August 11, 2021
IMPORTANT HEALTH CANADA UPDATE
Health Canada Update: Type 1 Recall
As of today, Health Canada have moved the Philips Respironics recall to a Type 1 Recall. As per Health Canada the definition of a Type 1 Recall is:
Type 1: A situation in which there is a reasonable probability that the use of, or exposure to, a product will cause serious adverse health consequences or death.
At this time, there have been no changes to the recommendations on the continued use of the recalled devices. We are asking all clients with recalled devices to follow up with their physicians for further recommendations on the continued use of their recalled devices, until Philips is able to repair or replace them.
As the recall has been moved to a Type 1 Recall, Health Canada requires TrueNorth Respiratory to ensure each unit owner has been contacted. Please have any patients inquiring about the recall contact our office to confirm their receipt of the recall letter or email.
- Email: email@example.com
- Phone/Voicemail: 867-667-7120 extension 1014
- Text: 867-335-7120
Canadian Thoracic Society/ Canadian Sleep Society / Canadian Society of Respiratory Therapists Philips Device Recall: Position Statement
PHILIPS RECALL NOTIFICATION FOR PHYSICIANS: June 14, 2021