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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of January 2, 2013

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Event Detail

Event ID 63729
Product Type Devices
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm Praxair Inc.
City Danbury
State CT
Country US
Voluntary/Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2012-11-16
Initial Firm Notification of
Consignee or Public
Distribution Pattern Worldwide distribution: USA (nationwide) and countries of: Brazil, Canada, China, Columbia, Costa Rica, India, Paraguay and Uruguay.

Product Detail

Product Description Code Info Classification Reason for Recall Product Quantity Recall Number
Praxair Vantage Grab n Go - Gas Cylinder pressure regulator Catalog Number: OX-M-AEGNGVNTG Usage: Regulator reduces pressure in oxygen-containing cylinder. OX M-AEGNGVNTG (US and Canada) and WESPRX-9500 (Global) Cyclinders in service since Jan 2009. Units with a "T" decal (T-teflon) on the fill side of the valve have the rework completed. Class I Isolated incidents of ignition inside Grab n' Go cylinders that had been knocked over or otherwise subject to significant physical impact. 320,451 units (255,690 US ; 55,884 Canada; 8877 OUS) Z-0525-2013