Draeger Medical Inc. announced today that it has received clearance from the Food and Drug Administration to market a new ventilator to the U.S. market.

The device, called the Carina ventilator, has both invasive and non-invasive capabilities. The unit can compensate for leakage and provide effective breath delivery, and is well-suited for the emergency room, general ward, ICU, or sub-acute facilities.

The device is Draeger's latest in its ventilator product line.

Draeger Medical Inc. in Telford is the U.S. headquarters of Draeger Medical AG & Co. K&G, a German maker of air masks and anesthesia equipment.