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Teleflex Expands Humidifier Recall

Destiny Baker2 years ago

Teleflex has expanded a Class 1 recall for its Maquet Servo 163 humidifiers following the discovery of cracks in some of the devices.

About the Humidifier Recall

The humidifiers are used to warm and humidify gases inhaled by patients who have undergone tracheotomy.

According to Mass Device, the cracks could prevent patients from receiving the correct ofmounts of gases such as oxygen.

Class 1 recalls are reserved for recalls in which the use of a device can result in serious injury or death.

Details of the Recalled Maquet Servo 163 Humidifiers

  • The recall was initially issued on December 4, 2014 and covered only three lots which were distributed in Florida, Kansas, Michigan, and West Virginia.
  • The updated recall, issued January 12, was expanded to cover a total of six lots.
  • The FDA states all the affected lots were manufactured between September 2012 and September 2013.

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