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Laerdal Recall for Certain Compact Suction Units: Laerdal Recall for Certain Compact Suction Units

Office of Emergency Medical Services

Department of Public Health                                                                                                               

Commonwealth of Massachusetts


Laerdal Recall of Compact Suction Unit 4s Manufactured between 5/1/2015 and 10/28/2016



Please see the attached letter from Laerdal, for information about the recall it has announced for its Compact Suction Unit 4 (LCSU4), in response to reported instances that the device’s on/off button is sometimes unable to turn the unit off, and that the device may sometimes turn on by itself. 

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