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Type of Product Medical Device
TGA Recall Reference RC-2012-RN-00980-1
Product Name/Description Zimmer A.T.S. 3000 Automatic Tourniquet System (used to temporarily occlude blood flow during surgery)

Product Code: 3011LACW

Serial Numbers: 3011LACS, 3011LACL, 3011LAED, 3012BAAB, 3012BAAF
Recall Action Level Hospital
Recall Action Classification Class II
Recall Action Commencement Date 21/09/2012
Responsible Entity Zimmer Pty Ltd
Reason/Issue On some occasions during surgical procedures, the unit will fail, alarm, lock into a non-operational mode and the display screen will go blank. Based on Zimmer's investigations, this problem is due to a defective chip on the control board.
Recall Action Recall for Product Correction
Recall Action Instructions Customers are being asked to remove affected A.T.S 3000 tourniquet systems from use immediately & contact their sales representative who will return the unit to the company for repair and arrange a loan unit.
Contact Information 02 9950 5400 - Zimmer Regulatory Affairs