Recall of Affinity Four Birthing Bed

According to Department of Health, Therapeutic Goods Administration, this recall involved a device in Australia that was produced by Hill-Rom Pty Ltd.

What is this?

A correction or removal action taken by a manufacturer to address a problem with a medical device. Recalls occur when a medical device is defective, when it could be a risk to health, or when it is both defective and a risk to health.

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  • Type of Event
  • Event ID
  • Event Risk Class
    Class II
  • Event Initiated Date
  • Event Country
  • Event Source
  • Event Source URL
  • Notes / Alerts
    Australian data is current through July 2018. All of the data comes from the Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration, except for the categories Manufacturer Parent Company and Product Classification.
    The Parent Company and the Product Classification were added by ICIJ.
    The parent company information is based on 2017 public records. The device classification information comes from FDA’s Product Classification by Review Panel, based on matches of recall data from the U.S. and Australia.
  • Extra notes in the data
  • Reason
    Hill-rom has found that affected affinity four birthing beds, manufactured prior to 21 march 2012, may experience problems with the brakes. this may result in unwanted bed movement.
  • Action
    Providing work around instructions and correcting with enhanced brake system. This action has been closed-out on 11/02/2016.


  • Model / Serial
    Affinity Four Birthing BedModel No: P3700B/C/DSerial Numbers: H331AA4785 through to N081AA7966Manufacturing Dates: Prior to 21 March 2012ARTG Number: 151145
  • Manufacturer