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Type of Product Medical Device
TGA Recall Reference RC-2014-RN-00727-1
Product Name/Description InTouch Critical Care Bed

Item Number: 2156000000

All lots affected

ARTG Number: 202755 (cancelled 21 March 2014)
Recall Action Level Hospital
Recall Action Classification Class II
Recall Action Commencement Date 4/07/2014
Responsible Entity Stryker Australia Pty Ltd
Reason/Issue Stryker has received complaints from the field regarding InTouch beds, which allege that a caster has broken on the top of the caster stem where the brake rod inserts into the caster. These broken casters are identified when the InTouch beds are hoisted or lifted from the floor during regular maintenance. If more than one caster on a unit is damaged, brake functions may be affected and result in reduced brake holding force. If only one caster on the bed is damaged, brake functionality continues to meet specifications.
Recall Action Recall for Product Correction
Recall Action Instructions A Stryker representative will perform an onsite inspection to determine if casters are affected. If affected the casters will be replaced. End users are reminded to not use the electronic brake to slow or stop the bed while it is in motion.
Contact Information 1800 803 601 - Stryker South Pacific