Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Bigliani/Flatow

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, 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 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
    Orthopedic manual surgical instrument - Product Code LXH
  • Causa
    This is a recall expansion from the 2010 recall which now includes seven additional lots that were not previously included. zimmer, inc. is initiating a recall of small and large fukuda-type retractors due to fractures occurring at the grooves around the perimeter of the blades while being used during surgery.
  • Acción
    In 2010, Zimmer initiated a recall of the Bigliani/Flatow¿ Fukuda Retractors due to fractures occurring at the grooves around the perimeter of the blades. Zimmer is expanding this recall to include seven lots that were not previously included. On 5/23/13, an Urgent Medical Device Recall notification letter went to all consignees explaining the recall expansion and risk associated with the recall. All consignees are to locate and quarantine the device immediately. Please return the product along with the completed inventory certification form to Zimmer. If you have any questions regarding this recall, call Zimmer at 877-946-2761.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Item Number: 00-4305-019-40 with Lot Numbers 61588143 and 61612276. 2010 Market Withdrawal: Item #:430501940 Lot #'s: 60768814, 60806551, 60893241, 60946820, 60999665, 61031668, 61110808, 61170678, 61205673, 61244194, 61392456, 61430127
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution-USA (nationwide) including the states of NY, MI, MN, OH, IN, IL, VA, MD, PA, WA, KY, CT, RI, NH, TX, MT, and CA and the countries of Chile, China, South Korea, and Australia.
  • Descripción del producto
    Bigliani/Flatow¿ The Complete Solution Fukuda Retractors Large Nonsterile 4305-19-40. || Used in retracting the humeral shaft posteriorly and exposing the entire glenoid surface.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Zimmer, Inc., 345 E Main St, Warsaw IN 46580-2746
  • 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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