Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Cannulated Screw System

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 Zimmer 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
  • Estado del evento
    Open, Classified
  • País 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
    Screw, fixation, bone - Product Code HWC
  • Causa
    One lot of 3.5mm x 24mm cortical locking screws is labeled as 6.5mm x 125mm x 16mm cannulated screws.
  • Acción
    Zimmer Biomet sent an Urgent Medical Device Recall letter dated December 2017 to their customers. The letter identified the affected product, problem and actions to be taken. Customers were instructed to: 1. Review this notification n and ensure that affected team members are aware of the contents. 2. Immediately locate and quarantine affected product in your inventory. 3. Immediately return all affected product from your distributorship and from affected hospitals within your territory. a. Complete Attachment 1  Inventory Return Certification Form and send to within three (3) days. b. Request an International Return Authorization Number by emailing c. For each return, send a copy of Attachment 1 to d. Include a hardcopy of Attachment 1 in each carton of your return shipment for immediate processing. e. Mark "RECALL" on the outside of the returned cartons. 4. Return a copy of the your Inventory Return Certification and product return form. 5. For questions call customer service at 574-374-3071.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Lot: 120910
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
  • Descripción del producto
    6.5mm x 125mm x 16mm Cannulated Screw, Item Number: 110009948 (UDI: (01)00887868111327 (17)270421 (10)120910) || Product Usage: || The 6.5/8.0mm Cannulated Screw System is part of a series of cannulated screws ranging from 4.0 to 8.0mm. Used in Slipped capital femoral epiphysis, Pediatric femoral neck fractures, Tibial plateau fractures, SI joint disruptions, Intercondylar femur fractures, Subtalar arthrodesis, and Fixation of pelvis and iliosacral joint.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Zimmer Biomet, Inc., 56 E Bell Dr, Warsaw IN 46582-6989
  • 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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