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Class 1 Device Recall Giraffe Incubator

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  Class 1 Device Recall Giraffe Incubator see related information
Date Initiated by Firm October 11, 2019
Create Date December 03, 2019
Recall Status1 Open3, Classified
Recall Number Z-0541-2020
Recall Event ID 84077
Product Classification Warmer, infant radiant - Product Code FMT
Product Giraffe Incubator
Code Information Model Numbers: 6651-XXXX-XXX  2074921-00X-XXXXXX M1050206 M1050207 M1136120 M1136222 M1136226 M1138367 M1145526 M1145527 M1146091 M1146092 M1148634 M1161351 M1161353 M1161357 M1206149 M1235958 
Recalling Firm/
GE Healthcare, LLC
3000 N Grandview Blvd
Waukesha WI 53188-1615
For Additional Information Contact GE Healthcare Service
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
Giraffe Incubator, Giraffe OmniBed, Giraffe Incubator Carestation, and Giraffe OmniBed Carestation Bedside panels and portholes can appear closed without being latched. Potential patient fall.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Use error
Action The firm disseminated its notices by letter beginning on 10/11/2019. The notices identified the following safety issues: - The bedside panels of Giraffe Incubator, Giraffe OmniBed, Giraffe Incubator Carestation, and Giraffe OmniBed Carestation can be upright and look closed but not be latched. - The portholes also can look closed when not latched. - If a canopy cover is used, it can hold the bedside panel or porthole door closed without being latched. The product may continue to be used following specific safety instructions outlined in the notice.
Quantity in Commerce 16922 units
Distribution worldwide
Total Product Life Cycle TPLC Device Report

1 A record in this database is created when a firm initiates a correction or removal action. The record is updated if the FDA identifies a violation and classifies the action as a recall, and it is updated for a final time when the recall is terminated. Learn more about medical device recalls.
2 Per FDA policy, recall cause determinations are subject to modification up to the point of termination of the recall.
3 The manufacturer has initiated the recall and not all products have been corrected or removed. This record will be updated as the status changes.