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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of July 11, 2012

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Event Detail

Event ID 61555
Product Type Devices
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm Invacare Corporation
City Elyria
State OH
Country US
Voluntary/Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2012-04-06
Initial Firm Notification of
Consignee or Public
Letter
Distribution Pattern Worldwide Distribution-USA (nationwide) including the states of AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV, and WY and Puerto Rico and the countries of Australia, Germany, New Zealand.

Product Detail

Product Description Code Info Classification Reason for Recall Product Quantity Recall Number
TDX SP Power Wheelchair, TDX SR Power Wheelchair, TDX SI Power Wheelchair. Model Number(s): TDXSI, TDXSI-2, TDXSI-2-S, TDXSI-CG, TDXSI-HD, TDXSI-HD-S, TDXSIV, TDXSIV-2, TDXSIV-2-S, TDXSIV-HD, TDXSIV-HD-S, TDXSP, TDXSPBASE, TDXSP-CG, TDXSPEURO, TDXSP-MCG, TDXSP-MCG-GT, TDXSR, TDXSR-CG, TDXSR-CG-HD, TDXSR-MCG, FDX, FDX-CG, FDXEURO-14, FDX-MCG. Mrf. By: Invacare Corporation, 1200 Taylor Street, Elyria, OH 44035. Intended to provide mobility to a person restricted to a sitting position. TDXSI, TDXSI-2, TDXSI-2-S, TDXSI-CG, TDXSI-HD, TDXSI-HD-S, TDXSIV, TDXSIV-2, TDXSIV-2-S, TDXSIV-HD, TDXSIV-HD-S, TDXSP, TDXSPBASE, TDXSP-CG, TDXSPEURO, TDXSP-MCG, TDXSP-MCG-GT, TDXSR, TDXSR-CG, TDXSR-CG-HD, TDXSR-MCG, FDX, FDX-CG, FDXEURO-14, and FDX-MCG. Class II Invacare Corporation decided to recall the product because of a potential risk of fire and serious injury. The post fuse assemblies could potentially have a short between the positive ring terminal and the terminal battery bracket which would create an alternate current path around the fuse. 665 affected power wheel chairs and 15 post-fuse assembly service parts have been identified. Z-1905-2012
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