Philips Respironics Device Recall
Philips Respironics announced a voluntary recall for Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) and Ventilators Devices manufactured prior to April 21, 2021. Please note select devices were impacted by this recall. For additional details on which devices were impacted please click on the following link:
We want to take the time and inform you of an important recall notice related to specific Philips Respironics CPAPs, BiLevel PAPs, and Ventilator Devices. We recommend anyone impacted to read the recall letter in its entirety. Please visit www.philips.com/src-update for additional details regarding the Philips Respironics announcement on June 14, 2021.
The core of the recall was due to two issues related to the polyester-based polyurethane (PE-PUR) sound abatement foam. Please visit www.philips.com/src-update for additional details.
We recommend our patients to communicate with their physicians to determine if the risks outweigh the benefit of the continued use of the therapy.
Additional Q&A is published by Philips can be accessed: https://www.usa.philips.com/healthcare/e/sleep/communications/src-update#questions_and_answers
Barnes’ primary mission is to take care of our patients. We are committed to our patients’ safety and health. Barnes is in communication with Philips Respironics and we will keep our patients informed. In the meantime, we recommend you register your devices as per the instruction on the Philips website www.philips.com/src-update.