Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Biomet Microfixation, Inc. Obwegeser Ramus Clamp

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 Microfixation, 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.

Más información acerca de la data acá
  • Tipo de evento
  • ID del evento
  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class 3
  • Número del evento
  • Fecha de inicio 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
    Self Retaining Clamp - Product Code EMG
  • Causa
    The biomet microfixation obwegeser ramus clamp, wide right 01-7996 were incorrectly etched as the left part number 01-7997.
  • Acción
    Customers were contacted by e-mail notification with read receipt. Customers were notified in the e-mail to immediately discontinue use of the recalled product and return the affected items to Biomet Microfixation, Inc. The e-mail also included an Inventory Reconciliation form for customers to complete and return via fax (904-741-1801) to Biomet Microfixation, Inc. For questions related to this notice, please call 1-800-874-7711 or 904-741-4400 extension 448, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST).


  • Modelo / Serial
    Lot Number 050801.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    International Distribution including countries of Ireland and Japan.
  • Descripción del producto
    Obwegeser Ramus Clamp w/ wide shield, 20 cm, 8", Right. ORAL-MAXILLO-CRANIO-FACIAL SURGERY, Original OBWEGESER Instruments. Walter Lorenz Surgical, Inc., Subsidiary of Biomet Microfixation, Inc. NOTE: None distributed domestically. || Cranio-maxillofacial manual instrumentation to be used to aid in the treatment and care of patients, as determined appropriate, by a trained medical professional. The Obwegeser Ramus Clamps are self-retaining clamps, used on the ascending ramus of the mandible with an extension on one of the blades (shields) to aid in retracting the soft tissue of the cheek.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Biomet Microfixation, Inc., 1520 Tradeport Dr, Jacksonville FL 32218-2480
  • 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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