Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Biomet 5.5mm peek allthread, knotless,

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 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.

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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
    Screw, fixation, bone - Product Code HWC
  • Causa
    These anchors may be difficult to remove, or may not detach from the inserter shaft.
  • Acción
    Biomet issued an "Urgent Medical Device Recall Notice" dated September 9, 2009 informing consignees of the affected product and requesting return of the device. Distributors were instructed to notify their customers copy of the recall letter and to locate and return the products from user facilities. For further information, contact Biomet at 1-800-348-9500 or 1-574-372-3983.


  • Modelo / Serial
    All lots. Lot Numbers: 006120, 006130, 006150, 310980, 457500, 457510, 457520, 528050, 549180, 597000, 597010, 689520, 689530, 689540, 843100, 843140, 933310 and 933320.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution -- United States and Belgium.
  • Descripción del producto
    Biomet 5.5 mm peek Allthread PEEK Knotless Anchor, knotless, sterile, Biomet sports Medicine, Inc., Ontario, CA; REF 904842P. || Intended to be implanted for fixation of bone fractures and for bone reconstructions.
  • Manufacturer


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