May 11, 2001P.G. Walker Compressed Oxygen
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
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.
Questions concerning this recall may be directed
to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA.