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[SA-35] Safety Alert, Cleaning of Cylinders Returned from Health Care Facilities During a Pandemic


As health care providers around the world work to assist patients affected by the respiratory illness Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), medical gas containers might become externally contaminated due to their use in health care facilities. It is important that these containers are cleaned in a manner that removes contaminants, does not cause damage to the container, valve, or gas product, and does not lead to a hazardous situation during the refilling and use of the container's contents.