The Spastic Centre—Seating Harnesses for Wheelchairs, Toilet/Bath Chairs

PRA number

2002/5867

Published date

Product description

Butterfly or Vest Style. Manufactured by The Spastic Centre from 1995 to April 2000.

What are the defects?

There are potential safety risks with this type of seating harness due to the adjustability of the lower straps. Due to the straps being adjustable, it is possible for the seating harness to ride up and obstruct the airway.

What are the hazards?

Choking.

What should consumers do?

If you are using a seating harness manufactured and supplied by The Spastic Centre please call 1300 888 378 to determine if the harness requires modification or replacement. The Spastic Centre will carry out any replacements or modifications of the seating.

Supplier

The Spastic Centre

Where the product was sold

Nationally

Responsible regulator

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.

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