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Type of Product Medical Device
TGA Recall Reference RC-2017-RN-01185-1
Product Name/Description Corpus Powered Wheelchairs
(with fixed seat and elevator inner tubes)

Model: C300 Corpus II
Serial Numbers: 2537002437, 2537002471, 2537002476, 2537002514, 2537002746, 2537002891 and 2537002956

Model: C350 Corpus II
Serial Number: 43203511

Model: C500 Corpus II
Serial Number: 15702655

Model: C500 Corpus II LR
Serial Numbers: 2557000160 and 2557000185

ARTG Number: 224603
Recall Action Level Consumer
Recall Action Classification Class II
Recall Action Commencement Date 11/10/2017
Responsible Entity Permobil Australia
Reason/Issue Permobil has been advised of a potential failure of the top plate in which the seating system separates from its base. The top plate is a component that connects the seating system of the wheelchair to the base by a series of welds. The consequences of a complete failure of the top plate assembly would result in the chair user and the seating system falling from the base leading to a potential injury. Out of 71 cases reported to the US FDA, 3 serious injuries occurred (2 broken bones and 1 laceration).
Recall Action Recall for Product Correction
Recall Action Instructions Permobil will contact the end users to arrange for service repair kit to be delivered and perform the repair as a permanent correction.

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This action has been closed out on 30/10/2018
Contact Information 1300 845 483 - Permobil Australia