Verathon, Inc., GlideScope Video Laryngoscope (GVL) 3, 4, 5 and GlideScope (AVL) 2, 3, 4 and 5 Reusable Blades: Class I Recall - Risk of Blade Tip Breakage and Premature Failure

Blade may break off in patients’ mouth, where it may be swallowed or block the airway. This can lead to serious adverse health consequences, including hypoxemia (low blood oxygen), severe cuts to the airway leading to a significant loss of blood, and/or death.

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