Recall of Device Recall ORBIT PT

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Trumpf Medical Systems.

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 3
  • Event Number
  • Event Initiated Date
  • Event Date Posted
  • 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
    An odor and smoke developed - the cause was determined to be a power supply unit sitting in the controller column.
  • Action
    The user facility was contacted via phone in early August. They were contacted 9/17/2013 to schedule the replacement of the power pack because the new power pack became available.


  • Model / Serial
    Item No. 1275499, Serial No. 100711351
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    US Distribution: NJ only.
  • Product Description
    ORBIT PT. || The ORBIT PT works in conjunction with an TRUMPF mobile operating table to automate the patient transport process.
  • Manufacturer


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