Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de ARRAY and POLARIS Spinal System

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 Ebi, Llc.

¿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.

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  • Tipo de evento
  • ID del evento
  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class 2
  • 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
    Orthosis, spinal pedicle fixation, for degenerative disc disease - Product Code NKB
  • Causa
    One of the two connector ends of the medium cross connector may not be fully secured to the rod after tightening. this may not be readily apparent to the operating surgeon, resulting in inadequate torsional stability.
  • Acción
    Biomet Spine issued an Urgent Medical Device Recall letter dated September 16, 2010 to distributors and physicians, identifying the affected device and actions to be taken. Customers and distributors were requested to identify, remove, and immediately return the affected product to Biomet, following enclosed Product Return Instructions, and complete and return the Removal Tracking and Verification Form. Customers and distributors can contact Biomet at 1-800-526-2579.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Part number: 94672; Packaged lot number Product marked Lot # ( on device) 417400 415320 626740 624600 634130 629020
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution: USA and the countries of Australia, Columbia, Great Britain, The Netherlands, New Zealand, and Switzerland.
  • Descripción del producto
    ARRAY and POLARIS Spinal System Medium Cross Connector || Non Sterile || Biomet Spine, Parsippany, NJ. 07054
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Ebi, Llc, 100 Interpace Pkwy, Parsippany NJ 07054-1149
  • 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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