Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Continuum Acetabular Systems Shell Inserter Adapter without Rotational Control

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 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
    Orthopedic Manual Surgical Instrument - Product Code LXH
  • Causa
    The firm has received reports of users encountering difficulties in usage leading to surgical delays or minor damage to a threaded surface of the shell implant.
  • Acción
    The firm sent Urgent: Device Removal letters dated 3/15/2010. The letter identified the affected product, described the issue, discussed the clinical implications, and provided a list of required actions. The consignees were instructed to perform an inventory of the recalled product and report the amount on hand to Zimmer by completing the Inventory Return Certification Form. After Zimmer received the report, they would send out new product to the consignee. After new product was received the consignees were instructed to return the recalled product to Zimmer. The firm expects to have all product replaced by 4/30/2010. If there are any questions or additional info needed, consignees should contact Zimmer, Inc. at 1-800-613-6131 or 574-372-4463.


  • Modelo / Serial
    61255960, 61286739, 61293344, 61297228, 61301146, 61303916, 61321619, 61341496, 61341497, 61351886, 61361912, 61361919, 61369266, 61371666, 61371667, 61387139, 61396637 and 61413131.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution -- US, Singapore, Australia, Portugal, Germany, Switzerland, Spain, Finland, United Kingdom, Israel, Italy and Sweden.
  • Descripción del producto
    Continuum Acetabular Systems Shell Inserter Adapter without Rotational Control, 00-8790-003-10, Zimmer Inc., Warsaw, IN. || Used to mate the inserter with the shell implant.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Zimmer Inc., 345 E Main St, Warsaw IN 46580-2746
  • Source