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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of June 12, 2013

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Event Detail

Event ID 64550
Product Type Devices
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm Hill-Rom, Inc.
City Batesville
State IN
Country US
Voluntary/Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2013-04-30
Initial Firm Notification of
Consignee or Public
Letter
Distribution Pattern Worldwide Distribution-USA (nationwide) including the states of AZ, CA, CO, FL, IL, IN, KS, LA, MA, MI, MN, MO, NC, NH, NJ, NV, OH, OK, PA, SC, TN, UT, WA, and WI, and the countries of Canada, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Switzerland, Germany Denmark, Spain, Finland, France, United Kingdom, Greece, Hong Kong, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Norway, New Zealand, Portugal, Sweden, and Turkey.

Product Detail

Product Description Code Info Classification Reason for Recall Product Quantity Recall Number
SlingBar 350. Designed to meet the needs for lifting humans. 3156015, 3156002, 3156008' 3156004 Class II Retrospective review found 4 sling bars that may present a potential for impalement if a patient, caregiver or bystander were to fall onto the hooks based on a simulated test method. In effort to eliminate any risk of injury, Hill-Rom is requesting products be removed from field use and replaced with an updated design. 3556 Z-1473-2013
SlingBar 360. Designed to meet the needs for lifting humans. Product # 3156013 Class II Retrospective review found 4 sling bars that may present a potential for impalement if a patient, caregiver or bystander were to fall onto the hooks based on a simulated test method. In effort to eliminate any risk of injury, Hill-Rom is requesting products be removed from field use and replaced with an updated design. 16 Z-1474-2013
SlingBar Wide 670. Designed to meet the needs for lifting humans. Product # 3156012, 3156017 Class II Retrospective review found 4 sling bars that may present a potential for impalement if a patient, caregiver or bystander were to fall onto the hooks based on a simulated test method. In effort to eliminate any risk of injury, Hill-Rom is requesting products be removed from field use and replaced with an updated design. 412 Z-1475-2013
SlingBar Standard. Designed to meet the needs for lifting humans. Product #3156011 Class II Retrospective review found 4 sling bars that may present a potential for impalement if a patient, caregiver or bystander were to fall onto the hooks based on a simulated test method. In effort to eliminate any risk of injury, Hill-Rom is requesting products be removed from field use and replaced with an updated design. 726 Z-1476-2013
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