Philips Respironics Recall Information
Page last updated: 7/9/2021 4:00pm
Recent Page Updates
Following a call with Philips Respironics team on 7/9, PHS has added the latest clinical update information provided by the manufacturer. Click on ‘Philips Resources’ below to see the latest resource.
PHS was made aware of a respiratory device recall on Monday, June 14. We are working alongside the manufacturer, Philips Respironics, to access updates and develop plans for PHS and COHSC families.
Recall Information from the Manufacturer
Philips Respironics is voluntarily recalling the below devices due to two (2) issues related to the polyester-based polyurethane (PE-PUR) sound abatement foam used in Philips Continuous and NonContinuous Ventilators: 1) PE-PUR foam may degrade into particles which may enter the device’s air pathway and be ingested or inhaled by the user, and 2) the PE-PUR foam may off-gas certain chemicals. The foam degradation may be exacerbated by use of unapproved cleaning methods, such as ozone (see FDA safety communication on use of Ozone cleaners), and off-gassing may occur during operation. Read the full recall notice from Philips Respironics here.