PHILIPS CPAP RECALL
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is alerting people who use Philips Respironics ventilators, BiPAP, and CPAP machines and their health care providers that Philips Respironics has recalled certain devices (see table below) due to potential health risks.
What is the Philips CPAP recall?
The polyester-based polyurethane (PE-PUR) sound abatement foam, which is used to reduce sound and vibration in these affected devices, may break down and potentially enter the device’s air pathway. If this occurs, black debris from the foam or certain chemicals released into the device’s air pathway may be inhaled or swallowed by the person using the device.
What CPAP and BiPAP devices are affected by the recall?
How do I know if I qualify?
If you have used a recalled Philips CPAP, BiPAP, and or a ventilator (list above) nightly for at least six months and have suffered health complications including but not limited to:
Respiratory diseases (Pulmonary fibrosis)
Any Diagnosis of liver, lung, or kidney cancer
Damage to your kidney or liver.
Damage to your lungs
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