FDA Warns Popular Sleep Apnea Machine Poses Severe Burn Risk

The FDA warned that Philips’s popular DreamStation 2 CPAP machines, used by millions to treat sleep apnea, pose severe burn risks after the agency received hundreds of incident reports.
The devices have overheated, smoked, and caught fire during use at home and in clinics, resulting in injuries.
Between August 1 and November 15, the FDA received 270 reports from consumers about overheating and fire issues with the Philips DreamStation 2 CPAP machines.

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