Respironics Device Recall
Philips Respironics has announced a voluntary recall of continuous and non-continuous ventilators (CPAP, Travel CPAP and Bipap) due to two problems with the polyester-based polyurethane (PE-PUR) sound deadening foam used in these devices that can degrade and be ingested or inhaled, the problem is reported at 0.03%.
You can find the recall announcement of Philips recommendations here.
The Sommeil Blue team is aware that trust is the foundation of our ongoing partnership in your care and especially in your therapeutic follow-up, and we strive to maintain this trust every day.
We are committed to keeping you informed as soon as we learn of the complete procedure issued by Philips. In addition, we will provide the serial number of your device to the manufacturer.
We understand that each case is unique, so we invite you to contact your doctor to decide the best solution for you and to follow up on your therapy. The decision to continue therapy or to discontinue it while the devices are being replaced is up to you and your doctor.
This situation is beyond our control, however we try to do our best to support you in these circumstances. Currently we are receiving a high number of calls and emails, we will make sure to respond to you as soon as possible. It is possible that the waiting time will be longer than usual
Please note that delays are to be expected as some replacements are currently out of stock.