Airgas Great Lakes

Airgas Great Lakes has a strategic supplier for bulk carbon dioxide, welding and safety products and services. This is a restricted commodity. Please check Purchasing Guidelines for instructions.

For the purchase of items priced $5,000 or more follow, the equipment ordering procedure. Please see Procedure for Purchasing Equipment for more information.

All purchases: Email a copy of the quote, the HAZARDOUS GAS AUTHORIZATION FORM, and the shortcode to and wait for approval prior to purchase.

Hazardous Gases Program: In order to provide a safe U-M research environment, EHS has instituted a program with U-M Procurement Services which requires approval for specific hazardous gas purchases. Approval must be obtained to purchase the following gases in cylinders larger than a lecture bottle: carbon monoxide, chlorine, fluorine, hydrides (arsine, disilane, diborane, germane, phosphine, and silane), hydrogen, and toxic (NFPA health rating of 3 or 4). Oxygen over 25% also requires approval. Beyond this approval process, all hazardous gases must be used in compliance with NFPA 45 and NFPA 55. Under no circumstance should a researcher purchase more than a 1 year supply of any gas.

Contact EHS for additional information.

Buyers should familiarize themselves with instructions on how to order these gases and program details to purchase.

Orders can be placed over the phone at (734) 668-9859 using your shortcode.

PCards are not accepted

Shipping charges apply to all orders.

Supplier Details:

Contract Type:
University Contract

Supplier Contacts:

For customer service & ordering, contact:
Amy Rentschler
(734) 668-9859
(734) 668-4006 fax

For billing questions, contact:

Katrina Wallace
Phone: (216) 503-6228

For product questions, contact:
Bill Blackerby, Sales Representative
(800) 900-6247
(734) 891-1542 cell

Procurement Contacts:

Research Team