Acetylene, Instrument Grade

Instrument Grade Acetylene is an extremely flammable gas dissolved in acetone with a low phosphine level compared to industrial acetylene


Instrument Grade Acetylene is used in atomic absorption flame spectrometers.


  • Combined with instrument air to produce the flame in atomic absorption flame spectroscopy
  • Component in calibration gas used in the oil and gas industry
  • Component in calibration gas used in lung function testing

Product Summary

Gas composition

  • Acetylene ≥ 99.6%


Total impurities (ammonia, arsine, hydrogen sulphide, phosphine) ≤5 ppm

Compressed gas sizes

UN number: 1001

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Size Product code Volume / m³ Weight (full) / kg Pressure / kPa Outlet connection Availability
E 306120 3.2 1850 Type 20 NZ wide
G 306150 9.3 1850 Type 20 NZ wide
6-pack 306506 55.8 1850 Type 20 NZ wide
Additional Details

Physical & chemical properties

Appearance Odour Flammability
AppearanceColourless gas OdourGarlic-like FlammabilityExtremely flammable

Hazard class


Hazard symbol (GHS)

  • Flammable Gas 2.1
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