Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Black Mamba Suture Passer

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.

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 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
    Passer - Product Code HWQ
  • Causa
    An investigation identified that high level friction may exist between the needle and mamba suture passer instrument, causing the needle to break during use.
  • Acción
    On 9/26/2014, "URGENT MEDICAL DEVICE RECALL NOTICE" notifications were sent via courier to the affected distributors with instructions for returning the affected product. The recall notification included a description of the reason for the recall, affected product, consignee responsibilities, contact information, and instructions for responding to the formal recall notification.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Catalog Number: 110010849  Lot Number: 169620, 253190
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Nationwide Distribution-including the states of FL, NY, TX, VA, NV, MI, CA, IN, SD, GA, KY, NC, and AR.
  • Descripción del producto
    Black Mamba Suture Passer. || The Biomet Sports Medicine Mamba instruments are utilized to aid in passing suture through soft tissue. The Mamba Needle is designed for use with the Mamba Suture Passer. The needles are sterile, disposable, and for single-patient use only.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Biomet, Inc., 56 E Bell Dr, Warsaw IN 46581
  • 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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