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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of April 24, 2013

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Product Detail

Product Description SR Instruments FG3105 Patient Scales Used on various Joerns Healthcare Patient Lifters. Model# FG3105 Patient Scales. Product Usage: The FG3105 Scale is designed for Joerns Healthcare for use in portable patient weighing systems. The scale is designed to be connected between the patient hoist mechanism and patient sling apparatus. The scale is not intended to be used for patient transport.
Recall Number Z-1128-2013
Classification Class II
Code Info Serial numbers: 1005 thru 1780, 1785 thru 1809, 1866 thru 1868 and 1870 thru 1875.
Product Distributed Qty 806 patient scales
Reason For Recall SR Instruments Inc. is implementing a field correction for the Joerns Healthcare Patient Lifts after they received two incident reports regarding two field failures of a tensile type load cell involving the FG3105 Patient Scale. The failures resulted in patient falls.

Event Detail

Event Id 64698
Product Type Devices
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm Sr Instruments Inc
City Tonawanda
State NY
Country US
Voluntary / Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2012-12-13
Initial Firm Notification of Consignee or Public Letter
Distribution Pattern USA Distribution in the state of Texas.
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