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March 7, 2002

Medico Medical Equipment & Supplies Liquid Oxygen Recall Update

(SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released the following information.

PRODUCT
Liquid Oxygen, USP, Medical, Refrigerated, transfilled into Cryogenic Home Units (models PB-31 and PB-41; 70-80 lbs. per unit) and Cryogenic Dewars (models Dura 5200/375 lbs. and 5500/450 lbs per unit).
Recall # D-197-2.

CODE
All units transfilled and distributed from 1/22/02 through
1/30/02.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Medico Medical Equipment & Supplies Inc., Berea, OH, by visits beginning January 31, 2002. FDA initiated recall is complete.

REASON
The firm failed to perform identity and potency testing prior to distribution.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
140 home units and 11 dewars.

DISTRIBUTION
OH
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