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Field Safety Notice Baxter Patient Support Slings, Vests, Pants, and Sheets (ICN 1979)

Important Customer Notice Field Safety Notice

Ref: 2023/1979 ICN Number: 1979


  • Hillrom a Baxter company has issued Important Product Information for several models of slings, vests, pants, and sheets.
  • The affected products may have been manufactured and sent to customers without a CE mark on their labels.
  • The characteristics of the devices have not changed.
  • The CE Mark is present within the instructions for use for the impacted devices.

Products Affected:

  • There are 10 NHS Supply Chain products affected.
  • Please note some of these products have since been delisted and are no longer available.
  • Please refer to the Product Listing and Field Safety Notice for more information on the products impacted.
  • The affected products were distributed between 11 October 2019, and 20 September 2022.

 Next Steps:

  • Read and follow the full instructions in the Field Safety Notice and share with all users of the affected products.
  • Complete the customer reply form, found on page 4 of the Field Safety Notice, and return it to Baxter by email to

If you have any further questions, please contact your local NHS Supply Chain Customer Service Advisor.

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  • 1979 Baxter Product Listing 9 January 2023

    An Excel file showing the product listing for ICN 1979.
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  • 1979 Baxter Field Safety Notice 9 January 2023

    An PDF file showing the Field Safety Notice ICN 1979.