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August 28, 2002

Recall Update: Puritan Medical Air and Carbon Dioxide Recall is Complete

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

PRODUCT
a) Air, Compressed (Medical Air,USP) UN1002, Black H size cylinders. Recall # D-390-2;
b) Carbon Dioxide, USP, UN1013, Black H size cylinders.
Recall # D-391-2.

CODE
Lot #QH02P135A, Exp. 05-07
#QH02P136A, Exp. 05-07
#QH02P136B, Exp. 05-07
#QH02P136C, Exp. 05-07.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm: Puritan Medical Products, Inc., Overland Park, KS, by telephone and visit on May 23, 2002. Firm initiated recall is complete.

REASON
Mislabeling: Nitrogen NF cylinders mislabeled as Medical Air USP or Carbon Dioxide USP.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
111 size H cylinders.

DISTRIBUTION
FL.

 
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