Safety Alert for MLE forearm crutch ergo grip (tall and adult)

According to Department of Health, this safety alert involved a device in Hong Kong that was produced by N/A.

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Alerts provide important information and recommendations about products. Even though an alert has been issued, it does not necessarily mean a product is considered to be unsafe. Safety Alerts, addressed to health workers and users, may include recalls. They can be written by manufacturers, but also by health officials.

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  • Type of Event
    Safety alert
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  • Notes / Alerts
    Hong Kong data is current through September 2018. All of the data comes from the Department of Health (Hong Kong), 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 data from the U.S. and Hong Kong.
  • Extra notes in the data
    Medical Device Safety Alert
  • Reason
    Medical device safety alert: mle forearm crutch ergo grip (tall and adult) the therapeutic goods administration (tga), australia issued a medical device safety alert concerning mle forearm crutch ergo grip (tall and adult) (batch number: 251097-1202-1, 251097-1203-1, 234354-1202-1, 234354-1203-1), distributed in australiaby making life easy mobility and independent living superstore. a potential fault in the plastic component that links the arm cuff with the crutch stem in the affected batches has led to reports of the arm cuff separating from the crutch. while no injuries have been reported, breakage of the plastic component during use could result in user injury due to a fall. for details, please refer to tga websites: http://www.Tga.Gov.Au/safety/ recalls-device-mle-forearm-crutch-121213.Htm and http://www.Tga.Gov.Au/safety/ alerts-device-mle-forearm-crutch-121213.Htm if you are in possession of the affected product, please contact your supplier for necessary actions. posted on 14 december 2012.


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    Medical Device Safety Alert: MLE forearm crutch ergo grip (tall and adult)
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