Medical Equanox

Medical use, for therapeutic treatment in humans and animals

N2O / O2

Medical Equanox is a mixture of nitrous oxide and oxygen used by doctors, nurses, dentists, veterinarians, and anaesthetists in hospitals, day surgery and so on.


  • Relief of severe pain, usually in emergency situations
  • Short-term procedures which inevitably involve pain, such as wound and burn dressing, wound debridement and suturing
  • Traumatic injuries
  • Invasive procedures such as catheterisation and sigmoidoscopy
  • Changing position of limbs, manipulation or splinting
  • Altering the position of a patient in pain
  • Applying traction plus the insertion and removal of skeletal pins for traction
  • Removal of radioactive intracavity gynaecological applicators
  • Physiotherapy
  • Renal colic
  • Labour pain
  • Sternum bone marrow biopsy
  • Constipation
  • Paediatrics
  • Dental work to provide short-term analgesia for tooth extraction and other brief procedures

Product Summary

Gas composition

  • Nitrous Oxide 50% ± 2%
  • Oxygen 50% ± 2%


Moisture < 67 ppm
Carbon monoxide < 5 ppm
Carbon dioxide < 300 ppm

Available sizes


Size Product code Volume Weight (full)* Pressure Outlet connection Availability Cert. of conformance
C 367172 0.5 m³ 6.8 kg 12,000 kPa PIN INDEX Fig. 8 Australia wide Download
D 367110 1.6 m³ 16.5 kg 12,000 kPa PIN INDEX Fig. 8 Australia wide Download
E 367122 4.0 m³ 39.3 kg 12,000 kPa PIN INDEX Fig. 8 Australia wide Download
G 367142 8.0 m³ 67.7 kg 12,000 kPa PIN INDEX Fig. 8 Australia wide Download
Additional Details

Physical & chemical properties

Appearance Odour Flammability
AppearanceColourless gas OdourSweet smelling colourless gas FlammabilityNon flammable

UN number


Hazard class


Hazard symbol (GHS)

  • Non-flammable non-toxic gas 2.2
  • Oxidising Agent 5.1


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