Draeger has a serious ventilator filter recall

SafeStar mechanical filters produced by Draeger. [Image from Draeger’s website]The FDA today issued a notice confirming that a recall of ventilator filters from Draeger is Class I, the most serious kind.

Draeger’s SafeStar 55 breathing system filter (model number MP01790), distributed between Aug. 18, 2021, and Oct. 12, 2021, is the affected product.

The company initiated the recall on May 9, 2022, and has recalled 35,950 total devices in the U.S. to date. According to the FDA notice, there has been one complaint and one injury associated with use of the device with no reported deaths.

Draeger’s SafeStar 55 comprises part of a ventilator for use when a patient is under anesthesia or needs breathing assistance. It is designed to reduce contaminants such as bacteria, other micro-organisms and small particles that reach a patient who is receiving breathing support from the ventilator.

The company recalled the specific LT2103 lot of the…

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Dräger boosts N95 mask production with new U.S. facility opening

 

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Dräger announced today that it is opening a new production facility in Pennsylvania to manufacture N95 respirator masks.

Telford, Pa.-based Dräger’s new production facility is located in Montgomeryville, Pa., and is set to begin production in September 2020 with 50 highly skilled jobs slated to be added to the local community.

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Dräger boosts N95 mask production with new U.S. facility opening

 

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Dräger announced today that it is opening a new production facility in Pennsylvania to manufacture N95 respirator masks.

Telford, Pa.-based Dräger’s new production facility is located in Montgomeryville, Pa., and is set to begin production in September 2020 with 50 highly skilled jobs slated to be added to the local community.

Get the full story at our sister site, Medical Design & Outsourcing.

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