Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Biomet Series A Asymmetrical Patella size 28mm, three pegs 184791

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
    Prothesis, knee,patellofemorotibial, semi-constrained, cemented, polymer/metal/polymer - Product Code JWH
  • Causa
    Correcting language on product labeling which incorrectly states patella buttons are intended for use with the agc knee system.
  • Acción
    Biomet sent a "FIELD CORRECTION NOTICE" dated October 3, 2011 to all affected customers. The letter describes the product, problem, and actions to be taken by the customers. The letter instructs customers to locate the affected product and to follow the work instructions included in the letter. Additionally, a Confirmation of Completion Response Form was enclosed for customers to complete and return via fax to 574-372-1683. Questions related to this notice are directed to 574-371-3755.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Part 184791, Lot 098760, 143320, 143480, 247410, 247420, 283590, 311990
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution-USA (nationwide) and Puerto Rico and the countries of Argentina, Australia, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Europe, India, Japan, Korea, and Singapore.
  • Descripción del producto
    Biomet Series A Asymmetrical Patella size 28mm, three pegs - 184791, Sterile, Biomet Orthopedics, Warsaw, IN 46582 For use with Vanguard, Maxim, Ascent & AGC Knee Systems Knee. Joint patellofemorotibial, cemented, polymer/metal/polymer, semi-constrained. || Knee joint replacement prosthesis, intended for patella replacement of the knee joint in conjunction with a femoral and tibial component.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    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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