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Liquids and Dry Ice Overview

Find answers to commonly asked questions about ordering cryogenic liquids (i.e. liquid nitrogen) and dry ice in Oracle.

Note that all dry ice and liquids STORE offered are now available directly from the supplier. 


For compressed gases, see Compressed Gas Cylinders Overview.


Liquefied gas products include oxygen (O2), nitrogen (N2), carbon dioxide (CO2), and argon (Ar2). The most common is N2.


You can order liquid nitrogen, oxygen, and argon in 160L, 180L, and 230L dewars through Oracle.

Note: If you obtain liquefied gas from an existing bulk tank, contact an authorized person in your department to transfer the gas to your dewar.


These suppliers can provide you with specific information about particular items. When you're ready to make your purchase, contact these vendors and purchase through Oracle.

Airgas West (Liquids)
Contact: Customer Service
9010 Clairemont Mesa Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92123
Phone: (800) 224-7427

Linde (Dry Ice)
Contact: Customer Service
8205 Ronson Road, Suite I
San Diego, CA 92111
Phone: (858) 653-5911


Need help? Contact our team via the UC San Diego Services & Support portal.