TRUMPF Medical Systems Recalls Television Mounting System Due to Falling Hazard

The arm joints on the television mounting system do not have a washer at the top joint which can result in excessive wear of the stop pins on the arm. This can allow the arm system and items connected to the arm to fall and injure the user or bystanders.

Recall date: July 18, 2012
Recall number: 12742

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Ondal AC2000 Television Mounting System

Hazard:

The arm joints on the television mounting system do not have a washer at the top joint which can result in excessive wear of the stop pins on the arm. This can allow the arm system and items connected to the arm to fall and injure the user or bystanders.

Consumer Contact:

For additional information, contact TRUMPF Medical Systems Inc. toll-free at (888) 474-9359 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or email Lindsey.ronnenberg@us.trumpf.com

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Recall Details

Units

215 distributed to 5 hospitals

Description

The mounting systems were sold for use in hospital Intensive Care Units. The units are off-white and have multiple joints between the ceiling mount and the TV mount at the end of the arm system.

Incidents/Injuries

The firm received one report of a mounting system falling while being positioned. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy

Secure the unit to prevent movement and contact TRUMPF Medical Systems for information on receiving a repair kit that includes the missing washers.

Sold at

TRUMPF Medical Systems Inc. nationwide From January 2005 through December 2011 for about $2,100.

Importer(s)

Ondal Medical Systems of America Inc., of Sandston, VA and TRUMPF Medical Systems Inc., of Charleston, SC

Distributor(s)

TRUMPF Medical Systems Inc., of Charleston, SC

Manufactured in

Germany