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Type of Product Medical Device
TGA Recall Reference RC-2018-RN-00653-1
Product Name/Description Emergency Room Examination Table

Models: 4203.9602

ARTG number: 163023
(Getinge Australia - Table, operation)
Recall Action Level Retail
Recall Action Classification Class II
Recall Action Commencement Date 5/06/2018
Responsible Entity Getinge Australia Pty Ltd
Reason/Issue Getinge have received reports where the screws holding the reclining surface on the frame have loosened or completely fallen out. The screws that hold the reclining surface on the frame are not secured against unintentional loosening and the tables may experience this issue with daily use over a number of years. If all screws loosen / become detached and this goes unnoticed, the reclining surface of the table may detach resulting in injury to a patient or operator as a result of falling.
To date, no reports of patient injury have been received relating to this issue.
Recall Action Product Defect Correction
Recall Action Instructions Getinge are advising they will be in contact with impacted users to replace the screws on the table with new screws secured with detent edge discs.

This action has been closed out on 30/11/2021
Contact Information 1800 438 464 - Getinge Customer Service