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May 11, 2001

P.G. Walker Compressed Oxygen Recalled

Joplin, MO (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said today that P. G. Walker, Div. of Air Products and Chemicals has recalled P.G. Walker Compressed Oxygen because of a strong chlorine odor emitting from the oxygen cylinder.

This is the first public notice of this Class II recall issued by FDA.

P.G. Walker Compressed Oxygen USP in M-6 aluminum cylinders with a Sherwood valve.

Recall #D-193-1.

Lot 513-1710-37.

P. G. Walker, Div. of Air Products and Chemicals,  Joplin, MO.

Lincare, Inc. called customers by telephone on 7/9/00. Firm-initiated recall *complete.

*Completed recall: FDA states 'completed recall' indicates the company has removed all affected product from store shelves,  it does not necessarily mean this particular product lot, or codes, have been fully accounted for.

Southwest Missouri.

23 cylinders.

Questions concerning this recall may be directed to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA.

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