|July 18, 2012
TRUMPF Medical Systems Recalls Television Mounting System Due to Falling Hazard
The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: Ondal AC2000 Television Mounting System
Units: 215 distributed to 5 hospitals
Importers: Ondal Medical Systems of America Inc., of Sandston, VA and TRUMPF Medical Systems Inc., of Charleston, SC
Distributor: TRUMPF Medical Systems Inc., of Charleston, SC
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.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm received one report of a mounting system falling while being positioned. No injuries have been reported.
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.
Sold by: TRUMPF Medical Systems Inc. nationwide From January 2005 through December 2011 for about $2,100.
Manufactured in: Germany
Remedy: Secure the unit to prevent movement and contact TRUMPF Medical Systems for information on receiving a repair kit that includes the missing washers.
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.firstname.lastname@example.org
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