ShoulderFlex Massager by King International: Safety Communication - Risk of Strangulation
MedSun: Newsletter #64, September 2011

FDA MedWatch Safety Alert

FDA is aware of reports to the Consumer Product Safety Commission of one death and one near-strangulation associated with the ShoulderFlex Massager. These incidents occurred when a necklace and clothing became caught in a piece of the device that rotates during use. Two other reports involved clothing and hair became caught in the device. Do not use or recommend use of the ShoulderFlex Massager. Dispose of the device components separately so that the massager cannot be reassembled and used.

Additional Information:

FDA MedWatch Safety Alert. ShoulderFlex Massager by King International: Safety Communication - Risk of Strangulation. August 26, 2011.
http://www.fda.gov/Safety/MedWatch/SafetyInformation/SafetyAlertsforHumanMedicalProducts/ucm269765.htm


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