Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Disposable Dowel Harvest Tube

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
    Bone Coring Device - Product Code LXH
  • Causa
    The affected instruments are discolored and/or have a sticky residue on the end.
  • Acción
    The firm sent out "Urgent Medical Device Recall" notices dated 7/1/2010. Letters were sent to distributors, customers and OR managers. The letters stated that the devices should be located, quarantined and shipped back to the recalling firm. On 7/15/2010, the firm added one lot of one additional product to the recall (product 900788 lot 780470). The firm sent letters to physicians that had used that lot of product. Questions relating to this recall should be directed to 574-371-3755.


  • Modelo / Serial
    648210 and 648220.,
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    US, Canada, Australia, Chile, Argentina, Netherlands, Costa Rica and Japan.
  • Descripción del producto
    8 MM DISPOSABLE DOWEL HARVEST TUBE WITH PROTECTION SLEEVE, REF 900738, Sterile, BIOMET Sports Medicine, Warsaw, IN 46581. || Usage: Bone Coring Device used in ACL and PCL procedures.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Biomet, Inc., 56 E Bell Dr, Warsaw IN 46582
  • 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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