Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Cross Drive Screw

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 Microfixation, 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
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  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class 3
  • Número del evento
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  • Estado del evento
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  • 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, non-spinal, metallic - Product Code NDJ
  • Causa
    On 11/08/2010 biomet microfixation, jacksonville, fl initiated a recall of the biomet 1 count (ref 91-1504, lot 622120) and 5 count (ref 95-1504, lot 622120) packages of 1.5mm system high torque (ht) cross-drive screw 5/pk and the biomet 1 count (ref 99-7204, lot 202450) and 5 count packages (ref 01/7204, lot 202450) of the 1.5mm system center-drive screw, 5/pk because of a possibility that thes.
  • Acción
    Biomet Microfixation, Jacksonville, FL, sent an Urgent Medical Device Safety Alert letter dated November 8, 2010, to all affected consignees. The letter identified the product, the problem, and the action to be taken by the consignee. Consignees were instructed to fill out the attached Inventory Reconciliation sheet and FAX to 904-741-9425. If consignees further distributed this product, they must notify the recipient of this action by providing the recipient a copy of the notice. For questions call 800-874-7711 or 904-741-4400, ext 468.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Lot # 202450
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution - USA including CA, GA, OH, TX, and VA and the countries of S Africa and Japan
  • Descripción del producto
    Package of center-drive bone screws labeled in part: "***REF: 01-7204***1.5MM" SYSTEM CENTER-DRIVE SCREW, 5/ PKG***1.5 X4MM TITANIUM***CAUTION: FEDERAL LAW RESTRICTS THIS DEVICE TO SALE BY OR ON THE ORDER OF A PHYSICIAN.***BIOMET MICROFIXATION***1520 TRADEPORT DRIVE***JACKSONVILLE, FL 32218 USA******" || "***REF: 99-7204***"1.5MM" SYSTEM CENTER-DRIVE SCREW, 1/ PKG***1.5 X4MM TITANIUM***CAUTION: FEDERAL LAW RESTRICTS THIS DEVICE TO SALE BY OR ON THE ORDER OF A PHYSICIAN.***BIOMET MICROFIXATION***1520 TRADEPORT DRIVE***JACKSONVILLE, FL 32218 USA******" || REF: 01-7204 1.5MM" SYSTEM CENTER-DRIVE SCREW, 5/ PKG, Lot 202450. || REF: 99-7204 "1.5MM" SYSTEM CENTER-DRIVE SCREW, 1/ PKG, Lot 202450. || Internal fixation screw intended to aid in the alignment and stabilization of bone in the oral cranio-maxillofacial skeletal system.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Biomet Microfixation, Inc., 1520 Tradeport Dr, Jacksonville FL 32218-2480
  • 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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