REF. I4020L50R2A001

N2 ≥ 99,995 %

Gas cylinder type: Cylinder
Water volume: 50L
Pressure: 200 bar
Contents : 10 m³

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Buy nitrogen (N2) food grade gas quality for longer shelf life of dry food products (coffee, nuts, rice)

ALIGAL™ 1, the E941 Nitrogen (N2) gas solution of Air Liquide used for food packaging

Properties of E941 Nitrogen gas, ALIGAL™ 1™ for food packaging

  • E941 gas standard 

  • Inert and Odorless gas

  • Little soluble in water and fats 

  • No direct bacteriological and fungistatic effects 

  • Prevents the oxidation phenomenon of pigments, aromas and / or fats 

  • Limits the development of aerobic bacteria 

  • Protects the products against crushing 

ALIGAL™ 1™ Nitrogen gases comply with food safety regulations

  • European regulations on food additives 

  • Compliance with the HACCP system 

  • Guarantee of traceability. In accordance with European directives, Air Liquide has defined its commercial specifications of the feed gases above the required criteria. In order to meet the specific requirements of our customers, the ALIGAL™ 1™ Nitrogen gases are indeed produced, supplied and applied according to the international standards recognized in the food industry such as the ISO 22000 and the FSSC 22000 (Food Safety System Certification)

Which foods can be packaged using nitrogen gas?

Nitrogen gas extends the shelf-life of dry and high oxidizing food products.

For example: chocolate powder, cereals, muesli, granola, speculoos, dried fruits, tea, dried fish, dried vegetables, pasta, dry snacks, dry herbs, milk powder, chips, grains, rice, and more. 

Find out more on the use of Nitrogen in the modified atmosphere packaging process in our free eBook.

What are the benefits of E941 Nitrogen gas on dry food products?

  • Shelf-life of dry products is extended by 2 to 5 times with Nitrogen gas compared to the normal atmosphere packaging. Get opportunity to step into new markets, both national and international, thanks to this longer shelf life.

  • Limit the use of additives and preservatives and offer naturally fresh products in order to meet the wishes of the consumer thanks to nitrogen gas

  • E941 nitrogen gas preserves the color, shape, texture and keeps your dry food products looking very attractive. 

  • Protects against the risks of crushing the product and limiting the risks of contact with the packaging caused by vacuuming.

  • Nitrogen E941 gas helps assure proper food hygiene of your packaged products

In which volume can I buy nitrogen gas for foods ?

Buy Nitrogen with the right quantity you need : from single small gas bottles, to bundles (package of 9 to 16 cylinders) up to a liquid nitrogen storage tank, delivering the right flow to a gas mixer or direct to your packaging machine.

Is nitrogen gas the right solution for my food packaging process ? 

Contact our experts who are able to analyze and advise on the modified atmosfeer around your product for free.


200 bar

Gas cylinder size



10 m³

Molecule Weight

28,01 g/mol

Gaseous relative density
Liquid relative density

0.97 (air=1)
0.80 (water=1)

Soupap Connexion

Cylinder: B4 - IS 21.7 x 1.814 right-hand male
Bundle: WW 1’1/8 right-hand male



Components (% Vol. abs)

N2 ≥ 99,995 %


H2O (5 bar) ≤ 50 ppm v/v
O2 ≤ 20 ppm v/v
CO ≤ 10 ppm v/v
NO/NOx ≤ 10 ppm v/v
CnHm ≤ 30 ppm v/v

Additional information

Specifications in accordance with Regulation (EU) 231/2012

Product compliant with:
- E941 specifications
- Food safety compliance: Food safety management system FSMS including HACCP methodology, ISO22000 and traceability through batch lot number
- Food gases cannot be considered free of particles. Despite preventive measures taken to limit the contamination level (selection of materials, filtration, purging procedures etc.) a continuous warranty of particles level cannot be ensured. Based on intended use, the end user is responsible to conduct a risk assessment of their complete system (gas distribution piping network included). Where there is a requirement for the particle contamination of the gas to be controlled, appropriate filters can be installed at the point of use.
- Cylinder compliant with : FDA and EC 1935:2004

Minimum shelf life as stated on the batch label: 60 months





  • safety

  • Recommandations: Ensure adequate ventilation.

  • Hazards identification: In high concentrations may cause asphyxiation

  • Flamability range: Inert; non-flammable

  • transportation

  • Shipping type: Compressed gases

  • Proper shipping name: Nitrogen, compressed

  • UN Number: 1066

  • ADR Class: 2

  • Classification code: 1A

  • ADR pictogram:


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Buy nitrogen (N2) food grade gas quality for longer shelf life of dry food products (coffee, nuts, rice)