Helium tanks should be stored in an indoor, well-ventilated, secure area. The tanks should not be stored in areas that are unprotected from the weather. Exposure to wet or damp areas could result in rusting, weakening the metal which could cause the tank to burst. The tank should be stored upright, to prevent damage to the nozzle or valve. The temperature of the storage area should not exceed 120˚F (49˚C). The storage area should not have any materials in it that are combustible.
Do not store the helium tank:
- where salt or other corrosive materials are present.
- in your vehicle for any extended period of time.
- in high-traffic areas or emergency exits, where the tank could be tripped over or knocked down, resulting in damage to the tank, injury, or release of the helium.