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Philips countersues SoClean 

January 5, 2024HME News Staff

PITTSBURGH – Philips on Jan. 5 filed a counter lawsuit against SoClean and its private equity owner, DWHP, arguing they "recklessly and unlawfully” marketed their ozone cleaning devices as compatible with its CPAP and BiPAP devices.  “Contrary to SoClean’s repeated representation of compatibility, SoClean knew that its ozone cleaners had the potential to eat away at Philips Respironics’ PAPs from the inside,” the company states in the lawsuit filed...

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In brief: SoClean field correction, HCD CEO, reimbursement relief efforts 

November 29, 2023HME News Staff

PETERBOROUGH, N.H. – SoClean on Nov. 16 issued an urgent medical device field correction that provides clarifications to the user manuals for its SoClean2 and SoClean 3 and notifies users of the availability of a hose and mask adapter for the maintenance systems.  SoClean is revising its labeling to incorporate additional warnings and contraindications, as well as proper and consistent device setup instructions, including use of a hose and mask adapter to reduce potential risks associated...

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SoClean issues field correction 

November 27, 2023HME News Staff

PETERBOROUGH, N.H. – SoClean on Nov. 16 issued an urgent medical device field correction that provides clarifications to the user manuals for its SoClean2 and SoClean 3 and notifies users of the availability of a hose and mask adapter for the maintenance systems.  SoClean is revising its labeling to incorporate additional warnings and contraindications, as well as proper and consistent device setup instructions, including use of a hose and mask adapter to reduce potential risks associated...

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In brief: SoClean complaint, Drive recall, Woman of the Year announcement

December 10, 2021HME News Staff

PETERBOROUGH, N.H. – SoClean has filed an amended complaint in its lawsuit against Philips that takes into account a new inspection report from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.  The company highlighted the following points in the amended complaint:  “Philips has known for years that the company’s products created a serious risk of harm to consumers.”  “The FDA report also confirmed that Philips had been receiving customer complaints...

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SoClean amends complaint

December 6, 2021HME News Staff

PETERBOROUGH, N.H. – SoClean has filed an amended complaint in its lawsuit against Philips that takes into account a new inspection report from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.  The company highlighted the following points in the amended complaint:  “Philips has known for years that the company’s products created a serious risk of harm to consumers.”  “The FDA report also confirmed that Philips had been receiving customer complaints...

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Philips awaits results of further testing

October 22, 2021Liz Beaulieu, Editor

AMSTERDAM, the Netherlands – Philips expects to share additional research and test data on patient risk from recalled CPAP devices and ventilators in the fourth quarter.  The company recalled certain devices, including the first-generation DreamStation CPAP devices, in June to address potential health risks related to the polyester-based polyurethane sound abatement foam component in these devices.  “When we announced the recall, we acted on the assumption of a worst-case...

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In brief: SoClean sues Philips, Better Health gets investment, Movair launches ventilator

October 15, 2021HME News Staff

PETERBOROUGH, N.H. – SoClean Inc. has filed a lawsuit against Philips, alleging the company has sought to blame it for problems related to its recall of certain respiratory devices.  The lawsuit, filed in the United States District Court for Massachusetts, alleges Philips has misled the public and engaged in acts of deliberate misdirection, placing blame on SoClean to divert attention away from obvious design flaws, including a poor choice of sound abatement foam, which led to its recent...

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SoClean sues Philips, seeks damages in excess of $200 million

October 13, 2021HME News Staff

PETERBOROUGH, N.H. – SoClean Inc. has filed a lawsuit against Philips, alleging the company has sought to blame it for problems related to its recall of certain respiratory devices. The lawsuit, filed in the United States District Court for Massachusetts, alleges Philips has misled the public and engaged in acts of deliberate misdirection, placing blame on SoClean to divert attention away from obvious design flaws, including a poor...

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Makers of CPAP cleaners distance themselves from recall

June 18, 2021Liz Beaulieu, Editor

PETERSBOROUGH, N.H. – SoClean is standing by its CPAP cleaning device, after Philips said “unapproved cleaning methods, such as ozone,” may be exacerbating the degradation of sound abatement foam in its first-generation DreamStation product family.   Philips made the claim as part of a voluntary recall announced June 14 to address identified potential health risks related to the polyester-based polyurethane foam in certain Bi-Level CPAP, CPAP and mechanical ventilator...

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In brief: Medline investment, SoClean award, MAC reviews

June 11, 2021HME News Staff

NORTHFIELD, Ill. – Medline Industries has entered into an agreement to receive a majority investment from a group of private equity firms, including Blackstone, Carlyle Group and Hellman & Friedman, worth a reported $30-plus billion.  Medline, which generated revenues of $17.5 billion in 2020, will use the new resources from the partnership to expand its product offerings, accelerate international expansion and continue to make new infrastructure investments to strengthen its global...

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