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June 21, 2001

BOC Gases Recalls Oxygen Tanks

Murray Hill, NJ (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said today that BOC Gases has recalled certain Oxygen Tanks.   FDA sited the reason for the recall as follows; "MISBRANDED; Liquid Oxygen DEWAR (TWO LABELS-OXYGEN/NITROGEN) with non-permanent fittings involved in deaths."

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

Oxygen, USP, Liquid, 196 Liter Dewars (Tanks).

Recall # D-230-1.

Lot #:                        Exp. Date

333F001                  28NOV2001
333F002                  28NOV2001
333F003                  28NOV2001
334F001                  29NOV2001
334F002                  29NOV2001
334F003                  29NOV2001
340H001                  05DEC2001
340H002                  05DEC2001
340H002                  05DEC2001
341F001                  06DEC2001
341F002                  06DEC2001
341F003                  06DEC2001

BOC Gases, Dayton, OH.

BOC Gases, Murray Hill, NJ., by telephone on December 7, 2000. Firm-initiated recall ongoing.


12 cylinders.

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 June 21, 2001.  For more information regarding the SafetyAlerts free email alert service please click here.

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