In Columbus Nitrous Oxide is in high demand, from commercial users such as cafes and restaurants to home bakers. NOS is a controlled substance which means it can be more difficult to find since, Legislation restricts the sale of nitrous oxide, to help stop misuse.
In this page we’ll be showing you the various US stores you can buy cream chargers form and locally in Columbus. View our Health & Safety page to find out extra information on the misuse of Nitrous Oxide, which is incorrectly referred to as whippits, laughing gas, hippie cracks, nangs, nos and many more by people. It’s also important to remember that Nitrous Oxide is not for human inhalation and there can be catastrophic risks in doing so. We do not condone the misuse of Nitrous Oxide in any way.

Buying online (Our Picks)

The NOS chargers come in a range of packs including 10, 24 and 50pks.  Brands such as SupremeWhip, QuickWhip, ISI, BestWhip, Mosa, and Whip-it! are available online.

The 500ml cream whipper is a high quality product capable of dispensing whipped cream, while keeping it fresh for longer. It’s available in different colors and varieties .

Buying locally in Columbus

There are lots of locations around Columbus that sell Nitrous Oxide to the public. However, kitchen supply shops are the best places to look first.
Below are various Columbus specific Nitrous Oxide retailers, some of which can deliver the cream chargers to you.

Wasserstrom Supply


2777 Silver Dr,
OH 43211

Phone: +1 614-737-8146


635 West Broad St.
OH 43215

Phone: (800) 235-3325

Whipped Cream Recipes

Find flavoured whipped cream recipes for you to use with your dispensers. Also find out how to use your whipped cream dispenser in the correct way by clicking the icon above.

Extra information - Types of NOS

Choosing the specific type of Nitrous Oxide might seem like a complicated process but it’s really not. To start with you have 3 main types, and only one of them is relevant for use with food. 

Most shops in Columbus are likely to only stock 8g food grade nitrous oxide canisters

This is the most readily available form of Nitrous Oxide, in the form of cream chargers for whipping cream and other culinary needs. You can buy these from mini marts, kitchen shops and Online! This grade is also the most misused unfortunately. 

This is used in cars to be injected into the engine, allowing it to output more power. This type of N2O almost always has hydrogen sulphate, (A Rotten egg smell) added to it to stop recreational users.

This medical nitrous oxide is 99% pure. Only chemical supply companies or a gas companies can purchase this product. This grade of the NOS is widely used in medical and dental anaesthetic applications. 

A box of 10 Quick Whip cream chargers
Box of 10 (8g) - Food grade Nitrous oxide canisters (Cream Chargers)

Canister size

There are also 3 main sizes/formats of canisters. 8g, 16g and tanks. Most people are likely to only ever need the standard 8g cream chargers.

8g Canister

These canisters are the most readily available being vastly manufactured and fit nearly all whipped cream dispenser on the market. The products advertised above are perfect for this.

16g Canisters (Double Chargers)

These are double the standard weight for NOS canisters, simply holding more. However, not all dispenser fit this product and most require a threaded dispenser. Generally they’re not worth the hassle as they’re harder to source and can be more expensive. They are not necessary for most domestic purposes. Eg: Whipping cream


Tanks of compressed NOS are generally only used in medical centres , ice cream vans and ect. Only medical facility’s, chemical companies and catering companies to get them refilled. Only experienced individuals should use these products. If you knock the valve off a large tank it can blow through a wall. There are many other risks surrounding tanks of Nitrous Oxide. 

8g Steel Mosa Cream charger Cartridge
Food Grade - 8g Steel Mosa NOS Cream Charger

Large quantities of cream chargers are available from