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Philips Ventilator Recall Sees Class I Status from FDA

philips breathing machines recalledAs the delta variant of the COVID-19 pandemic sweeps through largely unvaccinated swaths of populations around the world, certain Philips ventilators and other breathing apparatuses have been pulled from service for a failure to function properly. The severity of the failure has earned the recall a Class I status from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration which is reserved only for the direst of circumstances where continued use of the ...

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Latest Ford Recall Affects Over 800,000 Owners

ford recalls 800 thousand vehiclesOwners of a variety of Ford vehicles will want to pay attention to the corporation’s latest news as the automotive giant announced the recall of some 850,000 of its cars, trucks, and SUVs for a number of separate issues that affect each model differently.

Nearly 35,000 F-350 Super Duty trucks have been recalled over problems with their rear axles. The F-350 recall is especially concerning given that the vehicle is ...

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Chantix Recalled over Carcinogen Contamination

pfizer recalls chantixPatients taking Chantix to help them quit smoking may find the drug a bit harder to locate as multiple lots have been recalled for possible contamination with, of all things, a probable human carcinogen.

Nine lots of varenicline (the drug name for Chantix) have been recalled by Pfizer. Most of the affected lots were still in warehouses and awaiting distribution, however, the company has halted further releases of the medication into U.S. ...

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Diabetes Drug Recalled Over NDMA Contamination

metformin recalls continueThe metformin recalls that have plagued the diabetes drug industry for the past year continue as yet another company’s formulation of the drug has tested positive for a human carcinogen.

The debacle started in 2020 when lots of metformin from Teva Pharmaceuticals and Sun Pharmaceuticals both tested positive for NDMA, or N-Nitrosodimethylamine. The compound is believed to have ties to variety of types of cancer and the discovery was enough to trigger recalls of ...

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Another Fisher-Price Baby Rocker Recalled as Four Infants Die

fisher-price baby rockers recalled after infant deathsFisher-Price’s Rock n’ Glide Soother has been recalled after four infants died while using the device, apparently after suffocating in their sleep. Reports indicate that the babies were placed in the product unrestrained, and while they may have started on their backs, all four were found to have eventually rolled over onto their stomachs. The fatalities include a four-month-old, two two-month olds, and an 11-week-old.

The deaths and subsequent ...

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Concerns Continue as Contaminated ‘Real Water’ Remains for Sale

real water may be interfering with contaminated water recallA brand of water that has been linked to an outbreak of non-viral hepatitis remains on shelves for sale, even as federal officials scramble to enact and enforce a recall. And, there is growing cause to believe that the recall effort may actually be getting stalled by Real Water themselves.

The company markets an alkalized water product and sells it in a variety of sizes for ...

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