Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Affixus Intramedullary Hip Fracture Nail

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 Biomet, 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 2
  • Número del evento
  • Fecha de inicio del evento
  • Estado del evento
    Open, Classified
  • País 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
    Rod, fixation, intramedullary and accessories - Product Code HSB
  • Causa
    During the rework process for the april 17, 2017, field action, it was detected that the set screw and sleeve assembly which are designed to have an interference fit, were no longer in the installed location. this could prevent the product assembly with the mating screw and targeting jig.
  • Acción
    Customers were notified via FedEx and/or email on approximately 08/07/2017. Instructions include ensure appropriate personnel are notified of the recall, locate and quarantine affected product in inventory, complete and return the Certification of Acknowledgement, return all affected product, and provide the names of hospitals or customers that would have received this product if further distributed.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Item No. 814509380; Lot No. (Exp. Date) UDI: 507130 (05/21/2027) UDI (01)00887868038914 (17)270521 (10)507130; 892880 (06/13/2027) UDI (01)00887868038914 (17)270613 (10)892880; 893400 (06/13/2027) UDI (01)00887868038914 (17)270613 (10)893400
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    US nationwide distribution. Also Portugal and the Netherlands.
  • Descripción del producto
    Affixus Hip Fracture Nail, RH 130 DEG 9MM X 380MM
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Zimmer Biomet, Inc., 56 E Bell Dr, Warsaw IN 46582-6989
  • 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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