Philips defibrillator available from Staples


16 June 2005 – Framingham (MA): Royal Philips Electronics has announced that the Philips HeartStart Home Defibrillator is now available over-the-counter (OTC) to consumers via

Staples is the first office products company to carry the defibrillator since it was made available for OTC sale.

Deborah DiSanzo, VP of cardiac systems for Philips Medical Systems said: "Staples is the perfect fit for the HomeStart Home Defibrillator because it gives consumers easy access to the device where they already make important technology purchases."