The medical gases that BOC Healthcare supplies undergo rigorous safety and quality checks at each stage in their manufacture to ensure their safety for patient administration.
Medical gases are supplied as a drug, controlled by their Marketing Authorisations lodged with Medsafe in New Zealand. All BOC medical gases and medical devices are registered with Medsafe & included in the Medsafe WAND device database.
All BOC New Zealand production sites hold Good Manufacturing Practice licences to manufacture, package and sell medicines. Each site is Audited to PIC/s Code of Good Manufacturing Practice by Medsafe NZ on an annual basis.
Under Health and Safety legislation it is the responsibility of all employers to train their employees on the recommended safeguards relating to products and equipment used at work. To help its customers to achieve this BOC Healthcare provides a range of information on the safe handling of medical gases and their use.