Philips CPAP/BIPAP/Ventilator Recall Investigation

Philips CPAP/BIPAP/Ventilator Recall Investigation

CSK&D is investigating a potential class action lawsuit against Philips related to an alleged safety defect with Philips brand DreamStation CPAP and BiPAP machines which are used to treat sleep apnea. Philips recently issued a recall because of a potentially dangerous defect. According to Philips a type of foam that is used in the machines to dampen the sound can degrade over time and form black particles. These particles can get into the patient’s airways. This can result in a number of serious health conditions and is a potential carcinogen.

The following devices are included in the recall:

•          E30

•          DreamStation ASV

•          DreamStation ST, AVAPS

•          SystemOne ASV4

•          C Series ASV, S/T, AVAPs

•          OmniLab Advanced Plus

•          SystemOne (Q Series)

•          DreamStation CPAP, Auto CPAP, BiPAP

•          DreamStation Go CPAP, APAP

•          Dorma 400, 500 CPAP

•          REMStar SE Auto CPAP

•          Trilogy 100 and 200

•          Garbin Plus, Aeris, LifeVent

•          A-Series BiPAP Hybrid A30

•          A-Series BiPAP V30 Auto

•          A-Series BiPAP A40

•          A-Series BiPAP A30

According to Philips, patients should stop using these products immediately.

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Attorneys for this case:
Steven A. Schwartz
Benjamin F. Johns
Beena M. McDonald
Alex M. Kashurba