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Fallout Begins for Philips CPAP Users in Wake of Recall

millions of sleep apnea suffers may wait a year for philips solution to dreamstation cancer foamTens of millions of sleep apnea sufferers across the country are being faced with sleepless nights and frustrating days as they try to chart a course of action since learning that their CPAP machines have been recalled. Millions of Philips DreamStation machines were recently recalled by the manufacturer after it was discovered that the foam used in the ...

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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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Philips Device Recall Expands with Cancer Risk Warnings

philips breathing machines may be linked to cancerAs electronics manufacturer Philips struggles to cope with its second medical device recall of the year, the news regarding its first recall has just gotten significantly worse. Earlier this year, a variety of Philips ventilators, BiPAP, and CPAP machines were taken out of service and recalled over concerns that the sound-deadening foam used to insulate the machines and make them quieter could enter the breathing circuit and allow particles ...

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