Agent Name

Compressed air

CAS Number

132259-10-0

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Air, compressed; Air, refrigerated liquid (cryogenic liquid); Ambient air; Pressurized Air; Air; [ChemIDplus] UN1002

Category

Other Inorganic Compounds

Description

Air that is compressed and shipped under pressure; [CAMEO] Colorless odorless gas; [Linde MSDS]

Sources/Uses

"In industry, compressed air is so widely used that it is often regarded as the fourth utility, after electricity, natural gas and water." [Wikipedia]

Comments

Pressurized gas that may explode on heating; Does not have any harmful effects; [Linde MSDS]

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