Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Comprehensive Shoulder 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
    Prosthesis, shoulder, hemi-, humeral, metallic uncemented - Product Code HSD
  • Causa
    Zimmer biomet is conducting a medical device recall for two lots of comprehensive humeral stems. the lots were commingled during the manufacturing process and were etched with incorrect lot numbers. the size difference between the two stem sizes is 1.1 inches. it is visually recognizable by the user that the box label does not match the contents of the box.
  • Acción
    On December 13, 2017 an URGENT MEDICAL DEVICE RECALL letter was issued to customers notifying them of the mix-up and requesting that they review the notification, discuss with team members, see if any product is in inventory and if so, quarantine and discontinue use. Affected product should be returned to the recalling firm. Questions or concerns can be directed to customer service at 574-371-3071.


  • Modelo / Serial
    PN: 113633, LN: 421700, UDI# - (01) 00880304462632 (17) 271014 (10) 421700
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    US Nationwide in the states of MN, NJ, CA, TX, ND
  • Descripción del producto
    Humeral Stem 83mm(Size 17) || Product Usage: || Intended for primary and revision total shoulder arthroplasty as well as hemi-arthroplasty
  • 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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