Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall BIOMET 3i

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.

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
  • 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
    Abutment, implant, dental, endosseous - Product Code NHA
  • Causa
    Identifiers on the label are correct but the label has the incorrect color coding.
  • Acción
    Biomet 3i sent an Urgent - Medical Device Removal letter / and by phone call on and dated June 25, 2014, to all affected customers. The letter identified the product the problem and the action to be taken by the customer. If you have any Certain BellaTek Encode Healing Abutment(s) of the affected lot in your practice, please return the abutment(s) to BIOMET 3i in exchange for Cettain BellaTek Encode Healing Abutments, IEHA458 with a proper color stripe. Alternatively, you may return the Certain BellaTek Healing Abutment(s) for full credit. We also ask that you confirm receipt of this notification by completing the attached Recall Return Response Form, indicating your preference for replacement or credit and/ or notifying us if the product was used. Thank you for your support - we are committed to maintaining high standards of quality for all our products and apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused you. If you have any further questions, please contact Customer Service at 1-800-342-5454 for assistance.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Model Number IEHA458, Lot number: 1167545.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    US Distribution to NH and TX.
  • Descripción del producto
    BIOMET 3i Certain Bellatek Encode Healing Abutment || Biomet 3i Healing abutments are temporary abutments indicated for use in maintaining the soft tissue opening throughout the healing process prior to dental restoration.
  • 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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