Teleflex Medical AQUA+FLEX Hygroscopic Condenser Humidifier (Catalog Number 1570) - Recall
MedSun: Newsletter #49, June 2010

FDA MedWatch Safety Alert

FDA and Teleflex Medical notified healthcare professionals of a worldwide voluntary recall affecting certain lot numbers of the Teleflex Medical AQUA+FLEX Hygroscopic Condenser Humidifier (HCH) (catalog number 1570), a passive humidifier indicated for use to effectively warm and humidify inspired gas during mechanical ventilation. The 22cm connector on the flex tube may not fit securely within the endotracheal tube (ET) connector. This may result in the product becoming disconnected from the patient ET tube.

Additional Information:

FDA MedWatch Safety Alert. Teleflex Medical AQUA+FLEX Hygroscopic Condenser Humidifier (Catalog Number 1570) – Recall. May 6, 2010.
http://www.fda.gov/Safety/MedWatch/SafetyInformation/SafetyAlertsforHumanMedicalProducts/ucm211153.htm


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