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Class 2 Device Recall IFit" Shower Chair

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 Class 2 Recall
IFit" Shower Chair
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Date Posted September 26, 2012
Recall Status1 Terminated on February 11, 2014
Recall Number Z-2461-2012
Recall Event ID 62965
Product Classification Chair And Table, Medical - Product Code KMN
Product Invacare® I-Fit" Shower Chair (Models 9780, 9781, 9781-1), Invacare Corporation, Elyria, OH 44035. These shower chairs are designed for individuals who require seating support when bathing or showering and provide comfort and safety in the bathtub.
Code Information 9780, 9781, 9781-1
Recalling Firm/
Invacare Corporation
1 Invacare Way
Elyria, Ohio 44035-4190
For Additional Information Contact Douglas J. Uelmen
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
On August 6, 2012, Invacare voluntarily recalled the Invacare¿ I-Fit" Shower Chair (Models 9780, 9781, 9781-1) based on the return, quality and adverse event data received.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
DESIGN: Device Design
Action Invacare sent an "URGENT: RECALL INFORMATION" letter dated August 31, 2012 to all affected customers. The letter identified the product, problem, and actions to be taken by the customers. The letter instructs customers to discontinue use of any affected product and to call the Recall Support Line at 877-496-5041 for assistance.
Quantity in Commerce 21,168 chairs
Distribution Worldwide Distribution-USA (nationwide) including DC and the states of AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV, and WY and the countries of AUSTRALIA, CANADA, GUAM, ISRAEL, NEW ZEALAND, THAILAND, TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO.
Total Product Life Cycle TPLC Device Report

1 For details about termination of a recall see Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Title 21 §7.55
2 Per FDA policy, recall cause determinations are subject to modification up to the point of termination of the recall.