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Philips issues recall

June 14, 2021HME News Staff

AMSTERDAM – Royal Philips has announced, in consultation with regulatory agencies, a voluntary recall notification on certain Bi-Level CPAP, CPAP and mechanical ventilator devices to address identified potential health risks related to the polyester-based polyurethane sound abatement foam component in these devices.  The majority of affected devices within the advised five-year service life are in the first-generation DreamStation product family, the company says.  “We...

CPAP Devices, DreamStation, Ozone, Philips, Recall, Sound Abatement Foam


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CPAP manufacturers address certain cleaning devices

March 6, 2020Liz Beaulieu, Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine - Two of the largest manufacturers of CPAP devices say using ozone to clean and sanitize their products may affect warranties. Philips Respironics In a letter responding to a customer's request for written guidance, Philips Respironics said using SoClean on its DreamStation will not automatically void the warranty, but the company “reserves the right to void a warranty if it is determined that the use of SoClean caused a defect for which a device otherwise under warranty...

Cleaning, CPAP Device, Ozone


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Makers of CPAP cleaning devices respond

March 6, 2020Liz Beaulieu, Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine - SoClean will cover the cost of repairs for three years “in the unlikely event” that ozone from its product damages ResMed's AirSense 10. SoClean told its partners in a letter that if a patient uses its cleaning device with an AirSense 10 that was purchased on or after Feb. 1, the company will cover the cost to repair the CPAP device during the initial two-year warranty period “in the unlikely event the AirSense 10 shows validated damage consistent with the...

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