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Nitrous Oxide
COMMON & BRAND NAMES
Laughing Gas; Cartridges; Hippy Crack; N2O, Nangs
EFFECTS CLASSIFICATION
Dissociative Anaesthetic Gas
CHEMICAL NAME
nitrous oxide
DESCRIPTION
Nitrous Oxide is an anaesthetic gas best known for its use in dentistry and as a whipped cream propellant. It is widely available and its effects are short lasting.
CAUTION
Nitrous Oxide is not the same as Nitric Oxide. Nitric Oxide is a poisonous gas.
BASICS EFFECTS IMAGES HEALTH LAW DOSE CHEMISTRY