Another Class I Recall For Philips BiPAP Machines
The US FDA has labelled as class I an August recall of Philips Respironics BiPAP machines due to the potential of hazardous chemicals being inhaled by the user or shutting down the machines.
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The US FDA says a Philips recall of more than 17 million masks worn with some recalled breathing machines raises further safety concerns about other medical devices manufactured by the company.
Philips Respironics has recalled more of its BiPAP machines, this time due to the potential for plastic contaminants to be inhaled or shut down the machine.
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.