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Philips Says Tests on Recalled Products Show Limited Health Risks

Dutch health technology company Philips PHG.AS said on Wednesday independent tests on its respiratory devices involved in a major global recall had shown limited health risks. The company rocked investors last year by recalling millions of breathing devices and ventilators …

Sleep Apnea Device Recall Drags on, Stoking Frustration

WASHINGTON (AP) — A massive recall of millions of sleep apnea machines has stoked anger and frustration among patients, and U.S. officials are weighing unprecedented legal action to speed a replacement effort that is set to drag into next year. …

FDA Receives 48,000 Reports of Faulty Philips Devices as CEO Departs

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said reports of faulty Philips ventilators and sleep apnea machines had risen in the past quarter, underlining problems facing the Dutch company, which has just announced plans to replace its CEO. Philips says …

Philips Investigates Number of Complaints in FDA Ventilator Report

AMSTERDAM — Dutch medical equipment maker Philips on Wednesday said U.S. regulators might have overestimated the number of safety issues raised by customers related to its recall of ventilators in which a potentially hazardous foam was used. The U.S. Food …

Philips Recalls Ventilators, Sleep Apnea Machines Due to Health Risks

AMSTERDAM — Dutch medical equipment company Philips has recalled some breathing devices and ventilators because of a foam part that might degrade and become toxic, potentially causing cancer, it said on Monday. Foam used to dampen the machines’ sound can …