Acetylene, Instrument Grade

Instrument Grade Acetylene is an extremely flammable gas dissolved in acetone with a low phosphine level compared to industrial acetylene


Instrument Grade Acetylene is used in atomic absorption flame spectrometers.


  • Combined with instrument air to produce the flame in atomic absorption flame spectroscopy
  • Component in calibration gas mixtures used in the oil and gas industry
  • Component in calibration gas used in lung function testing

Note: Cylinders are filled to weight. Nominal pressure does not determine full status. Nominal pressure 18.5 Bar or 1850 kPa.

Product Summary

Gas composition

  • Acetylene ≥ 99.0%


Total impurities (ammonia, arsine, hydrogen sulphide, phosphine) ≤5 ppm

Compressed gas sizes

UN number: 1001

Download safety data sheet


Size Product code Volume / m³ Weight (full) / kg Outlet connection Availability Cert. of conformance
D 306110 1.0 Type 20 Australia wide Download
G 306150 9.3 Type 20 Australia wide Download
6-pack 306506 55.8 Type 20 Australia wide Download
Additional Details

Physical & chemical properties

Appearance Odour Flammability
AppearanceColourless gas OdourOdourless FlammabilityExtremely flammable

Hazard class


Hazard symbol (GHS)

  • Flammable Gas 2.1
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