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FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Consumer Media: 888-Info-FDA
February 3, 1999

PRODUCT
Oxygen, USP, compressed, in the following sizes of cylinders: OXUSP200 (equivalent to H), OXUSP150 (equivalent to S), OXUSP125 (equivalent to M), OXUSPE00, OXUSPD00, and OXUSPB00. Recall #D-096-9.

CODE
Lot #Q00J341A, EXP 12-07-98     Lot #Q00J341B, EXP 12-07-98
Lot #Q00J342A, EXP 12-08-98     Lot #Q00J343A, EXP 12-09-98
Lot #Q00J343B, EXP 12-09-98     Lot #Q01J344A, EXP 12-10-98
Lot #Q01J345A, EXP 12-11-98     Lot #Q01J348A, EXP 12-14-98
Lot #Q01J348B, EXP 12-14-98     Lot #Q01J349A, EXP 12-15-98
Lot #Q01J350A, EXP 12-16-98     Lot #Q01J351A, EXP 12-17-98
Lot #Q01J352A, EXP 12-18-98     Lot #Q01J355A, EXP 12-21-98
Lot #Q01J356A, EXP 12-22-98     Lot #Q01J357A, EXP 12-23-98
Lot #Q01J357B, EXP 12-23-98.

MANUFACTURER
Airgas - North Central, Inc., Spencer, Iowa.

RECALLED BY
Airgas - North Central, Inc., Waterloo, Iowa, by telephone on December 28, 1998, and by letter dated January 5,1999. Firm-initiated recall ongoing.

DISTRIBUTION
Iowa, South Dakota, Minnesota.

QUANTITY
687 cylinders were distributed.

REASON
Mislabeling - Product given incorrect expiration date.

 

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