Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Biomet Vanguard Instruments LockOn Femoral Impactor

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
    Orthopedic Manual Surgical Instrument - Product Code LXH
  • Causa
    The locking hook tabs may fracture and fragments remain in the patient post-operatively.
  • Acción
    Urgent Medical Device Recall Notices were sent to distributors on 12/01/2009 with a notice for them to provide to medical facilities where distributor-owned inventory is stored. Distributors were instructed to immediately locate and remove the instruments from circulation; follow the instructions on the "FAX Back Response Form" and fax a copy back prior to returning the product; and to return the product to the firm. Questions should be directed to 800-348-9500.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Lots 122890, 296900, 424590, 433560, 433570, 433580, 433590, 433600, 646610 and 943990.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution -- USA, Canada, China, Costa Rica, Denmark, Germany, Netherlands, New Zealand, and United Kingdom.
  • Descripción del producto
    Biomet Vanguard Lock-On Femoral Impactor, Biomet Orthopedics. Warsaw. IN; REF 32-486206. || Non-powered, hand-held device intended for medical purposes for use with other devices in orthopedic surgery; impactor.
  • 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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