Recall of Device Recall Jupiter, Mars, Titan, TruSystem and Saturn operating table systems

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Trumpf 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 Risk Class
    Class 2
  • Event Number
  • Event Initiated Date
  • Event Status
  • Event Country
  • Event Terminated Date
  • Event Source
  • Event Source URL
  • Notes / Alerts
    U.S. data is current through June 2018. All of the data comes from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, except for the category Manufacturer Parent Company.
    The Parent Company was added by ICIJ.
    The parent company information is based on 2017 public records.
  • Extra notes in the data
    Table, surgical with orthopedic accessories, ac-powered - Product Code JEA
  • Reason
    Complaints were received of the table top on the transporter (shuttle) tilting down quickly in a maximum trendelenburg position.
  • Action
    TRUMPF Medical sent an Urgent Field Safety Information letter dated January 15, 2016, to all affected consignees. The letter identified the product, the problem, and the action to be taken by the consignee. Customers were instructed to take the following actions: Actions to be taken 1. Remove the patient transport Shuttle from operation. 2. Trumpf Medical, or a designated service representative, will schedule an appointment with the customer to perform service on the impacted device to prevent the issue from occurring. Passing along this information: Please make sure that, in your organization, all users of the patient transport Shuttle as well as any other personnel who must be informed, have been made aware of this safety information. If you have provided the device to third parties, please forward them a copy of this letter, or inform the contact person listed above. Please store this information at least until this measure has been completed. If you have any questions concerning this request or the procedure as outlined, please contact Trumpf Medical Systems, Inc. at 888-474-9359 For questions regarding this recall call 843-534-0606.


  • Model / Serial
    Product: Shuttle 2.7, Material Number: 1254362, Serial Number Range: 100801175  101349420; Product: Shuttle 2.7 360, Material Number: 1459862, Serial Number Range: 100843669-101212847; Product: Shuttle 3.7, Material Number: 1254363, Serial Number Range: 100180383-101290987 and Product: Shuttle 3.7 360, Material Number: 1459863, Serial Number Range: 100787418-101334652.
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution - US including MA and TX; Foreign distribution to Austria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, British Virgin Islands, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Japan, Luxemburg, Morocco, Netherlands, New Caledonia, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, San Marino, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.
  • Product Description
    Patient transport Shuttle with Trendelenburg quick adjustment function (Jupiter, Mars, Titan, TruSystem and Saturn operating table systems). || The shuttle is intended for the following applications: 1. Transfer, transport and storage of exchangeable table tops in the Trumpf Medical TruSystem 7500, JUPITER, and SATURN SM operating table systems 2. Patient transport to an operating table top (without a column) from the patient transfer system to the operating theatre or from the operating theatre to the patient transfer system 3. Transporting the TruSystem 7500 SM, JUPITER SM or SATURN SM operating table column with table top (without a patient) within the operating theatre.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Trumpf Medical Systems, Inc., 1046 Legrand Blvd, Charleston SC 29492-7672
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source