Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de 100 mL Hemovac Mini Evacuator

Según U.S. Food and Drug Administration, este evento ( retiro de equipo (recall) ) involucró a un dispositivo médico en United States que fue producido por Zimmer Surgical Inc.

¿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 3
  • Número del evento
  • Fecha de inicio del evento
  • Fecha de publicación del evento
  • Estado del evento
  • País del evento
  • Fecha de finalización del evento
  • Fuente del evento
  • URL de la fuente del evento
  • Notas / Alertas
    U.S. data is current through June 2018. All of the data comes from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, except for the category Manufacturer Parent Company.
    The Parent Company was added by ICIJ.
    The parent company information is based on 2017 public records.
  • Notas adicionales en la data
    Apparatus, suction, single patient use, portable, nonpowered - Product Code GCY
  • Causa
    Devices were placed in a shipper carton without the appropriate number of the instructions for use (ifu). packaging specifications require that each sales unit is accompanied by an ifu. only one ifu was present in the shipper carton, instead of one ifu per each of the two sales units.
  • Acción
    On 4/28/2015 the firm sent Urgent: Medical Device Removal letters to their customers. The letters identified the affected product in addition to stating that the reason for the recall is due to missing Instructions for Use from sales units. The letters discussed the clinical implications or risk to health, and actions required. Customers are to review the notification, identify and quarantine the affected product to prevent further distribution or use, and return the completed response form to and the affected product to the address provided. A credit will be issued for unused devices upon receipt. Questions regarding this information should be directed to 330-364-0989.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Item #00-2568-000-10; Lot #62800843
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution -- US, including the states of AZ, CA, ID, IL, MD, NC, RI, and SC; and, Canada.
  • Descripción del producto
    Zimmer 100 mL Hemovac Device Hemovac Mini Evacuator. 00-2568-000-10. Zimmer Surgical, Inc. || Intended for post-operative collection of wound drainage.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Zimmer Surgical Inc, 200 W Ohio Ave, Dover OH 44622-9642
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Comentario del fabricante
    “The safety of patients has always been, and continues to be, Zimmer Biomet’s top priority and it is our honor to be a leader in this industry for the past 90 years,” Zimmer Biomet told ICIJ in a statement. “We adhere to strict regulatory standards, and work closely with the FDA and all applicable regulatory agencies in each of our regions as part of our commitment to operating a first-rate quality management system across our global manufacturing network. The company added that it is focused on staying at the forefront of innovation and doing right by the millions of patients who rely on the company’s products.
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