July 22 (Hfrance.fr) - The US Food and Drug Administration filed the Philips recall on Thursday ' (PHG.AS) Class 1 respirators and ventilators, or the most serious type of booster, indicating the use of such devices can cause serious injury or death. The agency said there had been 83 complaints about products used to provide respiratory support, but no injuries or deaths were sognalled for these issues. The Dutch medical equipment company recalled some of its respirators and ventilators in June because the foam used to cushion them machines 'sound could degrade and emit small particles which irritate the respiratory tract. The gases released can also be toxic or carry cancer risks, Philips said. learn more Report by Mrinalika Roy in Bengaluru; Edited by Devika Syamnath Our standards: Thomson Hfrance.fr's principles of trust.