Recall of Ceiling Supply Units (CSU) 80xx/CSU60xx (Used for positioning of medical gas and vacuum systems)

According to Department of Health, Therapeutic Goods Administration, this recall involved a device in Australia that was produced by Draeger Medical Australia 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
    The manufacturer has received reports where the drive screw in the motor unit, which lifts and lowers the lower lift arm broke. as a result, the lift arm fell down approximately 60cm (23.6 inches). if the drive screw breaks, personnel standing under the ceiling supply unit (csu) may be injured or objects damaged.
  • Action
    Draeger will be performing an inspection of affected devices to identify potential fractures of the drive screw during the next maintenance cycle. If a user does not have a service contract with Draeger, an inspection can be commissioned or alternatively, the end user's technical department can carry out the inspection by following the maintenance instructions provided with the recall letter.


  • Model / Serial
    Ceiling Supply Units (CSU) 80xx/CSU60xx (Used for positioning of medical gas and vacuum systems)ARTG Number: 132260
  • Manufacturer