Mobility Wholesale Distributors Pty Ltd trading as Freedom Healthcare — Freedom Healthcare Quad Walkers

PRA number

2017/16335

Published date

Product description

Walking aids
Model numbers BRO209 and BRO199

2 batches are affected:
Batch Numbers FHFHCBR13 and FHFHCBR15, produced in June 2016 and October 2016

ARTG Number 137219
Freedom Healthcare Quad Walker

Reasons the product is recalled

In some instances the front right wheel of walkers from batches FHFHCBR13 and FHFHCBR15 has worked loose or broken away from the frame.

The hazards to consumers

If the wheel breaks free, the walker becomes unsteady and the user may lose their balance. This may result in the user being injured.

What consumers should do

Freedom Healthcare is writing to people who, according to their records, may have a walker that is affected by this recall to provide further information about this issue and details of the recall procedure.

If you or someone you provide care for uses a Freedom Healthcare Quad Walker, check the information sticker on the walker to find the batch number.

If you have a walker with batch number FHFHCBR13 or FHFHCBR15, return it to the place of purchase for a replacement or refund.

For further information, call Freedom Healthcare on 07 3223 4444 or email rcajee@prescare.org.au

Where the product was sold

New South Wales
Queensland
South Australia
Victoria

Responsible regulator

Therapeutic Goods Administration is the responsible regulator for this recall.

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