Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Cylindrical Reamer

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, 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
  • 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
    Reamer - Product Code HTO
  • Causa
    The firm was notified by their supplier that during manufacture of this instrument, the 12 degree cutting edge was not created. testing found that if the cutting edge is missing, the reamer will not perform as intended.
  • Acción
    The firm, BIOMET, sent an" URGENT MEDICAL DEVICE RECALL NOTICE" dated December 23, 2010 to its customers. The notice described the product, problem and actions to be taken by the customer. The customers were instructed to immediately locate, discontinue use of product and return the product to Biomet. Biomet distributors were told to notify hospital personnel of the recall if they had distributed the product to hospital customers. The Customers/Distributors were instructed to confirm receipt of the notice by calling 800-348-9500 extension 3755 and 3983 and to complete and return the Response Form included with the recall notice via fax to 574-372-1683. Questions related to this notice should be directed to 574-371-3755 or 574-372-3983, Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm.


  • Modelo / Serial
    039240 and 096550.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide distribution: USA including states of: FL, OH, PA, IN, CA, and NJ; and countries of Argentina, Canada, Mexico, Netherlands and Spain.
  • Descripción del producto
    Cylindrical Bullet Nose Reamer 8.5 mm x 250 mm, REF 475805, Biomet Orthopedics 66 East Bell Drive Warsaw IN. || The product is used to prepare the femoral canal for stem implantation.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    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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