Cl II Spirit TM Select bed

Company: CHG Hospital Beds Inc.
Date of Enforcement Report 3/23/2016
Class lI:

PRODUCT

The Spirit TM Select bed is a Med-Surg bed intended to support and transport low to moderate acuity patients in the medical and/or surgical area of the hospital. The Spirit Select bed is also intended for use as a general purpose, variable height hospital bed for general care, post-operative and general medicine wards. The product has a 500 pound safe working load and includes the standard features of an integrated scale and bed exit system, enhanced footboard staff controls for scale and bed exit system and a low bed height of 10.75 inches.
Recall Number Z-1176-2016

REASON
It was identified that in some situations the bed exit alarm may not function as intended. The software code for the bed exit system has the potential to auto-reset erroneously. In some situations, the software code does not allow enough time for the weight value to fall to zero once the patient egresses from the bed, in which case, the bed has the potential to reset the bed exit alarm .

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
CHG Hospital Beds Inc., London, Canada on 3/15/2016. Voluntary: Firm Initiated recall is ongoing.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
1892

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide and Canada

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