Chemical Symbol: CO2
Carbon dioxide is a compound containing carbon and oxygen. At atmospheric temperatures and pressures, carbon dioxide is in gaseous form. It is colorless, odorless, about 1.5 times heavier than air and a slightly acid gas. The gas is nonreactive, nontoxic and nonflammable. Solid carbon dioxide (dry ice) is formed at a temperature of -78.5°C.
as a refrigerant when transporting dairy products, meat products, frozen foods and other foods.
used as a coolant in industrial processes such as grinding, rubber tumbling and cold treating materials.