Pressure

Main information

  • Trade name:
  • Pressure alleviation pad,
  • Class:
  • Class 1
  • Medicine domain:
  • Humans
  • Medicine type:
  • Medical device

Documents

Localization

  • Available in:
  • Pressure alleviation pad,
    Australia
  • Language:
  • English

Other information

Status

  • Source:
  • Dept. of Health,Therapeutic Goods Administration - Australia
  • Authorization number:
  • 217419
  • Last update:
  • 09-10-2017

Public Assessment Report

Public Summary

Summary for ARTG Entry:

217419

Medsell Sales Pty Ltd T/A Denyers International - Pressure alleviation pad, <specify>

ARTG entry for

Medical Device Included Class 1

Sponsor

Denyers Pty Ltd T/a Denyers International

Postal Address

44-46 Nelson Street,MOORABBIN, VIC, 3189

Australia

ARTG Start Date

18/11/2013

Product category

Medical Device Class 1

Status

Active

Approval area

Medical Devices

Conditions

- The inclusion of the kind of device in the ARTG is subject to compliance with all conditions placed or imposed on the ARTG entry. Refer Part 4-5,

Division 2 (Conditions) of the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989 and Part 5, Division 5.2 (Conditions) of the Therapeutic Goods (Medical Devices) Regulations

2002 for relevant information.

- Breaching conditions of the inclusion related to the device of the kind may lead to suspension or cancellation of the ARTG entry; may be a criminal

offence; and civil penalties may apply.

Manufacturers

Name

Address

Clearview Healthcare Products Inc

191-4 Keumdangri Mado-myun

Hwasung City, Kyunggi-Do,

Korea - Republic of

Products

1. Pressure alleviation pad, <specify>

Product Type

Single Device Product

Effective date

18/11/2013

GMDN

35225 Pressure alleviation pad, <specify>

Intended purpose

A device designed to prevent pressure sores, e.g. bed sores or decubitus ulcers occurring on the parts of

the patient's body which are prone to this. It can equally be used as an underlay for the patient when

he/she is undergoing a long treatment where the body is immobilized, or for disabled, infirm persons who

are confined to sitting/lying positions. This device is usually constructed as an underlay but can also be

formed to accommodate the patient's body shape, prominent or unprotected bony parts, e.g. as

mattresses (both active and passive), pads or skins of different materials

Specific Conditions

No Specific Conditions included on Record

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