier gas during surgery For nebulisation of inhaled drugs when oxygen supplementation is not required.
Contraindication None known
Method of Administration By inhalation For breathing purposes supported by a ventilator In anaesthetic equipment as a carrier gas
Product Information Please review Product Information before prescribing. Available from Air Liquide Healthcare or downloaded from the TGA Public Information website eBS.