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Class 2 Device Recall Sara Active Sling Wide

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  Class 2 Device Recall Sara Active Sling Wide see related information
Date Initiated by Firm January 09, 2007
Date Posted February 15, 2007
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on September 02, 2008
Recall Number Z-0425-2007
Recall Event ID 37085
Product Classification patient lift - Product Code FSA
Product Sara Active Sling - Wide; item KKX00120.0 - models KA1231 (with safety) and KA1241; manufactured by Medibo Medical Products NV, Hanmont, Achel, Belgium, distributed by Arjo Inc., Roselle, IL 60172
Code Information item KKX00120.0 - models KA1231 (with safety) and KA1241, with production dates of September 2006 through December 2006. The tag on the sling will state the item number and have the year ''06'' hole-punched in the top line ''Y'', and either the month ''09'', ''10'', ''11'' or ''12'' hole-punched in the third line ''M''.
Recalling Firm/
Arjo, Inc.
50 Gary Ave Ste A
Roselle IL 60172-1684
For Additional Information Contact Ms. Traci Giovenco
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
There is the potential for the slings to come apart, potentially allowing injury to the patient.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Action Arjo sent Urgent Device Field Correction Recall Notice letters dated 1/9/07 via FedEx to the end user accounts who received the affected slings, advising them of the potential for the slings to come apart. They were instructed to remove the affected slings from use and replace them with the slings enclosed with the letter, complete the enclosed customer response form, and return the form and the original recalled slings, using the pre-paid call tag provided. If they have any questions or require additional, they were instructed to contact the Arjo Quality Department at 800-323-1245, ext. 6140.
Quantity in Commerce 16 slings
Distribution Nationwide
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.