Medical gas supply & equipment for the healthcare industry

Helping you breathe easier

At Praxair, we take care of your needs so you can take care of your patients. Tens of thousands of hospitals, clinics, nursing homes and other healthcare facilities trust us to provide medical gases like nitrogen to preserve vital blood and tissue, helium for MRIs, and oxygen and respiratory therapy gases to help patients breathe. 

In an industry that touches all of our lives, we know our customers expect the highest quality medical gases and equipment, and the most comprehensive service — and that's what we deliver. We are a single reliable source for medical and specialty gases, equipment and services. Our distribution network is the largest in the United States. And we are committed to innovation that helps you stay one step ahead.

Medical Gases U.S. Catalog 

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Medical applications for the healthcare industry

Respiratory Therapy & High Flow Heliox

We can supply you and your staff with a full range of Medipure™ brand pure medical gases and multi-component mixtures to meet your needs.

Pulmonary Function Testing

For many people with respiratory conditions, pulmonary function testing can be life-changing and life-saving. We provide the highest purity medical gases required.

Medical Laboratory

A full line of specialty gases and specialty gas mixtures are available in various grades including ultra high purity and research grades to meet the exacting standards for in-hospital testing.

Minimally Invasive Cryotherapy

Medical gases, such as argon and helium, are available in ultra-high pressure 6000 psig cylinders to facilitate cryoablation procedures for tumor and cancer treatment.

Tissue Transport & Blood Platelet Preservation

Ultra-Ice brand Dry Ice enables long-distance transportation of biospecimens as well as Liquid Nitrogen-NF grade for cryopreservation and blood platelet storage without the use of mechanical freezers.

Medical services and solutions for the healthcare industry

Analytical Services

Praxair offers you a comprehensive analytical testing service program. Our experienced team of professionals is available to answer your questions through our 24-hour emergency response system, which includes on-call chemists.

Cryogen & MRI Services

Available 24/7, our MRI helium and transfilling service is the most reliable and cost effective industrial service available. You may save up to 30% on your annual costs anywhere in the U.S.

Healthcare Facility Optimization & Management

We want to provide you with solutions that promote a safer work and clinical environment, and improve patient care. To do that, we offer a custom 95-point on-site survey to help you stay on top of changing medical standards, monitor and control employee chemical exposure and indoor air quality, and maintain your new and old medical gas systems.

Maintenance Program for Medical Piping Systems

Praxair offers a comprehensive program for medical gas pipeline systems in your facility that includes periodic testing, preventive maintenance, repairs, certification, utility system audits, decontamination services, engineering services, education and training.


Help ensure a safe environment at your facility with employee training for medical gas and vacuum utility systems and handling medical gas cylinders safely.

Turnkey Solutions for Medical Gas Piping Systems

Our turnkey installations help ensure code compliance with OSHA, The Joint Commission, NFPA, ASME, DHHS, MGPHO, ASHE, ASPE, AWS and state and local codes. Our turnkey solutions include designing upgrades or project expansions, installation and construction, shutdown management and brazing certification.

At Praxair, we help you optimize every step of your process. From consultation to implementation and use, we offer a range of medical gas services that help you manage your gas supply and equipment so you can focus on your patients.

Featured products and innovations for the healthcare industry


Grab n Go Advanced Respiratory Systems

Our Grab 'n Go® respiratory systems are made up of highly portable medical gas cylinders and integrated regulators. Each system features a built-in contents gauge so you always know your supply levels.


High Flow Therapy Delivery System

Praxair is the exclusive North American distributor for the Vapotherm Precision Flow® Heliox high flow delivery device. We also offer products like Medipure™ medical air or heliox USP gases, integrated valves, custom cylinder carts, and proprietary connections.

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Microbulk Medical Gas Delivery

The Praxair microbulk system solves delivery problems and reduces on-site cylinder handling while providing supply security, improved safety and more productivity.

Microbulk for Medical Gas Delivery (177KB)

MedipureTM - LC Single and Dual Cylinder Carts

The new Praxair single and dual cylinder carts make it easier than ever to have one or two large cylinders ready to go at the point of care. These advanced carts allow proper storage and handling of cylinders in a smaller area of your ER, ICU or hospital room. Click the arrow or PDF to find out more.

Medipure LC Cylinder Carts (131KB)

Emergency Oxygen Supply Manifold

When an unexpected event interrupts your bulk supply, our Emergency Oxygen Supply Manifold (EOSM) system can help quickly restore oxygen supply to patients in your healthcare facility. This portable device sits on a moveable cart, rolls easily through a standard size doorway, and attaches to your facility’s emergency oxygen supply connection. It connects your oxygen system quickly and easily to a portable dewar or cylinder and can temporarily help maintain the central system while the primary oxygen source is being restored.

Emergency Oxygen Supply Manifold Spec Sheet (60MB)

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Medical Gases U.S. Catalog