“If the filter on a ventilator or breathing system is obstructed, oxygen may not flow properly to the patient,” the letter said. “That lack of oxygen (hypoxia) can have serious effects including death. There has been one complaint and one injury associated with the use of this device. There have been no reported deaths.”
The 55 Breathing System filters affected have the product model number MP01790, are part of lot number LT2103 and were distributed between August 18, 2021 and October 12, 2021.