Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall 2.0x7mm Fossa Xdrive screws

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 Microfixation, 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 3
  • 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
    Screw, oral - Product Code KBW
  • Causa
    Biomet microfixation, jacksonville, fl is recalling part number 01-6577, 2.0x7 mm fossa x-drive screws, 5 pack, lot # 233270. this product is being recalled due to the possibility that the pack may have contained another part, 01-6581 2.0x11 mm fossa x-drive screws, 5 pack.
  • Acción
    Biomet Microfixation, Inc. sent an "URGENT MEDICAL DEVICE RECALL" letter dated June 25, 2011 to all affected customers. The letter describes the product, problem, and actions to be taken by the customers. The letter instructs customers to complete and return an Inventory Reconciliation form via fax to 904-741-9425. The form requests that customers indicate whether they want to keep the product or return for credit. Customers can contact the Customer Relations Specialist at 1-800-874-7711 or 904-741-4400 ext. 468 for questions regarding this recall.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Lot # 233270
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Product was distributed to one distributor in Argentina.
  • Descripción del producto
    Labeled in part:"***BIOMET MICROFIXATION***BIOMET MICROFIXATION***1520 TRADEPORT DRIVE***JACKSONVILLE, FL 33218 USA******2.0 MM X 7.0 MM TITANIUM***#01-6577***LOT XXXXXX***QTY 00001***X-DRIVE FOSSA SCREW 5/PKG***2.0 MM X 7.0 MM***". || Bone screws intended to aid in the alignment and stabilization of bone in the oral cranio-maxillofacial skeletal system. These screws are to be used with our TMJ (Temporal Mandibular Joint) implants.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Biomet Microfixation, Inc., 1520 Tradeport Dr, Jacksonville FL 32218-2480
  • 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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