Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall lllico Ti Cannulated Polyaxial Screw

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 Alphatec Spine, 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
    Orthosis, spinal pedicle fixation, for degenerative disc disease - Product Code NKB
  • Causa
    The firm initiated this recall of certain lots of illico ti cannulated polyaxial screws 7.5mm x 40mm implants, due to an off-center cannulation hole at the proximal end of the bone screw. there is a potential risk that when the screw is mated to a polyaxial screwdriver, the guide wire may not pass through the screwdriver.
  • Acción
    The firm, Alphatec Spine, sent an "URGENT-MEDICAL DEVICE RECALL NOTIFICATION" with response sheet dated June 28, 2013 via a combination of e-mail, Fedex, and telephone contact to its customers. The notification described the product, problem and actions to be taken. The customers were instructed to immediately return any and all affected lots of the illico Ti Cannulated Polyaxial Screw 7.5 mm x 40 mm implants that have been sent to them; if the device has previously been implanted, there is no further or additional risk post-implantation; immediately contact Alphatec Spine Customer Service Department - on how to replace the implants; and complete and return the last page of the notification via mail to Alphatec Spine, Inc. 5818 El Camino Real, Carlsbad, CA 92008; email: sarrhenius@alphatecspine or fax to: (760) 431-0289. If you have any questions or need any additional information, please contact Director of Compliance at 760-494-9636 or email at


  • Modelo / Serial
    Part Number 73875-40. Lots Affected:  647289, 648923, 649244, 649556, 649813, 650040, 650262, 650589.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide distribution: US (nationwide) including states of:US states: AZ, CA, FL, GA, IL, MD, NJ, NY, OK, PA, TN, TX,and WA ; and countries of: Spain, France, Japan. International: Spain, France, Japan.
  • Descripción del producto
    Illico Ti Cannulated Polyaxial Screw 7.5mm X 40mm. The Illico MIS Posterior Fixation System is intended to facilitate the surgical correction of noncervical spinal deformities by providing temporary internal fixation and stabilization during bone graft healing and/or fusion mass development.
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  • Dirección del fabricante
    Alphatec Spine, Inc., 5818 El Camino Real, Carlsbad CA 92008-8816
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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