Oscor Recalling ATAR Extension Cables Due to Malfunction and Injury Hazard

Extensive use can cause a fracture of the conductor cable, resulting in malfunction

Oscor Recalling ATAR Extension Cables Due to Malfunction and Injury Hazard
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July 7, 2017

Oscor has issued a nationwide recall of its ATAR extension cables due to potential malfunction and a resultant injury hazard.

The conductor cable can become fractured from extensive use, resulting in malfunction and potential injury.

RECALLED PRODUCT DETAILS

The affected cables have connector(s) on each side that are designed to connect to various receptacles or cables/leads, depending on the instrument in use.

Numerous reusable and disposable cable models are included in this recall. For a full list of the affected models, see the official U.S. Food and Drug Administration release.

WHERE WERE THE PRODUCTS SOLD?

The company distributed the cables to medical facilities across the U.S.

WHAT SHOULD CONSUMERS DO?

To date, the company has gotten 66 complaints in connection with cable malfunctions, five of which led to injuries. However, there have been no deaths reported.

For more information, consumers can reach Oscor's Customer Service Group at (727) 937-2511.