CPAP FDA Recall Alert
Phillips™ brand, Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) & Bi-level Positive Airway Pressure (Bi-PAP) machines recently underwent an FDA class 1 recall.
The Denver Firm - August 24, 2021
Phillips™ brand, Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) & Bi-level Positive Airway Pressure (Bi-PAP) machines recently underwent an FDA class 1 recall. This level of recall only applies in instances where there is a reasonable probability that the use or exposure to the product will cause serious adverse health consequences or death.
The associated injuries that we allege CPAP machines can cause range from respiratory irritation, asthma, COPD, or cancer. The likely cause of these injuries arises from the polyurethane foam used to suppress noise. Polyurethane foam can breakdown and the particles it produces may be highly toxic to human beings. Studies dating back as far as the early 1990’s show an increased risk of cancer when exposed to Polyurethane foam particles on a regular basis.
Were you or someone you know injured after using a CPAP machine?
Please contact an attorney for a consultation.
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- Lungs (Non-smokers)
- Upper Respiratory System (Non-smokers)
- Upper Gastrointestinal (stomach, esophagus)
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- Reactive Airway Disease (RAD)
- Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)