Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall ACT3020 Twist Drill

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 3i, LLC.

¿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
    Intraoral Dental Drill - Product Code DZA
  • Causa
    Some of the packages of act3020, drills may actually contain an act3220 drill.
  • Acción
    Consignees were notified of recall by telephone and by faxed an Urgent: Medical Device Recall letter, dated June 30, 2009. The letter stated the problem. The letter also asked customers to check their surgical kits and confirm the drill is placed in the correct space within the kit. Customers are to verify that the shank of the drill is marked as ACT3020 on one side and as 3.0 x 20mm on the opposite side. The letter also stated the clinical implications. Customers are to respond with the attached response fax and then return the drills to BIOMET 3i. Once the returned product is received, replacement drills will be sent to the customers. Questions or concerns should be directed to Kelly Taylor at 561-776-6906.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Lot # 860172
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution -- Korea, Netherlands, Taiwan, United Kingdom, and USA.
  • Descripción del producto
    ACT3020 Advanced Cutting technology (ACT) Twist Drill 3.0mm(D) X 20mm(L). BIOMET 3i 455 Riverside Drive, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410 USA. Made in Switzerland. || Twist drill for preparation of osteotomy during dental implant surgical drilling procedure.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Biomet 3i, LLC, 4555 Riverside Dr, Palm Beach Gardens FL 33410-4200
  • 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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