Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Maxilift

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 ArjoHuntleigh.

¿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.

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  • Tipo de evento
  • ID del evento
  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class 2
  • Número del evento
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  • 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
    Non-Ac-Powered Patient Lift - Product Code FSA
  • Causa
    The roll pin on certain configurations of the maxilift hanger bar could break due to a combination of severe corrosion and fatigue. breakage of the roll pin would lead to the detachment of the hanger bar from the jib of the lifter.
  • Acción
    ArjoHuntleigh sent a Field Safety Notice DCHU-UK/0209/001FSN to all affected end users via UPS Ground on 4/27/09. The notice informed the accounts of the potential for the roll pin to break due to a combination of severe corrosion and fatigue, leading to the detachment of the hanger bar from the jib of the lift. The accounts were advised to identify if they have any Arjo Maxilift patient lifters in their facility, identify which version of Arjo Maxilift hanger bar they have using the photographs in Figures 1,2 and 3 in the letter. Any lifters found with a hanger bar attachment as shown in Figure 1 must be immediately and permanently taken out of use, as the replacement hanger bar assembly is no longer available. Any lifters with a hanger bar attachment as shown in Figure 2 must be taken out of use until a correction has been performed by ArjoHuntleigh. Any lifters with a hanger bar attachment design as shown in Figure 3 are not affected and can continue being used. The accounts were provided with a product upgrade offer and a MaxiLift Preventative Maintenance Schedule. The accounts were requested to complete and fax, e-mail or mail the enclosed Customer Response Form to Arjo at 630-925-7974 or, indicating the number of Maxilifts in each category that they have and that the products have been taken out of service for replacement or correction, listing the model numbers and serial numbers of their lifts. Questions were directed to the ArjoHuntleigh Customer Support or Quality Department at 1-800-323-1245.


  • Modelo / Serial
    All models and all serial numbers of Maxilifts manufactured prior to January 1, 1997.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution -- Countries of USA and Mexico.
  • Descripción del producto
    Maxilift Patient Lift, Non-AC Powered; a patient lift with a four point tilting frame, adjustable chassis, and optional electronic scale, to move patients in a hospital/nursing home situation; Arjo Inc., Roselle, IL 60172; Model numbers 21102406, 21200001, 21200006, 21000-01, 210024-06, 211010-06, 211024-06, 211026, 212000-06, 212000-06R, 212000-6, 212024-06, 212026, 212624, 218100-01, KGA0200, KMA0520, KMA1003-04, KMA1004, KMA1005, KMA1006, KMA1040, KMA1501-06, KMA1513-06, KMA211024, KMA82124-24, KMB2351, KMB4800-06, KMB4900-06, KMB5501-12US, KRA0300, KRA0310, KRA1000, KRA1500-12, KRA2100, KRA3000-12, MA0500, MA0510, MA1010, MA1020, MA1100, MA1500, Maxi Pillar, Maxilift, Maxipillar, MAXIPILLER, MB0500R, MB0510, and MB0610. || The patient lift is intended to move and transport patients/residents under the direct supervision of trained staff.
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  • Dirección del fabricante
    ArjoHuntleigh, 2349 W Lake St, Addison IL 60101-6183
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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