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FDA Seizes Ozone Generators

By dsorbello at June 23, 2010, 10:06 a.m., 14505 hits

For Immediate Release: Jan. 29, 2010
Media Inquiries: Tom Gasparoli, 301-796-4737,
Consumer Inquiries: 888-INFO-FDA

United States Seizes Unapproved Ozone Generators

FDA inspection shows devices produced under poor manufacturing condition; pose public health risk

At the request of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, U.S. Marshals today seized 77 ozone generators, models AOS-1M and AOS-1MD, from Applied Ozone Systems of Auburn, Calif. The seized goods, which are medical devices, are valued at $75,900.

The FDA advises health care professionals and consumers to discontinue use of these devices, which Applied Ozone Systems claims can treat cancer, AIDS, hepatitis, herpes, and a number of other diseases and conditions. The FDA has not determined that the seized products are safe and effective in treating the diseases or conditions, and officials at Applied Ozone Systems never responded to a Dec. 21, 2009 FDA request for a voluntary recall of these ozone generators.

Posts [ 2 ] | Last post June 23, 2010, 10:06 a.m.
#1 - June 18, 2010, 11:28 a.m.

How awful!

#2 - June 23, 2010, 10:06 a.m.

This is only unapproved generators. I believe there is a fire hazard.