Recall of Entroy Pool Lift

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Arjo, Inc. dba ArjoHuntleigh.

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 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
    Lift, patient, non ac-powered - Product Code FSA
  • Reason
    The entroy pool lift boom may rapidly lower un-commanded to the bottom of its stroke, with a potential for injury to the resident or caregiver.
  • Action
    ArjoHuntleigh sent an Urgent Field Correction Notice I.D. 110701AHE to the affected end user via UPS 2nd Day on August 4, 2011. The notice informed the account of the potential for lift boom to rapidly lower un-commanded to the bottom of its stroke. The account was requested to immediately cease use of the affected lift, and disconnect the power to the lift to prevent further use until corrected. The account was requested to complete and sign the Customer Response Form, and return it to ArjoHuntleigh to schedule a service call to correct the lift. Questions were directed to the ArjoHuntleigh at 1-800-323-1245, ext 54485.


  • Model / Serial
    Model GAB1000-01-US, serial number SEE0326028  Rest of the world: Models GAB1000-01-xx, GAB1000-11-xx and GAC100x, all serial numbers
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution - USA including CT
  • Product Description
    Entroy Pool Lift; a patient lift used in conjunction with a chair or stretcher to lift them in/out of a swimming/therapy pool; Arjo Hospital Equipment AB, Eslov, Sweden; Models GAB1000-01-xx, GAB1000-11-xx and GAC100x || Entroy is a pool lift that docks to either a chair or a stretcher and aids disabled people getting in and out of a pool. This equipment is intended for disabled persons who need to transfer in and out of a therapy and swimming pool under supervision of skilled and trained personnel in accordance with the Entroy Operating and Product Care Instructions. All other use must be avoided. Active/semi-active persons can and should use the Entroy chair (with or without chassis) while bedridden persons without trunk stability can and should be transferred with the Entroy stretcher with chassis.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Arjo, Inc. dba ArjoHuntleigh, 2349 W Lake St, Addison IL 60101-6183
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source