Recall of LIKO SlingBar 350, SlingBar 360, SlingBar Wide 670 and SideBar Standard

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 become aware of a potential safety issue related to the slingbar 350, slingbar 360, slingbar wide 670 and sidebar standard, which could be attached to various liko overhead and mobile lifts. a serious injury to a patient, caregiver, or bystander could result from tripping or otherwise falling in to the sling bar, typically while the lift is parked or stored when not in use. the sling hook on the end of the sling bar could pierce a body structure, such as the head, shoulder, or groin.
  • Action
    Hill-Rom is providing replacement sling bars to mitigate the issue. This action has been closed-out on 27/01/2016


  • Model / Serial
    LIKO SlingBar 350, SlingBar 360, SlingBar Wide 670 and SideBar StandardProduct Numbers: 3156015, 3156002, 3156008, 3156004, 3156013, 3156012, 3156017 or 3156011Distributed between April 1998 and May 2008
  • Manufacturer