Philips Respironics Recalls Certain BiPAP, CPAP Masks, FDA Says
Sept. 6, 2022, 8:35 PM
Philips recalled certain masks used with bilevel positive airway pressure (also known as Bilevel PAP, BiPAP, or BPAP) machines and continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machines due to a serious safety concern, the FDA says.
- The recalled masks have magnets and can cause potential injuries or death when use of a recalled mask with magnets interferes with certain implanted metallic medical devices and metallic objects in the body
- These potential adverse events can occur in people who use the masks, or in people near a person using the mask
- NOTE: In June,
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