Linear Personal Emergency Transmitter Recall [Canada]


Canada HCSC RecallCanada/Ottawa: Linear recalls some Personal Emergency Reporting System Transmitters due to operational failure hazard. HCSC: http://ht.ly/syq5j2993 - PersonalEmergencyReportingTransmitter

Direct link: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2013/37243r-eng.php

Additional information:
The recalled Linear PERS Transmitters are components of Linear PERS products and allow users to push a button on the Transmitter to summon assistance. Health Canada/Santé Canada (“HCSC”) reports the following Transmitters are subject to this recall:

  • PERS DXS-LRC: Grey – pendant and wristband; date codes: 1306, 1307, 1329
  • PERS DXS-LRC-LA: Grey – pendant and wristband; date codes: 1306, 1307, 1329
  • PERS DXS-LRP: White – pendant; date codes: 1306, 1307, 1329
  • PERS DXS-LRW: Black – wristband; date codes: 1306, 1307, 1329

According to Health Canada, the battery clips in the Transmitters can corrode causing the Transmitters to operate intermittently or not at all, without generating a warning. Linear has received one report of a Transmitters that failed to operate. No injuries have been reported. Health Canada has not received any reports of incidents or injuries related to the use of these transmitters.

Please note: there have been other recalls involving the Linear Personal Emergency Transmitter in other countries. To review them, simply search for “Linear” in this site’s Search Box at the top of this page.

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HCSC ID number: RA-37243
Recalls Direct RIN: 2993-2014
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