Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de ATS 3000 Automatic Tourniquet 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 Zimmer, 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.

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  • Tipo de evento
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  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class 2
  • Número del evento
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  • Fecha de finalización del evento
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  • 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
    Tourniquet, pneumatic - Product Code KCY
  • Causa
    Zimmer is conducting a voluntary removal of some zimmer a.T.S. 3000 tourniquets after receiving complaints of both out-of-box failures and failures during surgical procedures on some of the affected units. during failure the unit will alarm, lock into a non-operational mode, and the display screen will go blank. based on investigation, this problem appears to be due to a counterfeit chip on the.
  • Acción
    Zimmer sent an Urgent Device Removal Notice letter dated September 5, 2012, to all affected customers. Zimmer Distributors and Sales Leadership were notified via E-mail of the pending recallthe product under recall beginnig September 11, 2012. The notification listed the reason for the recall, risks involved, and requested return of the unit for repair To: Zimmer Surgical, Attn: QAlRA Dept. - Recall, 200 West Ohio Avenue, Dover, Ohio 44622 USA The notice asked to ensure all users be made aware of the recall, remove the affected ATS 3000 tourniquest sytem for repair and return the fax back form/acknowledgement certification to 1-888-429-7380 or email it to Questions should be directed to 1-888¿943¿5167 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. EDT. For questions regarding this recall call 574-372-4807.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Catalog 60-3000-101-00,  Serial # 3005IACJ, 3006JAEP, 3007CADR, 3007EACT, 3007EAKT, 3007GAGR, 3007HABK, 3007KAAR, 3007KAET, 3008CADE, 3008HAHC, 3008LACK, 3009AACN, 3009HABA, 3009LAEF, 3010CABH, 3010DAHG, 3010GAAC, 3010GAAJ, 3011LABL, 3011LABN, 3011LABQ, 3011LACC, 3011LACE, 3011LACF, 3011LACG, 3011LACH, 3011LACJ, 301 1LACK, 3011LACL, 3011LACM, 3011LACN, 3011LACP, 3011LACQ, 3011LACR, 3011LACS, 3011LACT, 3011LACU, 3011LACW, 3011LADA, 3011LADE, 3011LADF, 3011LADG, 3011LADH, 3011LADJ, 3011LADK, 3011LADM, 3011LADP, 3011LADQ, 3011LADR, 3011LADS, 3011LADT, 3011LADU, 3011LADW, 3011LAEA, 3011LAEB, 3011LAEC, 3011LAED, 3011LAEE, 3011LAEF, 3011LAEH, 3012AAAG, 3012AAAK, 3012AAAM, 3012AAAN, 3012AAAP, 3012AAAQ, 3012AAAR, 3012AAAS, 3012AAAT, 3012AAAU, 3012AAAW, 3012AABA, 3012AABB, 3012AABC, 3012AABE, 3012AABG, 3012AABH, 3012AABK, 3012AABL, 3012AABM, 3012AABN, 3012AABQ, 3012AABR, 3012AABS, 3012AABU, 3012AACA, 3012AACB, 3012AACC, 3012AACD, 3012AACE, 3012AACH, 3012AACJ, 3012AACM, 3012AACN, 3012AACP, 3012AACQ, 3012AACR, 3012AACS, 3012AACT, 3012AACW, 3012AADA, 3012AADB, 3012AADC, 3012AADD, 3012AADE, 3012AADF, 3012AADG, 3012BAAA, 3012BAAB, 3012BAAC, 3012BAAD, 3012BAAE, 3012BAAF, 3012BAAG, 3012BAAH, 3012BAAJ, 3012BAAK, 3012BAAL, 3012BAAM, 3012BAAN, 3012BAAP, 3012BAAQ, 3012BAAR, 3012BAAS, 3012BAAT, 3012BAAU, 3012BAAW, 3012BABA, 3012BABB, 3012BABC, 3012BABD, 3012BABE, 3012BABF, 3012BABG, 3012BABH, 3012BABJ, 3012BABK, 3012BABL, 3012BABM, 3012BABN, 3012BABP, 3012BABQ, 3012BABR, 3012BABS, 3012BABT, 3012BABU, 3012BABW, 3012BACE, 3012BACG, 3012BACH, 3012BACJ, 3012BACK, 3012BACL, 3012BACM, 3012BACN, 3012BACP, 3012BACQ, 3012BACR, 3012BACS, 3012BACT, 3012BACU, 3012BACW, 3012BADA, 3012BADB, 3012BADC, 3012BADD, 3012BADG, 3012BADH, 3012BADJ, 3012BADK, 3012BADL, 3012BADN, 3012BADP, 3012BADR, 3012BADS, 3012BADU, 3012BADW, 3012BAEA, 3012BAEB, 3012BAEC, 3012BAEH, 3012BAEJ, 3012BAEL, 3012BAEM, 3012BAEN, 3012BAEQ, 3012BAER  French Catalog 60-3000 301-02 Serial # 3012 AAAE German Catalog 60-300060-301-03, Serial # 3012AAAF Spanish Catalog 60-3000-301-11, Serial # 3012AAAB, 3012AAAC, 3012AACG, 3012BACA, 3012BACB, 3012BACC, 3012BACD Dutch 60-3000-301-12, Serial # 3012AAAA, 3012AAAD, 3012EACA
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution - USA (nationwide) and Internationally to Belgium, Czech Republic, Egypt, France, Germany, Morocco, Netherlands, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, and UAE.
  • Descripción del producto
    ATS 3000 Automatic Tourniquet System || w/HOSES AND LOP SENSOR || Intended to be used by qualified medical professionals to temporarily occlude blood flow in a patient's extremities during surgical procedures on those extremities.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Zimmer, Inc., 345 E Main St, Warsaw IN 46580-2746
  • 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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