Philips PAP masks with magnetic closures recalled
Your safety is our top priority. The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has learned of the recall on some Philips Respironics Positive Airway Pressure masks with magnetic closures.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced a recall of Philips Respironics Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP/Bi-PAP) masks with magnetic closures. The magnets in the recalled masks may affect certain metallic medical devices or metallic objects in the body, presenting a potential risk. Masks with magnets made by other companies are not included in the recall.
Read more here: https://news.va.gov/108910/philips-pap-masks-recalled/#
If you have an implanted magnetic medical device and use a Philips Respironics CPAP or Bi-PAP mask with a magnet, contact your care team for a replacement. Veterans who have general issues or concerns can contact the Philips Customer Care Solutions Center at +1-800-345-6443.