880.5500 AC-powered patient lift.§ 880.5500 AC-powered patient lift.
(a) Identification. An AC-powered lift is an electrically powered device either fixed or mobile, used to lift and transport patients in the horizontal or other required position from one place to another, as from a bed to a bath. The device includes straps and slings to support the patient.
(b) Classification. Class II (special controls). The device is exempt from the premarket notification procedures in subpart E of part 807 of this chapter subject to § 880.9.[45 FR 69682, Oct. 21, 1980, as amended at 63 FR 59229, Nov. 3, 1998]