We will be hosting live streams and in-person FDA, DOT seminars in 2024! Topics include how to handle, transport and fill oxygen and other accreditation topics to help home care providers keep up with changing regulatory and technical
The FDA CARES Act mandates that all drug manufacturers (including medical oxygen transfillers) report specific details about their drug volumes to the
What can an oxygen refilling system offer me? Refilling your own oxygen cylinders is a cost-effective alternative to supplier refills. Two main types of oxygen refilling systems are available: gas-to-gas (HP) and liquid-to-gas. Both methods save you money compared to purchasing cylinder refills from a supplier. How do I determine the right refilling system for my needs? It depends on the volume of cylinders you use weekly (monthly and yearly). Smaller volume users (under 100 cylinders per week) typically opt for gas-to-gas systems, while liquid-to-gas systems suit larger volume users. Liquid-to-gas: Higher initial investment Faster fill speed/volume per hour Fully expandable Gas-to-gas: Lower initial investment Slower fill speed/volume per hour Fully expandable How many cylinders per hour can each system fill? The OF-7000 liquid-to-gas system can fill at least 66 "E" cylinders per hour, while a typical gas-to-gas system can fill at least 25 "E" cylinders per hour. How do I comply with all the regulations? If you choose Applied Home Healthcare Equipment for equipment and training, we can guide you through the process, providing necessary paperwork. After proper training, staying compliant is straightforward. Do I need to find a new building to accommodate a transfilling system? Each situation varies, but you can often rearrange existing warehouse space. A liquid-to-gas system typically needs
Proper storage and identification of medical oxygen are essential. Companies handling oxygen distribution are required to use signage to mark different storage areas within their
Compressed gas cylinders, which function as pressure vessels, can become dangerous projectiles if their contents are suddenly released due to accidents or mishaps. To prevent cylinder damage and accidents, it is crucial to employ carriers, bags, or carts when handling and transporting
Smoking in proximity to medical oxygen is prohibited due to the significant risk of combustion. That is why it is important to display prominent No Smoking
Transfillers need to annually renew their transfilling locations and drug listings with the FDA. Here are some quick tips to help you stay
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