Philips Respironics Recall of CPAP, Bilevel Pap and Mechanical Ventilators
Upland Hills Health is monitoring Philips Respironics announcements to understand how Philips Respironics company will correct a recall of its CPAP, BiLevel PAP and mechanical ventilators warning of possible health risks from exposure to degraded sound abatement foam or chemical emissions from the foam. Further information is available in this June 23 Patient Letter.
For patients using BiLevel PAP and CPAP devices, Philips Respironics is advising:
- Discontinue use of your device and work with your physician or Durable Medical Equipment (DME) provider to determine the most appropriate options for continued treatment.
The latest information is available on the Philips Respironics website, www.philips.com/src-update or call 1-877-907-7508 for the latest information about the recall.
Philips encourages patients to register affected devices on the recall website.
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