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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

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Sunrise Medical Quickie® Power Wheelchairs

Class 2 Recall
Date Recall
April 23, 2007

Sunrise Medical Quickie® Power Wheelchairs (three models)

  • Rhythm™
  • Groove™
  • Zippy® Z-Bop™ (with Quickie® IQ Enhanced Displays)

The company distributed 220 powered wheelchairs from July 20, 2006 through March 11, 2007.


A wheelchair is a chair with wheels that is used especially by people with disabilities.

Recalling Firm:

Sunrise Medical Inc.
2842 N Business Park Ave
Fresno, California 93727-1328

Reason for Recall:

The display rotates around its mount and may result in the wire coming out of the casing. The wire may short circuit, resulting in a spark, smoke, or flame. There is a chance that the material close to the wiring (such as bedding, clothing, etc.) may catch fire.

Public Contact:

Consumers may call the company at 1-814-443-7690.

FDA District:

San Francisco

FDA Comment:

The company contacted their customers by phone and mailed notification letters on May 1, 2007.

Consumers should contact their dealers about the installation of the upgrade kit.