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June 27, 2001

FDA First Notice: Valley National Gases Inc. Recalls Oxygen Cylinders

Wheeling, WV (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said today that Valley National Gases Inc. has recalled certain oxygen cylinders because they were sold were sold unfilled or empty.

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

PRODUCT
Oxygen, USP Compressed, size B, D and E aluminum and steel cylinders.

Recall # D-233-1.

CODES:
Lots 116T102 and 116T103.

MANUFACTURER:
Valley National Gases, Inc., Charleston, WV.

RECALLED BY:
Valley National Gases, Inc., Wheeling, WV, by telephone and letter on 5/3/2001. Firm initiated 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:
WV.

QUANTITY:
178 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 27, 2001.  For more information regarding the SafetyAlerts free email alert service please click here.

 
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