Medical device shortage: Braun PRO 6000 Ear Thermometer Probe Cover

The Braun PRO 6000 Ear Thermometer Probe Cover is currently reported as a medical device shortage through the Interim Order to help prevent or alleviate shortages in relation to COVID-19. For a full list of shortages, refer to the medical device shortages: list of shortages.

Posted on June 15, 2020

Type of report

Actual medical device shortage

Name of medical device (including any component, accessory, consumable material or part that is in shortage, including the model name) if applicable

Braun PRO 6000 Ear Thermometer Probe Cover

Other names (for example trade name), if applicable

BRAUN PRO 6000 Probe Cover

Package description (for example, packaging formats, sizes, quantities)


Class of medical device (I, II, III or IV), if known

Class I

Device identifier(s) (for example, serial number, catalogue number, part number, model number, or unique device identifier)


Medical device licence number (for Class II, III and IV), if known


Single use product


Importers that have reported the shortage (Names of importers listed who have reported the shortage separately from the manufacturer or who are reporting on behalf of the manufacturer in a delegated capacity), if applicable

Hill-Rom Canada Ltd.

Manufacturer’s name

Welch Allyn, Inc.

Manufacturer’s mailing address

4341 State Street
Skaneateles Falls, NY
United States

Reason for shortage
  • Increase in demand for the medical device

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