Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Blackstone Medical Inc. Firebird Spinal Fixation 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 Orthofix 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
    Orthosis, spinal pedicle fixation, for degenerative disc disease - Product Code NKB
  • Causa
    There is a possibility that certain multi-axial screws have spherical heads measuring less than the allowable tolerance.
  • Acción
    Orthofix sent an URGENT: PRODUCT RECALL letter dated October 22, 2010. The letter identified the product, the problem, and the action to be taken by the customer. Customers were instructed to contact their accounts immediately and advise them of the recall situation and have them return any affected inventory. For any questions customers were instructed to contact their Account Services Representative at 1-888-298-5700. For questions regarding this recall call 214-937-2061.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Catalog #'s: 77-7630 and 77-8630.  510(k) Information: K081684 (Blackstone Medical Inc.). Lot #: R01. UPC's: M3327776301G and M3327786301H.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Nationwide Distribution including AZ, NY, TX, MS, LA, FL, NC, and AR.
  • Descripción del producto
    BLACKSTONE Medical Inc. Firebird Spinal Fixation System 6.5mm x 30mm Bone Screw, Self Tapping, Cannulated. BLACKSTONE Medical Inc. Firebird Spinal Fixation System 6.5mm x 30mm Multi-Axial Screw, Self Tapping, Cannulated. || The Multi-Axial Screw is a pedicle screw which is inserted into the pedicle with the use of the Multi-Axial Screw Driver. The component is used within the Firebird Spinal Fixation System. The screw is cannulated and available modular (77-7630, pre-assembled with screw head) or non-modular (77-8630, without screw head). Product Code: NKB-Orthosis, Spinal Pedicle Fixation, For Degenerative Disc Disease. Class II. || Intended for use when implanted over a guide wire for additional accuracy with reference to the pedicle.
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  • Dirección del fabricante
    Orthofix Inc, 3451 Plano Parkway, Lewisville TX 75056-9453
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Source