Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Distal Radius Fracture Repair 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 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
    Plate, fixation, bone - Product Code HRS
  • Causa
    The firm received complaints indicating that the drill guide becomes stuck in the jig. the drill guide can be placed in the jig about halfway before it becomes stuck.
  • Acción
    On June 23, 2014 Biomet issued recall notification to their consignees via letter. Notification included affected product issue and instructions for return were provided. Distributors who had affected hospitals in their regions were notified and provided with a copy of the notice that was sent to the hospital. Consignees are being contacted on an individual basis in an attempt to reconcile the product 100%. A response form was provided to all consignees in order for Biomet to track returns. Non-responders will be contacted on an individual basis.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Catalog Number: DNPDG, Lot Number: NB0311 and NB0611
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    The product was distributed domestically and to internationally. Domestically to CA, PA, IA, CO, NY, MD, NC,AL, AZ, IL, GA, VA. Netherlands, Argentina,
  • Descripción del producto
    Device Brand Name: Distal Radius Fracture Repair System || Device Classification Name: Plate, Fixation, Bone || Device Common Name: Drill Guide DNP 3.3mm || Labeling: DRILL GUIDE DNP 3.3 MM NON-STERILE LOT NB0311 QTY 1 DePuy P.O Box 988 Warsaw IN 46581
  • 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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