Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Discovery Channel 8Way Massager with Heat

Según U.S. Food and Drug Administration, este evento ( retiro de equipo (recall) ) involucró a un dispositivo médico en United States que fue producido por Wahl Clipper Corp.

¿Qué es esto?

Una corrección al equipo o acción de retiro tomada por el fabricante para abordar un problema con un dispositivo médico. Los retiros (recalls) ocurren cuando un dispositivo médico está defectuoso, cuando puede poner en riesgo la salud, o cuando simultáneamente está defectuoso y puede poner en riesgo la salud.

Más información acerca de la data acá
  • Tipo de evento
  • ID del evento
  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class 2
  • Número del evento
  • Fecha de inicio del evento
  • Fecha de publicación del evento
  • Estado del evento
  • País del evento
  • Fecha de finalización del evento
  • Fuente del evento
  • URL de la fuente del evento
  • Notas / Alertas
    U.S. data is current through June 2018. All of the data comes from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, except for the category Manufacturer Parent Company.
    The Parent Company was added by ICIJ.
    The parent company information is based on 2017 public records.
  • Notas adicionales en la data
    Massager, Therapeutic, Electric - Product Code ISA
  • Causa
    The housing of the massager's heating applicator attachment may crack during use. if the plastic housing cracks and breaks it could expose the user to live electrical connections and pose a shock hazard.
  • Acción
    In cooperation with Wahl, the Discovery Channel issued a Stop Sales notice on/or about 12/10/2004 throughout its retail chain including fulfillment centers for the website in the U.S. Wahl sent point of purchase 'Safety Recall Notice' posters to each of the Discovery Channel stores where the massagers were sold. The poster informs the consumer of the electric shock hazard with the heat applicator, illustrates how to determine where the lot number is located on the unit, and instructs the consumer to immediately call customer service at 1-800-767-9245 or visit or to request a free replacement heat applicator. The posters will be posted in the stores and on the Wahl and Discovery websites until 5/1/05.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Model Number 4196-1, Date code 054  The model number and date code are molded into the side of the handle of the massager near the on/off switch.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    The massagers were distributed nationwide, including Puerto Rico, through Discovery Channel stores and their website store.
  • Descripción del producto
    Discovery Channel brand 8-Way Massager with Heat; therapeutic massager; Wahl Clipper Corporation, Sterling, IL 61081, made in China
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Wahl Clipper Corp, 2902 Locust St, Sterling IL 61081-9501
  • Source