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January 11, 2000

Gretna Drug Co Recalls Compressed Medical Oxygen

Indianapolis, IN (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today reported that Gretna Drug Co. is recalling Compressed Medical Oxygen, USP, Rx in size D, E and M6 cylinders because of current good manufacturing practice deviations.  These include, but are not limited to, failure to perform and/or document calibration of the oxygen analyzer.

The recalled cylinders have the lot numbers of:
12109901, 11229902, 04099902, 08259901, 02229901, 08209901, 08209903, 10069901, 08259901, 11089904, 10069901, 11229903, 08209902, 01199901, 10069902, 05319903, 11089902, 11229904, 12089901 or 12089902

According to FDA, 27 cylinders were distributed in Virginia.

This Class II recall was initiated by Gretna Drug Company by telephone on December 16, 1999.  This is the first public notice issued by the FDA.  The FDA considers this recall to be complete.

Questions concerning this recall may be directed to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA.
Recall #D-196-0.

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