Field Safety Notices about Avantgarde Wheelchair

According to Health Products Regulatory Authority, this field safety notices involved a device in Ireland that was produced by Otto Bock.

What is this?

Field safety notices are communications sent out by medical device manufacturers or their representatives in relation to actions that they may be taking in relation to their product that is on the market. These are mainly for health workers, but also for users. They can include recalls and alerts.

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  • Type of Event
    Field Safety Notice
  • Event Number
    SN2006(06)
  • Date
    2006-09-05
  • Event Country
  • Event Source
    HPRA
  • Event Source URL
  • Notes / Alerts
    "Irish data is current through April 2019. All of the data comes from the Health Products Regulatory Authority (Ireland), 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 Ireland."
  • Extra notes in the data
  • Reason
    Replacement of rear wheel camber washers on avantgarde wheelchairs.
  • Action
    The following actions should be taken:    Ensure that prescribers / repair agents are made aware of this notice.   Ensure that users of these devices are reminded of the importance of annual maintenance or service intervals.

Device

  • Model / Serial
  • Product Description
    Avantgarde Wheelchair
  • Manufacturer

Manufacturer