Medical oxygen is a life-sustaining gas used in both acute and routine contexts. Therefore, it is a legal requirement that the majority of vessels carry medical oxygen in cylinders.
Medical oxygen is a prescription-free drug. Certain requirements apply for the transport and storage of medical oxygen, as it is considered to be dangerous goods.
SEACAT-Schmeding delivers medical oxygen to ships worldwide.
It is a legal requirement in e.g. Danish type A and B medicine chests that the ship must have mobile resuscitation equipment. A type B chest must have 2 x 2 litres of medical oxygen. A type A chest must also have an additional 20 litres of oxygen.
The cylinders are available with either pin index or bull nose valves.
Due to the explosive hazard associated with the transport and storage of medical oxygen, there are additional requirements in place pertaining to the layout on ships and storage of the bottles in particular.
We are able to deliver medical oxygen worldwide at short notice.
Medical oxygen is used on ships, particularly for acute cases of pain or accidents.