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FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Consumer Media: 888-Info-FDA
July 8, 1998

PRODUCT
Compressed Oxygen USP, Transfilled in E and M6 size aluminum cylinders. Recall #D-172-8.

CODE
E-size aluminum cylinders with lot # sticker as follows: 04259803-3 units; 01139801-3 units; 01139802-3 units; 01139803-3 units; 01139804-3 units; 01139805-3 units; 01229803-3 units; 01229806-3 units; 01229807-3 units; 01229808-3 units; 01159801-3 units; 01159802-3 units; 01159803-3 units; 01159804-3 units; 01159805-3 units; 01159806-3 units; 01159808-3 units; 01159809-3 units; 01059801-3 units; 01059802-3 units; 01059803-3 units; 01059804-3 units; 01059805-3 units; 01059806-3 units; 01059807-3 units; 12299701-3 units; 12299702-3 units; 12299703-3 units; 12299704-3 units; 10149702-3 units; 10109702-3 units; 10109703-3 units; 10109705-3 units; 10109706-3 units; 10109707-3 units; 10109708-3 units; 10089701-3 units; 10089702-3 units; 10089704-3 units; 10089708-3 units; 10069701-3 units; 10069702-2 units; 10069703-3 units; 10069705-3 units; 10039701-3 units; 10039704-3 units; 10039705-3 units; 10019704-3 units; 10019705-3 units; 10019706-3 units; 09309701-3 units; 09309702-3 units; 09309707-3 units; 09309708-3 units; 09309709-3 units; 09309711-3 units; 09199701-3 units; 09199702-3 units; 09199704-3 units; 09179701-3 units; 09179707-3 units; 09179708-3 units; 09179709-3 units; 08139701-3 units; 08129701-3 units; 08129702-3 units; 08129703-3 units; 08129704-3 units; 08129705-3 units; 08129706-3 units; 08059702-3 units; 08059703-3 units; 08059705-3 units

M6-size aluminum cylinders with lot # sticker as follows: 02279808-3 units; 01229801-3 units; 01229802-3 units; 01229804-3 units; 01229805-3 units; 01159807-3 units; 01029801-3 units; 01029802-3 units; 12299705-3 units; 12299706-3 units; 10109701-3 units; 10109704-2 units; 10109709-3 units; 10089703-1 unit; 10089705-3 units; 10089706-3 units; 10089707-1 unit; 10089709-3 units; 10069704-3 units; 10069706-3 units; 10039702-3 units; 10039703-3 units; 10039706-3 units; 10039707-3 units; 10039708-1 unit; 10019701-3 units; 10019702-3 units; 10019703-3 units; 09309703-3 units; 09309704-3 units; 09309705-3 units; 09309706-3 units; 09309710-3 units; 09309712-3 units; 09199703-3 units; 09179702-3 units; 09179703-3 units; 09179704-3 units; 09179705-3 units; 09179706-3 units; 08139702-3 units; 08139703-3 units; 08059701-3 units; 08059704-3 units

MANUFACTURER
Shiv Respiratory Equipment, Inc., doing business as American Respiratory Equipment, Inc., Latham, New York.

RECALLED BY
Manufacturer, by memorandum dated May 17, 1998. Firm-initiated recall ongoing.

DISTRIBUTION
New York.

QUANTITY
218 E-size cylinders; 125 M6-size cylinders were distributed.

REASON
Subpotency.

 

The information contained herein has been obtained from sources that the Company believes to be reliable, however, the Company has not independently verified or confirmed the information and the recipient acknowledges that no representations or warranties are being made in connection with the use of the information.