Refilling medical Oxygen cylinders2019-09-18T16:53:13+01:00

Refilling cylinders with medical Oxygen

In emergencies, the administration of  medical Oxygen can be a key factor in saving lives. Different regulations like the MFAG (dangerous goods), MSN1768 (M+F) and the International 3rd-ed require to have medical Oxygen for the primary treatment of casualties.

As a medical product, medical Oxygen is subject to close regulation. We can replenish various types and sizes of cylinders with medical Oxygen at our filling station in Woerden.

How we work:

  1.  Send a request containing the following information:
    • Amount of cylinders
    • Cylinder sizes
    • Valve type
    • Picture (if possible)
  2. Seafarma will reply with an offer.
  3. After approval an order can be placed with a specification of when the refilling of the cylinders is needed.
  4. Seafarma will make arrangements and email the packing list and further details.
  5. The cylinders can be brought to our warehouse in Woerden.
  6. The cylinders will be filled directly.

Medical Care

Pharmacy Apotheek Vogelakker is responsible for the quality of the Medical Oxygen 100%. If there are concerns, doubts or questions, we ask you to contact the pharmacist or the Deputy pharmacist. Customers can also turn to the pharmacist for aftercare if needed. The pharmacist can be contacted by phone or e-mail.

Note:

  • We are not able to replenish cylinders that have not been hydraulic pressure tested.
  • We are not able to replenish cylinders which are in poor condition.
  • A surcharge will apply if the  cylinders need to be emptied.
  • It takes approximately one hour to replenish an 40L cylinder.
  • The lead time for filling cylinders is approximately 1.5L/pm.

Frequently asked questions?

What is the lead time for filling cylinders with medical Oxygen?2019-04-14T19:55:07+01:00

The lead time for filling cylinders with medical Oxygen is approximately 1.5L/pm.

Sizes Minutes
40L 60
10L 15
5L 7,5
2L 3
Is it possible to arrange transport for cylinders?2019-04-14T19:53:48+01:00

Yes, we can arrange transport for the cylinders from our warehouse in Spijkenisse to our warehouse in Woerden.

Has my medical Oxygen cylinder been validly hydrostatic pressure tested?2019-04-14T19:57:54+01:00

The date of the hydrostatic pressure test should be engraved in the shoulder of the cylinder. If you cannot find any engravement on the cylinder, the cylinder needs to be hydrostatic pressure tested before it can be filled. If you do not understand the engravement on your cylinder, you can send a picture to our staff.

What is the lead time for the pressure testing of medical Oxygen bottles?2019-04-14T19:59:09+01:00

It takes one day to hydrostatic pressure test cylinders. Cylinders of 40L and larger can only be hydrostatic pressure tested on Tuesday.

When do the cylinders need to be hydrostatic pressure tested ?2019-04-14T19:59:37+01:00

Cylinders have to be hydrostatic pressure tested every 5 years.

My cylinders are not in sufficient condition to be refilled?2019-04-14T20:02:46+01:00

We can refurbish cylinders. See our page regarding refurbishing cylinders.

I’m not sure if my cylinders are in sufficient condition for refilling?2019-04-14T19:49:25+01:00

If you are uncertain whether your cylinders are in sufficient condition for refilling, you can send pictures to our staff for evaluation.

What is the expiry date of medical Oxygen?2019-04-14T19:46:17+01:00

Medical Oxygen has a limited shelf life of 3 years and therefore should be refilled before it expires.

What is the composition of medical Oxygen?2019-04-14T19:46:58+01:00

The composition of our medical Oxygen is 100% v/v inhalation gas.

Medical Oxygen2019-04-14T19:47:28+01:00

Medical Oxygen ACT: V03AN01
Medical Oxygen: MSDS Sheet
Medical Oxygen: Patient leaflet