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Environment of Care (EC) Standards

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Element of Performance

Clearly and permanently label equipment listed for use in oxygen-enriched environments in a manner that withstands cleaning or disinfecting and as follows:
  • Oxygen-metering equipment, pressure-reducing regulators, humidifiers, and nebulizers are labeled with name of manufacturer or supplier

  • Oxygen-metering equipment and pressure reducing regulators are labeled "OXYGEN–USE NO OIL"

  • Labels on flowmeters, pressure-reducing regulators, and oxygen-dispensing apparatuses designate the gases for which they are intended

  • Cylinders and containers are labeled in accordance with Compressed Gas Association.

Do not use color coding as the primary method of determining cylinder or container contents.


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