Can argon gas explode?
In this regard, is argon gas flammable or explosive?
Argon gas is colorless, odorless and non-flammable. It is non-toxic. The primary health hazard is asphyxiation by displacement of oxygen.
Subsequently, question is, can argon get you high? It is safe to breath argon in the atmosphere because it is thoroughly dissolved in the rest of the air, lowering it's density. If you breath argon in any concentration it can be difficult to impossible to inhale it on your own. In this case, it is NOT a matter of mild Hypoxia.
In respect to this, is argon a dangerous gas?
Safety. Although argon is non-toxic, it is 38% more dense than air and therefore considered a dangerous asphyxiant in closed areas. It is difficult to detect because it is colorless, odorless, and tasteless.
What is Argon poisoning?
Very high levels of Argon can decrease the amount of. Oxygen in the air and cause suffocation with symptoms of headache, rapid breathing, dizziness, confusion, tremors, loss of coordination and judgment, and lightheadedness. Higher levels can cause nausea, vomiting, unconsciousness, coma and death.