Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall BellaTek Zirconia Dental Abutment

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.

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  • Tipo de evento
  • ID del evento
  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class 2
  • Número del evento
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  • Estado del evento
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  • 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
    Abutment, implant, dental, endosseous - Product Code NHA
  • Causa
    Reports relating to biomet 3i's bellatek zirconia dental abutment fractures were received.
  • Acción
    The firm, BIOMET 3i, sent an "URGENT: Medical Device Removal - BellaTek Zirconia Abutments" letter dated August 2013 via email, facsimile or postal mail to its customers. The letter described the product, problem and actions to be taken. All customers were instructed to check their inventory for the affected product; return the abutments to BIOMET 3i for replacement and full credit; complete and return the attached Recall Return Response Form, and to advise their customers and forward a copy of the Medical Device Removal Notice and the contained recommendations. BIOMET 3i has decided to initiate a design change to mitigate the fracture risk, and consequently, will cease distribution of BellaTek Zirconia Abutments unit l the corrective actions are completed. If you have any further questions, please contact Customer Service at 1-800-342-5454 for assistance.


  • Modelo / Serial
    All lots of products made since April 1, 2011. Catalog model EDAZ, EDAZx and ILDExxx
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution: US (nationwide) including states of: AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, MI, MN, MO, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI, WV, Hawaii and Puerto Rico; and countries of: Spain, Australia, Canada, Colombia, Japan, Uruguay, Mexico, Estonia, United Kingdom, Denmark, Germany, Spain, Italy, Poland, Ireland Netherlands, France, Sweden, Portugal, Australia, France, Belgium, Switzerland, Norway, Czech Republic, France, Holland, and Luxembourg.
  • Descripción del producto
    Dental Abutment labeled in part: "4555 Riverside Drive Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410 USA 1-800-342-5454***EDAZ , EDAZx and ILDExxx***BellaTek Zirconia Abutment Position Number: XX Abutment; Pilier; Abutment; Abutment; Pilastro; Pilar***Rx only***Non-sterile, Sterilize prior to use.***Biomet 3i Dental Iberica S.L.*** || Biomet 3i Dental Abutments are intended for use as accessories to endosseous dental implants to support prostheses in edentulous or partially edentulous patients. These are intended for use to support single and multiple tooth prostheses.
  • 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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