Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Biomet Offset Tibial Tray Adaptor

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.

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
    Prosthesis, knee, patello/femorotibial, semi-constrained, uhmwpe, pegged, uncemented, polymer/metal/ - Product Code JDW
  • Causa
    A 2.5mm locking insert was packaged with the 5.0mm offset tibial tray adaptor instead of the 5.0mm locking insert.
  • Acción
    Consignees were notified by "Field Safety Corrective Action" letter dated February 13, 2009 to conduct a recall to the hospital level and to locate and return the recalled product to Biomet Orthopedics. Customers were also instructed to complete the enclosed "Fax Back Response Form" and return it via fax to Biomet Orthopedics at 1-574-372-1683. Direct questions about this recall to 1-800-348-9500 or 1-574-372-3983, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Lot 644290.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution including Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Spain and the United Kingdom.
  • Descripción del producto
    Biomet Offset Tibial Tray Adaptor, 5.0 MM, sterile, Biomet Orthopedics, Inc., Warsaw, IN, REF 141491. || The Biomet Offset Tibial Tray Adaptor is a knee prosthesis intended for cemented use in patients with the following indications: painful and disabled knee joint resulting from osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, traumatic arthritis where one or more compartments are involved, correction of valgus, varus or posttraumatic deformity, correction or revision of unsuccessful osteotomy, arthrodesis, or failure of previous joint replacement procedure.
  • 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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