Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Biomet Modular TTPA Ceramic Head

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, 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, hip, semi-constrained, metal/ceramic/polymer, cemented or non-porous, uncemented - Product Code LZO
  • Causa
    The firm has received reports of fractured heads, requiring revision surgery.
  • Acción
    Biomet Orthopedics issued an "Urgent Medical Device Recall Notice" dated March 16, 2009 to users describing the affected device. Consignees were instructed to locate and discontinue use of the product and quarantine until a sales representative can arrange for removal. Consignees were also asked to complete and return the attached "Fax-Back Response Form" to Biomet at 1-574-372-1683. Further questions can be directed to Biomet Orthopedics at 1-800-348-9500.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Lots 013270, 042510, 057180,067670, 076650, 131750, 282060, 351770, 438750, 482870, 522930, 550250, 676690, 748960, 768980, 783590, 927280 and 953430.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution -- US including PR and states of AZ, AL, AR, CA, CO, FL, IL, IN, KY, KS, MA, MI, LA, NY, SD, GA, MN, PA, NJ, MD, MI, OH, ME, TX, WA, WI and VA and countries of Australia, Belgium, Canada, Costa Rica, Finland, Netherlands and South Wales.
  • Descripción del producto
    Biomet Modular TTPA Ceramic Head, 28 mm head diameter plus 5 mm neck, sterile, Biomet Orthopedics, Inc., Warsaw, IN; Catalog Number: RD115112. || A hip joint metal/ceramic/polymer semiconstrained cemented or nonporous uncemented prosthesis is a device intended to be implanted to replace a hip joint.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Biomet, Inc., 56 E Bell Dr, Warsaw IN 46582
  • 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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