Cylinder Recall

PHMSA was notified by The Lite Cylinder Company of the following: 

“Please be advised that The Lite Cylinder Company is no longer in business and is currently evaluating its legal options.  The company’s facility is now closed and unable to receive cylinders returned per the instructions detailed in US DOT – PHMSA Emergency Order No. 2013-002.  Furthermore, the company is financially insolvent and will not be able to recompense cylinder owners, dealers and distributors for the expenses incurred in complying with this Emergency Recall Order.”

PHMSA developed this website so that cylinder owners and retailers accepting returns can report serial numbers of disposed cylinders. This reporting will help PHMSA track the effectiveness of the recall.

Instructions
Please use the tabs below to provide the serial numbers for the affected cylinders types. The first tab shows examples of the formats which can be used to enter the data. The second, third, fourth and fifth tabs are for cylinder types 10 pounds, 20 pounds, 25 pounds and 33 pounds respectively. Please feel free to copy/paste the data from another document, if desired.

Required fields are indicated by an asterisk (*).

Please use the tabs above to enter the serial numbers for the affected cylinder types.

You can enter the serial numbers on separate lines.

You can also separate the serial numbers by commas.

You can also separate the serial numbers by spaces.

Please use this tab for the 10 pound cylinders.

Please use this tab for the 20 pound cylinders.

Please use this tab for the 25 pound cylinders.

Please use this tab for the 33 pound cylinders.

 
How did you hear about the recall? *
From Lite Cylinder Company Distributor/Retail PHMSA Other
Did you have any problems with cylinder(s)? *
No Yes
Who are you? *
Owner Retailer/Distributor
   

Optional Fields
The fields below are Optional.  PHMSA respects your right to privacy and will not release the information outside of the agency.  The information may be used to contact you for additional information and/or to communicate other pertinent safety data related to the Cylinder Lite Recall Notice.

Name:
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