Active Medical Supplies Pty Ltd — Pivot, Pivot Hygiene, Pivot Hammock and Tony Pringle clip style sling with keyhole clip fastening
What are the defects?
The black plastic clip that is attached to the sling by a webbing strap threaded through a slot may break during use.
What are the hazards?
If the clip on the sling were to fail under load (whilst a patient is being transferred), the patient will fall from the hoist.
What should consumers do?
All recalled slings should be removed from service and disposed of.
Users are requested to return a completed Urgent Medical Device Recall Notification Form (provided with the customer letter) and return it to Active Medical Supplies at firstname.lastname@example.org, or fax to 07 3899 8825 or post to Active Medical Supplies - Quality Assurance, PO Box 3392 Tingalpa QLD 4173.
Therapeutic Goods Administration is the responsible regulator for this recall.