Vapotherm Announces Reintroduction of 2000i Devices to Market

Jan 04, 2007, 00:00 ET from Vapotherm, Inc.

    STEVENSVILLE, Md., Jan. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Vapotherm, Inc. announced
 today that its 2000i High Flow Humidification Device has been reintroduced
 to the market after agreement by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration
 (FDA) that the company can begin shipping the devices to customers. The
 Company is notifying its hospital and homecare customers to arrange for
 shipment of devices beginning this week.
     The devices are being returned to customers with new instructions for
 use, including the recommendation to utilize only sterile water in the
     "Vapotherm is pleased to return the 2000i and High Flow Therapy to our
 users," said Robert Storey, President and CEO. Over the last five years,
 the device has become a new standard of care in neonatal, pediatric and
 adult respiratory therapy. During the recall period, we received a
 tremendous outpouring of support from health care practitioners, patients
 and their families, all voicing the importance of this technology in
 providing non- invasive respiratory support. We extend our sincere
 appreciation to our customers and partners for their patience and support
 during this period."
     Complete information on the corrective actions, recall, product
 operation and safety is available on the Vapotherm 2000i Reintroduction
 Information website at For additional
 information or to schedule an in-service session, please email
     Vapotherm, Inc. is a privately held manufacturer of respiratory care
 devices for hospitals and home care use based in Stevensville, Maryland.
 The Company is dedicated to the development of innovative, non-invasive
 technologies for respiratory therapy especially for the treatment of
 chronic lung and acute breathing disorders. For more information, call
 (410) 604-3977 or visit
     CONTACT: Kevin Thibodeau of Vapotherm, Inc., +1-410-604-3977, Fax:

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