Hydrogen vs Helium Balloons for decoration – Important Points to Remember

Hydrogen vs Helium Balloons for decoration: Important Points to Remember - Funzoop The Party Shop

Decorating with floating balloons can add style and elegance to any occasion making them a popular choice for parties, weddings, and other events.

While both Helium and Hydrogen, being lighter than air, can be used for inflating the balloons for the party, however there are some important safety considerations that you need to keep in mind when it comes to choosing the right gas for your balloons.

Helium is a non-flammable gas that is lighter than air. It is commonly used to inflate balloons, as it makes them float in the air. Helium is generally considered safe to use for balloon inflation, as it is not toxic or combustible.

Helium gas balloons are commonly used for decoration and celebration purposes. They can be found in a variety of shapes, sizes, and colors, and can be customized with messages, logos, or designs.

Hydrogen, on the other hand, is a highly flammable gas that is lighter than air. While it can also be used to inflate balloons, it is not recommended due to the risk of fire or explosion if the gas comes into contact with a spark or open flame.

While hydrogen can be cheaper than helium, the safety concerns associated with its use make helium a more popular choice for balloon inflation. Additionally, some countries have regulations in place that restrict or prohibit the use of hydrogen for balloon inflation.

Watch the following flame test by Scitech WA on YouTube to get a better idea on flammability of each gas.
Hydrogen vs. Helium Balloon Experiment

Funzoop, as a responsible vendor, uses non-toxic and pure medical grade Helium to make your celebrations enjoyable and safe. 

Stay smart, stay safe, and enjoy the party!