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Class 2 Device Recall Entroy Pool Lift

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  Class 2 Device Recall Entroy Pool Lift see related information
Date Initiated by Firm August 04, 2011
Date Posted August 24, 2011
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on November 28, 2011
Recall Number Z-3070-2011
Recall Event ID 59588
Product Classification Lift, patient, non ac-powered - Product Code FSA
Product Entroy Pool Lift; a patient lift used in conjunction with a chair or stretcher to lift them in/out of a swimming/therapy pool; Arjo Hospital Equipment AB, Eslov, Sweden; Models GAB1000-01-xx, GAB1000-11-xx and GAC100x

Entroy is a pool lift that docks to either a chair or a stretcher and aids disabled people getting in and out of a pool. This equipment is intended for disabled persons who need to transfer in and out of a therapy and swimming pool under supervision of skilled and trained personnel in accordance with the Entroy Operating and Product Care Instructions. All other use must be avoided. Active/semi-active persons can and should use the Entroy chair (with or without chassis) while bedridden persons without trunk stability can and should be transferred with the Entroy stretcher with chassis.
Code Information Model GAB1000-01-US, serial number SEE0326028  Rest of the world: Models GAB1000-01-xx, GAB1000-11-xx and GAC100x, all serial numbers
Recalling Firm/
Arjo, Inc. dba ArjoHuntleigh
2349 W Lake St
Addison IL 60101-6183
For Additional Information Contact
800-323-1245 Ext. 54485
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
The Entroy Pool Lift boom may rapidly lower un-commanded to the bottom of its stroke, with a potential for injury to the resident or caregiver.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Device Design
Action ArjoHuntleigh sent an Urgent Field Correction Notice I.D. 110701AHE to the affected end user via UPS 2nd Day on August 4, 2011. The notice informed the account of the potential for lift boom to rapidly lower un-commanded to the bottom of its stroke. The account was requested to immediately cease use of the affected lift, and disconnect the power to the lift to prevent further use until corrected. The account was requested to complete and sign the Customer Response Form, and return it to ArjoHuntleigh to schedule a service call to correct the lift. Questions were directed to the ArjoHuntleigh at 1-800-323-1245, ext 54485.
Quantity in Commerce 1 unit in the U.S., 311 units in the rest of the world
Distribution Worldwide Distribution - USA including CT
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 For details about termination of a recall see Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Title 21 §7.55.