The LifeVac is a non-powered, non-invasive, single-use only airway clearance device designed to assist resuscitating a victim with an upper airway obstruction when current choking protocols have been followed without success. The LifeVac has a one-way valve that is designed to prevent air from entering a choking victim on the downward motion. The LifeVac creates suction and negative pressure to help remove the lodged food or object in the event of choking.
The LifeVac has been designed to be easy to use and is a Class I Medical Device authorized for sale by Health Canada (MDEL #7192). Based on the mask manufacturers guidelines for the pediatric mask, 10 kg or 22 lbs. (approximately 1 year old) is the recommended minimum weight for a proper fit.
The LifeVac can be purchased for the sale price on the LifeVac Website or can be purchased from Amazon or Walmart Canada, the links for both are below:
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Risk and Safety Information
The LifeVac is not guaranteed to resuscitate a choking victim.
The LifeVac apparatus is for use on humans only. It should be used only on the face.
LifeVac should only be used for resuscitating a choking victim. Do not use LifeVac if the patient is not choking and is breathing on their own.
Store the LifeVac at room temperature. Do not store in direct sunlight. Avoid storing in environments with extreme heat or cold as it may affect the integrity of the unit.
Based on the mask manufacturers guidelines for the pediatric mask, 10 kg or 22 lbs. (approximately 1 year old) is the recommended minimum weight for a proper fit.
Check masks periodically for deflation and consider mask replacement every 2-3 years.
If you use LifeVac in an emergency, contact us to receive a FREE replacement unit!