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R & R Healthcare Equipment Pty Ltd - HiLite Chair Recall

A recall notice for HiLite Chair supplied by R & R Healthcare Equipment Pty Ltd as the chair is labelled with a safe working limit of 200kg, testing showed that at a weight of around 150kg there was a potential for weld failure in the frame and if occupied the chair back could collapse.

R & R Healthcare Equipment Pty Ltd - HiLite Chair

PRA No.

2020/18370

Date published

14 Jun 2020

Product description

HiLite Chair
Model numbers KA582KDG03 and KA582KDG05

All serial numbers

ARTG 201862
(R & R Healthcare Equipment Pty Ltd - Chair)

What are the defects?

The chair is labelled with a safe working limit of 200kg, testing showed that at a weight of around 150kg there was a potential for weld failure in the frame and if occupied the chair back could collapse.

The chair’s safe working limit is 130kg.

What are the hazards?

If the chair back collapses backwards while the chair is occupied, there is a risk of injury to the occupant or bystanders.

What should consumers do?

If the occupant of the chair exceeds or is likely to exceed 130kg, consumers should immediately stop using the chair and contact R & R Healthcare Equipment or K Care Healthcare Solutions.

R & R Healthcare Equipment will provide affected consumers with a corrected label to replace the existing weight limit label.

For more information, consumers can contact K Care Healthcare Solutions on 1300 783 783.

Supplier

R & R Healthcare Equipment Pty Ltd

Traders who sold this product

Healthcare equipment retailers and rehabilitation services

Where the product was sold

Australian Capital Territory

New South Wales

Northern Territory

Queensland

South Australia

Victoria

Western Australia

Responsible regulator

Therapeutic Goods Administration is the responsible regulator for this recall.