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Medical Device Alert MDA/2013/020 - Ondal Acrobat Swing Swing Arm

Medical Device Alert MDA/2013/020 issued by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency. 

It has been identified that the Ondal spring arms of the type Acrobat® Swing with a plastic joint/spigot and a carrying capacity of 2-3.3kg have a limited rupture life. If this joint breaks then the spring arm falls down abruptly and without interruption. This spring arm has previously been used by various operating light manufacturers for their minor surgical lights during 1999 to 2008. A copy of the alert can be found here MDA/2013/020

The manufacturers are advising that any surgical lights found to have the above spring arm must not be used with immediate effect. Continuing to use the product may endanger people and property

Any affected spring arms should be replaced as soon as possible with an updated version (metal joint/spigot).

Please note that those spring arms found to have a metal joint/spigot will not be affected by this alert.

Please feel free to contact a member of our team if you require any further information regarding this alert

Date: 01/04/2013