Recall of Stryker EMS Stair PRO

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Stryker Medical Division of Stryker Corporation.

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
    Stretcher, hand-carried - Product Code FPP
  • Reason
    The foot rest kit may have the wrong pivot spacers making the joint more susceptible to relaxation and prone to fatigue. there is a moderate risk of injury to the patient should the handles become detached during use.
  • Action
    Stryker Medical spoke with all customers who received these shipments prior to 10/31/2011 requesting information on kits affected and recalled foot rest units installed. December 5, 2011 Urgent Medical Device Recall Letters, with instructions on how to to either install a new Foot Rest Kit ( enclosed ) or dispose of any kits that were not installed were sent to both customers who could have installed recalled foot rest units. Customers needing help or assistance with installation are asked to call Stryker Technical Support a 1-800-327-0770. Customers were to complete and return a postage paid postcard confirming receipt. Customers with questions or concerns are asked to contact Kristin Dudek at 269-389-6927 M-F m 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. (EST)


  • Model / Serial
    Model 6251 and 6252, The Foot Rest Kit (pN 6252-700-003) Order numbers 2065939, 1739631, 2066066, 2066803, and 2066941.
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Nationwide Distribution -- MI & MA.
  • Product Description
    Foot Rest Kit (pN 6252700-003) for Models 6251 and 6252 Stryker (EMS Stair -PRO), OE 2065939, 1739631, 2066066, 6066803 and 20666941 with optional , Stryker Medical, Portage, MI 49002. || Intended to provide the patient greater comfort and a sense of security.
  • Manufacturer


  • Manufacturer Address
    Stryker Medical Division of Stryker Corporation, 3800 East Centre Ave., Portage MI 49002
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Source