Oridion Medical and Philips Healthcare Microstream CO2 Filterline (FilterLine H Set Infant/Neonate, VitaLine H Set Infant/Neonate: Recall - Plastic Strands on the Adapter May Become Dislodged, Inhaled by Patient
MedSun: Newsletter #62, July 2011

FDA MedWatch Safety Alert

Fine plastic strands on the inner surface of the infant/neonatal airway adapter may become dislodged and inhaled by the patient. Inhalation of the plastic strands on the defective devices may cause respiratory compromise, which could result in serious illness or death. Philips instructed users to immediately identify all products from affected lots, remove them from inventory and dispose in accordance with local regulations.

Additional Information:

FDA MedWatch Safety Alert. Oridion Medical and Philips Healthcare Microstream CO2 Filterline (FilterLine H Set Infant/Neonate, VitaLine H Set Infant/Neonate: Recall-Plastic Strands on the Adapter May Become Dislodged, Inhaled by Patient. Jun 7, 2011
http://www.fda.gov/Safety/MedWatch/SafetyInformation/SafetyAlertsforHumanMedicalProducts/ucm258133.htm


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