Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall GENESIS(R) II, PS HIGH FLEXION ARTICULAR INSERT

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 Smith & Nephew 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
  • 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
    The tyvek(tm) lid on one, or both, of the two trays that form a double barrier around the insert may not have been adequately sealed.
  • Acción
    Smith & Nephew sent an Urgent Recall Notification letter dated August 27, 2013, to all affected consignees. The letter identified the product, the problem, and the action to be taken by the customer. They were instructed to cease use and distribution of the product and quarantine for return. Customers were instructed to contact Smith & Nephew via email at or fax 901-566-7975 to obtain a return authorization (RA) number. Customers with questions were also instructed use this email address. Customers with affected product were instructed to return it along with the completed inventory Return Certification Form to the address listed on the form. Non-responding consignees were notified again on September 27, 2013, by email. For questions regarding this recall call 901-396-2121.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Batch No. 12GT20904
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution - USA including Nevada and Internationally to United Arab Emirates, Italy, Spain, Belgium, Bulgaria, Poland, France, Japan, Netherlands, Australia, Turkey, Russian Federation, Germany and United Kingdom.
  • Descripción del producto
    GENESIS(R) II, PS HIGH FLEXION ARTICULAR INSERT, SIZE 5-6, 9 MM QTY: (1), REF 71421515, STERILE EO, Smith & Nephew, Inc. Memphis, TN 38116 USA || Orthopedic
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Smith & Nephew Inc, 1450 E. Brooks Rd, Memphis TN 38116
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Source