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Safety Advisory Notice - Medical Gas Cylinders

 

To improve identification of medical gas cylinders and bring them in line with European standards, the HPRA has approved changes to the colour coding of cylinders to reduce the risk of administering the wrong gas to the patient. In future, to distinguish medical gas cylinders from non-medical cylinders, the medical cylinder bodies will be white. The shoulder colours will not change, and these will identify the individual gases. Cylinders will also carry the name of the medical gas in large letters on the cylinder body to help identification.

 

Please see the attachment from BOC for full details - New 'White' appearance for medical gas cylinders.

 

 

Attachments:
Download this file (BOC - New “White” appearance for edical gas cylinders.pdf)New “White” appearance for medical gas cylinders[New “White” appearance for medical gas cylinders]2092 kB
Download this file (Safety Advisory Notice June 2017.pdf)Safety Advisory Notice June 2017[Safety Advisory Notice June 2017]266 kB
Download this file (Safety Advisory Notice King Laryngeal Tube.pdf)Safety Advisory Notice – “King Laryngeal Tube “[Safety Advisory Notice – “King Laryngeal Tube “]228 kB
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