Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Comprehensive Shoulder Instruments Primary Shoulder Stem Inserter

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
    Orthopedic manual surgical instrument - Product Code LXH
  • Causa
    When the surgeon attempts to remove the inserter from the stem, the inserter may become stuck not allowing it to disengage from the stem. the stem may have to be removed from the patient in order to disengage the inserter from the stem. if the stem is removed from the patient, it could potentially cause a significant delay in the procedure or damage/fracture of the humerus which may require inter.
  • Acción
    The firm, Biomet Orthopedics, sent two "URGENT MEDICAL DEVICE RECALL NOTICE" letters one dated April 7, 2011 and the second letter dated April 12, 2011 which included an additional lot number, to its customers. The letters described the product, problem and actions to be taken. The customers were instructed to immediately locate and discontinue use of the noted product; carefully follow the instructions on the enclosed "FAX Back Response Form"; complete and return the Fax Response Form within three (3) business days via fax to 574-372-1683; use priority carrier for their shipment; If the product was further distributed, they MUST notify and give letter to Hospital personnel, and confirm receipt of this notice by calling, 800-348-9500, extension 3755 or 3756. Questions related to this notice should be directed to 574-371-3755 or 574-371-3756, Monday through Friday, 8AM to 5PM.


  • Modelo / Serial
    043190, 176120, 176130, 176140, 176150, 176870, 176900, 281960, 296760, 296770, 296780, 599260, 678800, 775960, 775980, 806060, 832070, 859290 and 884850.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide distribution: USA (nationwide) including Puerto Rico; and countries of: Australia, Canada, Chile, Columbia, Costa Rica, Italy, Japan, Korea, Netherlands, New Zealand, Spain and Sweden.
  • Descripción del producto
    Comprehensive Shoulder Instruments Primary Shoulder Stem Inserter, REF 407398, Biomet Orthopedics Warsaw, IN, Instrument used to introduce the stem into the canal. || The instrument is used to insert the shoulder implant into the shoulder.
  • 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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