Senator To Philips CEO: Fork Over Info On Class I Recall Of Sleep, Ventilator Devices – Pronto
Calling the situation “untenable” and “unacceptable,” powerful US Sen. Richard Blumenthal has given Vitor Rocha two weeks to answer questions about Philips’ high-risk recall of certain BiPAP, CPAP, and other mechanical ventilator devices.
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Royal Philips says independent tests show its sleep therapy devices, which have been the subject of controversy since being recalled in June 2021, are safe and unlikely to harm patients. Attorneys representing patients suing the company call the results a shameless attempt to deflect blame.
After being subpoenaed by the US Department of Justice in April, Philips says it is negotiating with the department on a consent decree addressing numerous recalled breathing devices made by Philips Respironics.
Patients in Canada and the US are suing Philips over issues related to the company’s recent recall of CPAPs, BiPAPs, and mechanical ventilators.