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Liquid nitrogen supply

Charges for Liquid Nitrogen

User costs reflect departmental contributions to the purchase of the equipment:

  • Electron Microscopy, Departments of Anatomy, Physiology, Pharmacology and Toxicology, Pathology, and School of Pharmacy: $2.50 per litre
  • Other University departments: $3.50 per litre
  • External users: $5 per litre

Liquid Nitrogen Safety Instructions and Emergency Response Plan

Those intending to use LN2 must undergo a training session and be familiar with the associated hazards. Training will include the safe handling of LN2 and the appropriate emergency procedures involved. Please see below for our safety requirements for working with liquid nitrogen.

Liquid Nitrogen Safety Instructions and Emergency Response Plan (PDF 165 KB)

Liquid Nitrogen dispensing assistance and training

Gillian Grayston
Email gillian.grayston@otago.ac.nz
Tel extension 7301

Liquid Nitrogen Generator room equipment, supervision and faults

Richard Easingwood
Email richard.easingwood@otago.ac.nz
Tel extension 7301 or 021 222 4759

or

Allan Mitchell OMNI EM Technical Manager
Email allan.mitchell@otago.ac.nz
Tel extension 5642 or 021 279 5642

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