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May 24, 2001

P.G. Walker Recalls Oxygen Cylinders

Springfield, MO (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said today that P.G. Walker is recalling; a) Oxygen, U.S.P., high pressure  cylinders,various sizes. Recall #D-211-1; and b) Oxygen, USP, liquid, in HLD's. because of current good manufacturing practice (CGMP)deviations, including but not limited to finished products assays missing from production records.

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

PRODUCT
a) Oxygen, U.S.P., high pressure cylinders,various sizes. Recall #D-211-1;
b) Oxygen, USP, liquid, in HLD's. Recall #D-212-1.

CODES:
Lot Number               Cylinder Sizes
536-3059-80 0102        K, M, Q, T
536-3149-82 0101        K, M, Q
536-3239-85 0102        K, M
536-3349-87 0102        K
536-3369-88 0102        K, M, T
536-3419-88 0102        K
536-3429-89 0102        K, M, T
536-3549-91 0101        E, K, M, Q
536-3569-91 0102        K, M, Q
536-3629-93 0101        K
536-0880-19 0603        B, D, E
536-0880-19 0604        E
536-1390-30 0101        K, M, Q
536-2300-48 01           190 liters-HLD
536-2500-51 01           190 liters-HLD
536-2520-52 01           160 liters

MANUFACTURER:
P.G. Walker, 1405 Walnut St, Springfield, MO. 65806

RECALLED BY:
P.G. Walker, by letter dated 10/20/00.  The recall is *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.

DISTRIBUTION:
MO, OK, TN, AR, KS, TX, and IN.

QUANTITY:
The firm distributed 587 cylinders of varying sizes.

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

Notice of this product warning was sent via email to SafetyAlerts subscribers May 24, 2001.  For more information regarding the SafetyAlerts free email alert service please click here.

 
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