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Philips Begins Repair And Replacement Programs Of Affected DreamStation Devices

Royal Philips (PHG) has received FDA authorization for the rework of the affected first-generation DreamStation devices. The company expects rework to begin in the course of September 2021.

On June 14, 2021, the company issued a recall notification for specific Philips sleep and respiratory care devices to address potential health risks related to the polyester-based polyurethane sound abatement foam component.

Philips has already started replacing certain affected first-generation DreamStation CPAP devices in the US with DreamStation 2 CPAP devices.

Philips noted that it is starting the repair and replacement programs in other countries. The company plans to complete the repair and replacement programs within approximately 12 months.

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