Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall G 7 Acetabular 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.

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
    Prosthesis, knee, patellofemorotibial, semi-constrained, cemented, polymer/metal/polymer - Product Code JWH
  • Causa
    Investigation identified that the outer label, inner label, and patient label all have the incorrect diameter size of 10.5mm. the screw is actually a 6.5mm diameter and correctly corresponds to the items number on the label.
  • Acción
    Beginning November 25 Urgent recall electronic notices were sent by Biomet UK to all distributors with hospitals outside the USA notified by ground mail November 27,2013. The notification identified the product and reason for the recall, asking for immediate location and discontinued use of the product and return to Biomet UK, Ltd. Questions can be addressed to Biomet USA at 01 574-372-1570 M-F 8 am to 5 pm.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Lot Numbers: 3070517, 3070528, 3077748, 3077750, 3077751, 3085183, 3105038, 3123395, 3123398, 3123399, 3123400, 3146439, 3165497, 3165498, 3165499, 3165500, 3181736
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution - USA Nationwide and in the countries of Europe, Italy, UK, Australia, Japan. all product in USA is under Biomet control.
  • Descripción del producto
    G7 Acetabular Screw 6.5mmx35mm || Part Number: 010001000
  • 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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