Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Avenir Muller Stem

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 GmbH.

¿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, hip, semi-constrained, metal/ceramic/polymer, cemented or non-porous, uncemented - Product Code LZO
  • Causa
    A potential commingle that could result in the product in the package not matching the product on the outer label.
  • Acción
    On March 7, 2018 Field Safety Corrective Action Notices were hand delivered by Zimmer Biomet team members or their representatives. Customers were instructed to complete the following: 1.Review this notification for awareness of the contents. 2.Assist your Zimmer Biomet sales representative to quarantine immediately all affected implants. 3.Your Zimmer Biomet sales representative will remove the affected implants from your facility. 4.Complete Attachment 1  Certificate of Acknowledgement. a. Return a digital copy to b. Retain a copy of the Certificate of Acknowledgement with your field action records in the event of a compliance audit of your documentation. 5.If after reviewing the notice you have further questions or concerns please contact your Zimmer Biomet representative.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Lot Number: 2904368
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    There was no distribution to the US. The distribution occurred to the following countries: Belgium, Switzerland, Germany, France, Canary Islands, Italy, and Thailand.
  • Descripción del producto
    Avenir Muller Stem; Item Number: 01.06010.003, Lot Number: 2904368, UDI: (01) 00889024479494 (17) 220331 (10) 2904368
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Zimmer GmbH, Sulzerallee 8, Winterthur Switzerland
  • 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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