Health product recall

Getinge 88-Series Washer/Disinfector (2020-01-16)

Starting date:
January 16, 2020
Posting date:
January 31, 2020
Type of communication:
Medical Device Recall
Subcategory:
Medical Device
Hazard classification:
Type II
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Medical Devices
Audience:
General Public, Healthcare Professionals, Hospitals
Identification number:
RA-72225

Last updated: 2020-01-31

Affected Products

Getinge 88-Series Washer/Disinfector

Reason

The washer disinfectors affected by this field action can develop cracks in spot welds inside the chamber. The risk for users is due to localization infection from contaminated water (from pre-rinse) ending up on the floor although of from slipping. Although this risk is already considered mitigated with provided information in the IFU on requirements.

Affected products

Getinge 88-Series Washer/Disinfector

Lot or serial number

More than 10 numbers, contact manufacturer.

Model or catalog number

88-5

Companies
Manufacturer

Getinge Disinfection AB

Ljungadalsgatan 11

Växjö

35115

SWEDEN