GE Healthcare™ URGENT Medical Device Recall for Incubators and Omnibeds.
GE Healthcare announced a recall on October 11th, 2019 on their Giraffe Incubators, Giraffe Omnibeds, and Giraffe Incubator Carestations bedside panels and portholes that may appear closed without being latched, causing a potential patient to fall.
The following GE Healthcare NICU products are affected by this recall:
Any GE Incubator/Carestation units from US Med-Equip (USME) are currently being inspected and labeled for any faulty latches so as to prevent any adverse accidents. The units that are currently being rented and coming off of rent are also being inspected and labeled for any damages pertaining to this recall. In addition, GE Healthcare will provide a user manual addendum, labels for the device, and instructional poster materials in a future mailing at no cost to you. If you have an affected GE Incubator/Carestation from USME, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to place your report.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding this notification, please contact GE Healthcare Services at
Adverse reactions or quality problems experienced with the use of this product may be reported to the FDA’s
MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting program online; complete and submit the report online here.
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