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Neonatal, Pediatric and Flextend Tracheostomy Tubes Recall

Neonatal and pediatric tracheostomy tubes by Smiths Medical are part of a class 1 recall because of connectors that are difficult to disconnect accessories. Excessive force must be used to make a disconnect which can result in the tracheostomy tube being dislodged from the patient. Tracheostomy tubes are used to  provide an airway for the patient. Loss of airway can result in hypoxic injuries such as brain damage, or death.

The affected tracheostomy tube lot numbers are 1631477 through 1923406

If you or loved one suffered injury or death from a faulty tracheostomy tube connector, you may be eligible for damages. Call the Sweeney Law Firm and let us review the facts. If we take your dangerous product injury case, there is no cost for representation unless there is a settlement or recovery of funds made on your behalf.