What Is a Nitrogen Bottle?


A nitrogen bottle is a specialized cylinder that compresses and holds an odorless, tasteless gas called nitrogen. Use extreme care when handling or storing unused nitrogen. When not in use, always keep the valve close in order to prevent accidents or injury.

Nitrogen is used for pharmacological drugs, such as anesthetics. The gas is also commonly used in the preservation of pre-packaged foods. It is also used as a power source for paint guns and for filling low aircraft tires, as well as other vehicle tires. Nitrogen is also used in liquid explosives to help prevent them from blowing up without first being triggered.