Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Locator Restorative Abutment

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 3i, LLC.

¿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
    Endosseous Dental Root-Form Implant - Product Code DZE
  • Causa
    Package labeled as sterile may have an incomplete or partial seal thereby possibly compromising sterility.
  • Acción
    Each US customer will be contacted by telephone using a prepared phone script. Following telephone contact, Biomet 3i will perform a follow-up of each call with a faxed letter. The Urgent: Medical Device Recall letter, dated 11/23/2009, identified the affected product and asked customers to return unused product for replacement. The letter also explained the clinical implications and asked customers to respond with the attached response fax and then return the abutment(s) to BIOMET 3i. Questions or concerns can be directed to Kelly Taylor at 561-776-6906.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Lot 877423
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution -- USA, Middle East, Italy, Europe, and Greece.
  • Descripción del producto
    LOCATOR Restorative Abutment, ILOA002, LOT 877423, Certain LOCATOR ABUTMENT, 4.1 mm(D) X 2mm(H), STERILE Made in USA, Sterile. || BIOMET 3i 4555 Riverside Drive, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410 USA. || For use on tissue supported removable over-dentures on 2 to 4 implants, partially edentulous overdentures with one or more implants, limited interarch distance, angle correction with up to 40 degrees between divergent implants.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Biomet 3i, LLC, 4555 Riverside Dr, Palm Beach Gardens FL 33410-4200
  • 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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