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New Lightweight Home Fill Oxygen Cylinder Increases In Home Oxygen Patient Freedom To Levels Never Before Experienced. Brought To You First By A&B Medical Supply Company In Partnership With Invacare Corporation


Moscow Mills, MO (February 9, 2007) – Invacare Corporation (NYSE: IVC) announces A&B Medical as the first provider of a new line of lightweight cylinder assemblies for use with the HomeFill™ II Oxygen System. These assemblies meet the needs of ambulatory oxygen patients, who are always looking for lighter and more portable options to meet their needs.

As part of the new lightweight cylinder assembly line, Invacare also is introducing an M2 size cylinder. The M2 cylinder fills in just 24 minutes, but lasts over two hours* and weighs less than two pounds. The M2 is perfect for quick trips to the store, the post office, or just working around the house. Ambulatory oxygen patients can have a truly lightweight portable system. The M9, ML6, and ML4 cylinder assemblies each weigh 0.4 lb. less than previous cylinder assemblies of the same size.

“The M2 can even fit in a patients purse or hip bag, it is discrete, lightweight and extremely portable, everyone on home oxygen should have one of these revolutionary devices” Said, Teresa Awalt, Marketing Director at A&B Medical Supply Company

Invacare Corporation has chosen A&B Medical to be the first and flagship provider of the incredible, small and lightweight M2 oxygen cylinder. According to Awalt, the M2 can best be described as “The size of typical bottle of water”

A&B Medical Supply a privately held company, a leader in respiratory care, including breathing medication and in home oxygen as well as a Medicare Part D Complete Provider. A&B’s goal is to provide benefits for eligible patients with products, services and support to help them live their lives to the fullest. For more information about the A&B Medical Supply Company and its products, to learn more click on HomeFill Oxygen, or visit and


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