Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de CLOSED KNOT PUSHER

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 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
    Pusher, socket - Product Code HXO
  • Causa
    The firm has received four complaints that the closed knot pusher is missing a radius which contributes to sutures being cut during surgery.
  • Acción
    Biomet Sports Medicine sent URGENT MEDICAL DEVICE RECALL NOTICES dated 8/2/2010 to its customers and distributors. The notices stated that the use of the device should be discontinued and the products returned to Biomet. Healthcare professionals and consumers were to report serious adverse events (side effects) or product quality problems with the use of this product to the FDA's MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting program either online at, by regular mail to MedWatch, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20852-9787 or by phone at (800)FDA-1088 or Fax (800)FDA-0178. Questions related to this notice should be directed to 574-371-3755 or 574-371-3756, Monday through Friday, 8AM to 5PM.


  • Modelo / Serial
    098750, 278290, 538080, 666270, 864100 and 948870.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution - USA, including FL, NY, VA, CA, GA, AL, PA, MI, LA, KS, SD, KY, TX, AR, and WV, and the countries of Belgium, Italy, Argentina, Poland, Netherlands, Turkey and Portugal.
  • Descripción del producto
    Closed knot pusher REF 902813, Biomet Sports Medicine, Warsaw, IN. || The device is intended to push knots down a limb of suture.
  • 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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