In Glasgow Nitrous Oxide is in high demand, from the many bars and restaurants that need the cream chargers for food preparation, to home bakers. NOS is a controlled substance which means it can be more difficult to find, since the Psychedelic substance Act 2016 came into force.
In this page we’ll be showing you the various places you can buy cream chargers from in Glasgow. View our Health & Safety page to find out more information on the misuse of Nitrous Oxide, which is wrongly referred to as whippits, laughing gas, hippie cracks, nangs, nos and many more by people. It’s also important to understand that Nitrous Oxide is not for human inhalation and the risks involved in doing so. We do not condone the misuse of Nitrous Oxide in this way.

Buying online (Our Picks)

Our cream whipper is a high quality product capable of  dispensing 250 ML of whipped cream while still keeping it fresh for around 2 Weeks! We also offer Fast Free shipping on eBay.

The NOS chargers come in a range of quantities from 1 to 240 cream chargers. Brands such as Mosa, Liss and ICO are also available from Amazon .

Buying locally in Glasgow

There are lots of places around Glasgow that sell Nitrous Oxide on the shop floor. Corner shops and kitchen supply shops are the best places to search first.
Below are various Glasgow specific Nitrous Oxide retailers, some of which can deliver the cream chargers to you.


56 Glassford Street
G1 1UL

Phone: 01412971147

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 Glasgow 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 one of 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 containing 10 x 8g Steel Cream charger Cartridges
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
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