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Ferno Cot Concerns
If your service uses Ferno 35X PROFlexX stretchers, take a look at their frames for cracks, deformities, metal shavings or bent support arms in the X-frame area. Ferno advises customers with 35X PROFlexX cots with serial numbers between 06-002156 and 07-054091 (showing they were manufactured between Jan. 17, 2006, and Aug. 16, 2007) to discontinue the use of any cot showing such signs and to contact the company. (Current Ferno model 35X production units are not affected.)

Ferno released the advice Aug. 11, four days after Massachusetts EMS issued an