Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Bigliani/FlatowThe Complete Shoulder Solution Trabecular Metal Glenoid Instr Drill w/Stop

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, non-constrained, metal/polymer cemented - Product Code KWT
  • Causa
    Bigliani/flatow the complete shoulder solution trabecular metal glenoid instrument drill with stop, 6 mm. catalog number 47-4301-031-00 was actually packaged and labeled as catalog number 47-4307-031-00, lot 62071190.
  • Acción
    Zimmer sent URGENT DEVICE REMOVAL NOTIFICATION emails to distributors on May 12, 2012 to remove the product from all locations in their territories. This was an initial notification to prevent further distribution and use of the product. Zimmer Inc. sent follow-up notifications dated June 7, 2012 to the distributors, surgeons and hospital user accounts describing the product issue and providing recommended actions. Customers were directed to (877) 946-2761 for assistance or questions.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Catalog number 47-4307-031-00; lot 62071190
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Nationwide: TX, FL, MS, MI, OH, KS, TN, KY, OK, UT, CO, CA, IL, NC, NJ, ND, and WI.
  • Descripción del producto
    Bigliani/Flatow The Complete Shoulder Solution Trabecular Metal Glenoid Instrument Drill with Stop, 6 mm; the products are medical instruments intended for use when performing surgery of the shoulder.
  • 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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