Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de SwiveLock SP Suture Anchor

Según Department of Health, Therapeutic Goods Administration, este evento ( retiro de equipo (recall) ) involucró a un dispositivo médico en Australia que fue producido por Device Technologies Australia Pty Ltd.

¿Qué es esto?

Una corrección al equipo o acción de retiro tomada por el fabricante para abordar un problema con un dispositivo médico. Los retiros (recalls) ocurren cuando un dispositivo médico está defectuoso, cuando puede poner en riesgo la salud, o cuando simultáneamente está defectuoso y puede poner en riesgo la salud.

Más información acerca de la data acá
  • Tipo de evento
  • ID del evento
  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class II
  • Fecha de inicio del evento
  • País del evento
  • Fuente del evento
  • URL de la fuente del evento
  • Notas / Alertas
    Australian data is current through July 2018. All of the data comes from the Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration, except for the categories Manufacturer Parent Company and Product Classification.
    The Parent Company and the Product Classification were added by ICIJ.
    The parent company information is based on 2017 public records. The device classification information comes from FDA’s Product Classification by Review Panel, based on matches of recall data from the U.S. and Australia.
  • Notas adicionales en la data
  • Causa
    It has been determined that there is an issue with specific batches of the self-punching eyelet contained within the arthrex swivelock sp suture anchor which may cause the eyelet to break on insertion in hard bone.Please note that there is no impact to the patient if the device has been implanted successfully.
  • Acción
    Device Technologies Australia (DTA) is requesting users to immediately discontinue use of the affected devices and to inform all relevant personnel at their facility of the recall notice. Users are further requested to quarantine their affected stock and return a completed Reply Fax Form, advising the quantity of affected stock. Users are advised that credit will be issued upon DTA's receipt of the returned items.


  • Modelo / Serial
    SwiveLock SP Suture AnchorProduct Codes: AR-2323BSLM, AR-2323PSLM, AR-2324BCM, AR-2324PSLM, AR-2600SBS-5, AR-2600SBS-7Multiple Products and Batch NumbersARTG Numbers: 126657 and 164046
  • Manufacturer