Recall of Allen Medical Traction Boot

According to New Zealand Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Authority, this recall involved a device in New Zealand that was produced by Allen Medical Systems Inc.

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 Initiated Date
  • Event Country
  • Event Source
  • Event Source URL
  • Notes / Alerts
    Data from New Zealand is current through July 2018. All of the data comes from the New Zealand Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Authority, 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 New Zealand.
  • Extra notes in the data
    Recalling Organisation: Surgico Medical & Sugical Ltd, Unit A, 3 Whetu Place, Rosedale, North Shore City, AUCKLAND 0632
  • Reason
    The manufacturer advises that some units may have been assembled incorrectly which could result in the boot breaking from the mounting base causing the leg to fall. this potential defect could cause siginificant patient injury and may not be apparent to the user.
  • Action
    Product to be returned to supplier