Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Bigliani/Flatow The Complete Shoulder Solution

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
    Prosthesis, shoulder, hemi-, humeral, metallic uncemented - Product Code HSD
  • Causa
    The firm is initiating a removal of one lot of the bigliani/flatow humeral provisional stem (00-4301-012-17, lot 62283991) as the stems manufactured under the lot are 14mm x 170mm devices incorrectly etched and packaged as 12mm x 170mm devices.
  • Acción
    Zimmer sent an URGENT MEDICAL DEVICE RECALL notification dated June 11, 2013, to all consignees via email and courier describing the affected device and problem and the risks associated with using the affected device. The notifications provided instructions for returning the affected device to Zimmer Product Service Department, 1777 West Center Street, Warsaw, IN 46580. Any questions or concerns concerning the recall, please call the customer call center at 1-877-946-2761. Customers may report adverse events or quality problems experienced with the use of these products to Zimmer by email at For questions regarding this recall call 800-613-6131.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Item 00-4301-012-17; lot 62283991
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Nationwide Distribution including IL and MO.
  • Descripción del producto
    Bigliani/Flatow¿ The Complete Shoulder Solution, Humeral Stem Provisional 12mm x 170mm || This reusable trial device is used in orthopaedic joint replacement and is specific to the replaced joint (e.g. hip, knee, shoulder, ankle, elbow). It can be made of metal or plastic.
  • 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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