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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of June 12, 2013

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Product Detail

Product Description SlingBar Wide 670. Designed to meet the needs for lifting humans.
Recall Number Z-1475-2013
Classification Class II
Code Info Product # 3156012, 3156017
Product Distributed Qty 412
Reason For Recall 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.

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.