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Consider OxySafe a seat belt

March 22, 2013Liz Beaulieu, Editor

WESTLAKE, Ohio - Applied Home Healthcare Equipment believes a new amendment to the ISO standard for oxygen concentrators will be the push that shoves providers to adopt OxySafe.The amendment requires a “flow stop” device in the tubing connecting a concentrator to a nasal cannula to help mitigate the acceleration of fires. That's exactly what OxySafe does.“We're getting a lot of calls from providers,” said Victoria Marquard, general counsel and compliance officer. “Things...

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ISO standard turns up heat on safety devices for oxygen

March 22, 2013Liz Beaulieu, Editor

It may not have teeth in the United States yet, but a new amendment to the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standard for oxygen concentrators still looms large for manufacturers here.The amendment to ISO 8359, which requires that safety devices be added to oxygen concentrators and accessories to mitigate the acceleration of fires, has been approved by other countries and, therefore, affects manufacturers that do business overseas.“The purpose behind the amendment is to try...

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