Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall AGC Porous Patellar Med

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 Zimmer 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
  • Estado del evento
    Open, Classified
  • País 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
    Prosthesis, knee, patellofemorotibial, semi-constrained, cemented, polymer/metal/polymer - Product Code JWH
  • Causa
    The affected agc 2000 lp patella products were over-molded leaving the outside diameter nonconforming to the print dimension.
  • Acción
    Consignees were notified via mail on approximately 08/25/2017. Instructions to distributors, sales representatives, and distributor operations managers include to ensure affected team members are aware of the recall, locate and quarantine affected product in inventory, complete and return the Certification of Acknowledgement, return all affected product, and provide any additional hospitals and/or surgeons that received direct shipments. Instructions to risk managers and surgeons include to ensure affected personnel are informed of the recall, quarantine all affected product, return any affected product in inventory, and complete and return the Certificate of Acknowledgment. Questions or concerns can be sent to the Zimmer Biomet customer call center at 1-574-371-3071 between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm EST, Monday through Friday. Or they can be sent via email to


  • Modelo / Serial
    Model No. 150804: Lot No. 088080 ((01)00880304240247(17)220606(10)088080), 305410 ((01)00880304240247(17)220601(10)305410).
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    US Nationwide Distribution to IN, MO, NY, TX.
  • Descripción del producto
    AGC 2000 LP Patella, labeled as AGC Porous Patellar Med, Model Number 150804. || Product Usage: || For use in Total Knee Arthroplasty.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Zimmer 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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