Publication Spotlight: CGA P-96

CGA recently issued a new publication CGA P-96, Reciprocating Cryogenic Pumps and Pump Installations for Hydrogen and Liquefied Natural Gas.  The scope of CGA P-96 covers pumps in liquid hydrogen and liquefied natural gas, but this article will focus on cryogenic liquid hydrogen.

Acetylene Safety Tips

Acetylene is a highly flammable and explosive gas, so it is important to take proper safety precautions when working with it. Check out some of CGA’s latest acetylene safety tips.

Safety and CO2

To ensure the safe handling of carbon dioxide, the Compressed Gas Association (CGA) has outlined a few safety considerations for its use, storage, and transportation in its liquid, gaseous, and solid (dry ice) forms and when it is used as a component in gas mixtures.

CGA Safety Alerts Provide Guidance on Handling and Receiving Cylinders After Hurricanes & Other Natural Disasters

Damaged or leaking cylinders can pose serious hazards. Please reference these safety alerts, which are available to all and may be downloaded for free.

CGA Offers Compressed Gas Safety Resources for the Cannabis Industry

CGA now offers free posters and related safety information for cannabis growers and processors on the topics of carbon dioxide, cryogenic and refrigerated liquids, flammable gases, and compressed gas cylinders and equipment.

Help Us Honor DHS “If You See Something, Say Something” Awareness Day (September 25)

Join CGA in spreading the word about the U.S. DHS national “If You See Something, Say Something” Awareness Day on Friday, September 25, 2020

CGA & EIGA Issue Joint Statement Regarding Sumitomo Precision Products Brazed Aluminum Heat Exchangers

CGA’s Rich Gottwald and EIGA’s Philippe Cornille recently signed a joint statement outlining the Associations’ position on SPP brazed aluminum heat exchangers, which was published on the gasworld website.

CGA Submits Letter to gasworld Regarding Home Oxygen Fires Article

We comment on this October 2019 gasworld article, raising questions about the methodology used to compile data and the resulting inaccurate picture of home oxygen use. The article also paints a misleading picture of disregard for patient, caregiver, and emergency responder’s safety on the part of the U.S. medical oxygen industry, when safety is our primary concern.

nitrous oxide gas gauge

Nitrous Oxide Facts

Nitrous oxide (N2O) is a clear, colorless, oxidizing liquefied gas with a slightly sweet odor. The product is stable at room temperature. We discuss the facts about N2O in this article.

3 teens laughing together with helium balloon

Inhaling Helium: Party Fun or Deadly Menace?

What could be hazardous about a helium-filled party balloon, you ask? After all, balloons are supposed to be fun, right? The answer may surprise you.