Patient Handling Pty Ltd — Molift Air 205 and 300 ceiling hoist

PRA number

2016/15683

Published date

Product description

A hoisting aid for disabled patients that enables sitting and horizontal transfers, as well as standing and walking training.

Molift Air 205 Model Numbers: 2501205, 2501210, 2501215, 2501220
Molift Air 300 Model Numbers: 2501300, 2501310, 2501315, 2501320

Distributed between May 2013 and January 2016.

ARTG Number: 229696

What are the defects?

It has been identified that a bolt within the suspension coupling of affected hoists can become loose.

What are the hazards?

There is a potential risk of harm or injury if the bolt inside the suspension coupling comes loose from the housing.

What should consumers do?

If you or someone you provide care for uses a Molift Air ceiling hoist, be aware of this issue.

Patient Handling is writing to all users of affected hoists regarding this issue and will arrange to upgrade the device with a retainer safety ring that will prevent the bolt within the suspension coupling coming loose.

If you have any questions or concerns about this issue, contact the retailer from whom you purchased your hoist. Alternatively, you can contact Patient Handling on 1300 137 875.

Supplier

Patient Handling Pty Ltd

Where the product was sold

New South Wales
Queensland
Victoria
Western Australia

Dates available for sale

-

Responsible regulator

Therapeutic Goods Administration is the responsible regulator for this recall.

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