♦ For storage of vitamins, antibiotics, and unsaturated fatty acids which easily oxidize.
♦ To prevent mold growing on animal and plant-derived reagents and samples, and damage by insects.
♦ To prevent deactivation of enzymes.
♦ To maintain amount of bacteria for Lactobacillus preparation and anaerobic bacteria formulation.
♦ To prevent rusting of oxide electrodes and medical instruments.
♦ To prevent oxidation of electronic materials and components.
♦ For storage and transport of anaerobic samples.
♦ For storage of substances that will easily oxidize.
♦ For removal of residual oxygen, such as after nitrogen gas replacement.
♦ For removal of oxygen which has leaked or is remaining in a glove box (ISO-A-2500HS).