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December 14, 1999

Option Care Recalls Compressed Medicinal Oxygen

Covington, GA (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today reported that Option Care is recalling Compressed Medicinal Oxygen in Steel Tanks, (E, D, and M size) because of current good manufacturing practice deviations, including but not limited to lack of oxygen assays.

This ongoing Class II recall was initiated by the company, by telephone on November 5, 1999. This is the first notice the FDA has issued to the general public of the recall.

6,000 cylinders were distributed in Georgia and included various lots produced between 8/7/98 and 8/17/99.

Questions concerning this recall may be directed to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA.

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