Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Cobalt MV Bone Cement with Gentamicin

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 Encore Medical, Lp.

¿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
    Bone cement - Product Code LOD
  • Causa
    Loss of the seal on the sterile tyvek packaging used with this cobalt bone cement.
  • Acción
    Zimmer Biomet sent an Urgent Medical Device Recall Notice dated April 2017 to all affected customers. The firm initiated their recall to their distributors on 06/26/2017 requesting that they destroy any product on hand. The firm then expanded their recall on 09/14/2017, beginning their notification by email and following with letters to hospitals delivered on 09/21 and 09/22/2017. The firm requested the following actions: "1. Complete the Acknowledgement/Questionnaire provided with this lot specific field safety notice and return to Stericycle by email to or by fax to 866-608-3939. If you have any questions or issues related to sending this information, please call 877-551-7153. 2. Quarantine this affected product. Arrangements will be made to finalize the handling of the product as well as coordinate the replacement product where applicable. 3. If packaging issues are found, please contact DJO Surgical Customer Service to initiate a product complaint." Customers with questions were instructed to call 512-834-6255.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Lot Numbers: 508250, 959680
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Nationwide Distribution
  • Descripción del producto
    Cobalt MV with Gentamicin, Cobalt Bone Cement 40GM, REF 402439, QTY 1, STERILE, Rx Only, Mfgr: BIOMET ORTHOPEDICS || Cobalt MV and HV Bone Cement is indicated for use as bone cement in arthroplastic procedures of the hip, knee and other joints to fix plastic and metal prosthetic parts to living bone when reconstructions is necessary because of osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, traumatic arthritis, avascular necrosis, nonunion of fractures of the neck of the femur, sickle cell anemia osteoporosis, secondary severe joint destruction following trauma or other conditions (also far fixation of unstable fractures in metastatic malignancies), and revision of previous arthroplasty procedures
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Encore Medical, Lp, 9800 Metric Blvd, Austin TX 78758-5445
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Source