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# How long can oxygen last?

Updated: 9/15/2023

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15y ago

it can last for as long as you can hold your breath. after that time you have 3 minutes before you pass out.

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### How long will oxygen last At current rate of burning?

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### Why can a person last 1 minute without oxygen?

A person can last 4 minutes without oxygen, longer in extreme cold. It takes that long for the body to use up the oxygen in the blood.

### How long will a ml6 oxygen cylinder last?

An ML6 oxygen cylinder, when "charged" to normal pressures, holds 170 liters of oxygen. How long that will last depends on a number of factors. If the flow is set to 2 liters per minute continuous then it will last less than 1 and 1/2 hours. If an oxygen conserving device is used (they give the gas in pluses when breaths are taken) it can last over 4 hours.

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### How long would a fire last with a limited amount of oxygen?

The is not enough information to answer this. We need to know what is burning, how much, and how fast, and how much oxygen we have.

### Is argon lethal?

Argon is generally not considered lethal to humans as it is a non-toxic and inert gas. However, if argon were to displace oxygen in an enclosed space, it can lead to asphyxiation by causing oxygen deficiency. It is important to handle argon with caution in environments where there is a risk of oxygen displacement.

### How long does a flame last?

Until the fuel or oxygen is all consumed, whichever comes first.

### How long do eggs last in 90 degree water?

Not very long, maybe a few days. That's because the higher the temperature in the water, the less oxygen. Eggs need oxygen to survive.

### How long can flame last without air?

Combustion or burning requires oxygen of the air. So, if there's no air, the flame will extinguish immediately because there's no oxygen.

### Why can't people stay in space for a long time?

Simple: People cannot stay in space for a long time because although they have stored oxygen, it cannot last forever. Eventually they will lose all oxygen, and if they have not returned to earth before their oxygen runs out, they will die.

### How long would you have to breathe straight helium for it to kill you?

About 2 minutes, the same as you would last not breathing oxygen.