CGA, Chart explain how industry is meeting demand for medical oxygen


The Compressed Gas Association (CGA) and Chart Industries say the industrial gas industry is taking steps to ensure US hospitals do not run out of oxygen.

Virginia, US-based CGA, the safety standard setting body of the medical, industrial, and food gases industry, said medical gas companies are taking significant measures to meet growing needs for medical oxygen in the US and Canada.

Oxygen demand has risen during spikes in numbers of patients at hospitals suffering from Covid-19. Pressure on oxygen supplies at hospitals has been caused by large numbers of Covid-19 patients in certain areas, like southern California.

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