Recall of LIKO SLINGBAR 350

According to Health Canada (via FOI), this recall involved a device in Canada that was produced by HILL-ROM CANADA 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
  • Event Initiated Date
  • Event Country
  • Event Source
  • Notes / Alerts
    Canadian data is current through March 2018. All of the data comes from Health Canada, 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 Canada.
  • 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. the affected sling bar designs have not been sold or distributed since may 2008.


  • Model / Serial
    Model Catalog: 3156004 (Lot serial: N/A); Model Catalog: 3156008 (Lot serial: N/A); Model Catalog: 3156013 (Lot serial: N/A); Model Catalog: 3156015 (Lot serial: N/A); Model Catalog: 3156002 (Lot serial: N/A); Model Catalog: 3156017 (Lot serial: N/A); Model Catalog: 3156012 (Lot serial: N/A); Model Catalog: 3156011 (Lot serial: N/A)
  • Product Description
  • Manufacturer