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Medical Device Alert: Reusable latex breathing bags manufactured by Dräger (MDA/2014/016)

This Medical Device Alert has been issued as there is potential for acute allergic reaction in staff or patients when using latex breathing bags manufactured by Dräger.

 

 

Reusable latex breathing bags.

Manufactured by Dräger.

Specific part numbers affected.

Reusable latex breathing bags

The following part numbers are affected:

Reusable latex breathing bags: 2165686, 2165953, 2165694, 2165708, 2165716, 2165724, 2165763, 2165775 and 2165783.

Reusable latex breathing bags used with test lung: 8403201.

Reusable latex breathing bags used with reusable anaesthesia sets: M33681, M27542, M34822, M34823 and M34824.

Further details HERE.

Potential for acute allergic reaction in staff or patients after using a Dräger latex breathing bag.

These breathing bags are marked 'NR' for natural rubber (latex) but this may not be immediately obvious to the user.

 

 

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