Philips Recalls Infant, Neonatal CO2 Devices

Law360, New York (May 24, 2011, 12:41 PM EDT) -- Royal Philips Electronics NV's medical device unit announced Friday a worldwide recall of devices used to measure carbon dioxide exhaled by infants and neonatal patients, over fears that patients could inhale dislodged plastic strands and face serious illness or death.

In April, Philips Healthcare launched the recall of seven lots of Philips FilterLine H Set and one lot of VitaLine H Set Microstream carbon dioxide sampling lines — amounting to a little over 25,600 products.

The products were manufactured by Israeli company Oridion Systems Ltd., which...
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