Field Safety Notices about Ceiling Supply Unit klinoPORT

According to Agency for Medicinal Products and Medical Devices of the Republic of Slovenia (via FOI), this field safety notices involved a device in Slovenia that was produced by TRUMPF Medizin Systeme GmbH + Co. KG.

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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
  • Date
  • Event Country
  • Event Source
  • Notes / Alerts
    Data from Slovenia is current through February 2019. All of the data comes from the Agency for Medicinal Products and Medical Devices of the Republic of Slovenia (via FOI), 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 Slovenia.
  • Extra notes in the data
  • Reason
    Trumpf medical was informed of an event where the motorised height-adjustable arm of a klinoport ceiling supply unit suddenly and abruptly fell to its lowest position. the cause analysis revealed that the welded connections of the drive did not comply with the specified condition and therefore led to breakage of these connections. it is currently not to be ruled out that further drives within the same serial numbers range may have the same fault. if further cases should occur, the risk of severe injury to persons cannot be ruled out. .