In this way, is canned oxygen dangerous?
We breathe air that is 21 percent oxygen, and werequire oxygen to live. So you might think that breathing100 percent oxygen would be good for us -- but actually itcan be harmful. So, the short answer is, pure oxygenis generally bad, and sometimes toxic.
Also asked, what are the side effects of being on oxygen?
Skin Irritation and Nasal Dryness This is one of the most common side effects ofoxygen use. Because oxygen therapy has a dryingeffect on the nasal passages, it is not uncommon for skinirritation, skin breakdown and nasal dryness to occur when usingit.
A healthy person's normal blood oxygen is between96 and 99 percent saturated with oxygen when breathingnormal air, which makes some experts question what value extraoxygen could have. The scents used in scented oxygencan also be harmful to some people, especially those withlung diseases.