June 21, 2001BOC Gases Recalls Oxygen Tanks
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.
BOC Gases, Dayton, OH.
BOC Gases, Murray Hill, NJ., by telephone on December 7, 2000. Firm-initiated recall
Questions concerning this recall may be directed
to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA.
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