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Class 2 Device Recall Liko Universal Patient lift

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  Class 2 Device Recall Liko Universal Patient lift see related information
Date Initiated by Firm July 01, 2008
Date Posting Updated September 20, 2008
Recall Status1 Terminated 3 on July 17, 2015
Recall Number Z-2320-2008
Recall Event ID 48747
Product Classification Lift, patient, non-ac-powered - Product Code FSA
Product Universal SlingBar 600 with Quick-release Hook
Product Number: 3156086
Used in combination with all lifts from Liko, i.e. mobile lifts and overhead lifts

Used in combination with all lifts from Liko, i.e. mobile lifts and overhead lifts
Code Information Affected serial numbers on sling bars: 1200101-1245680, 121204-121499, and 12222407-12225241

Recalling Firm/
Liko AB
Alvik 7555
Lulea Sweden
For Additional Information Contact Ann Jordan
Manufacturer Reason
for Recall
A component securing the Universal SlingBar to the patient lift, may experience a nut unthreading resulting in the sling bar detaching from the lift causing the patient to fall.
FDA Determined
Cause 2
Component design/selection
Action Liko North America ,the US Distributor, notified accounts by letter dated June 30, 2008 and provided a Field Safety Notice with Safety Inspection Procedures to performed on the lift prior to use. Replacement slingbars are being provided. If you have questions, contact the Liko product distributor in your country. Contact information can be found at www.liko.com/int/distributors.asp.
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.