Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Locking Cortical 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 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
    3.5mmx38mm locking cortical screw, implants are being recalled since an investigation identified that a 3.5mmx28mm cortical locking screw is labeled as a 3.5mmx38mm cortical locking screw.
  • Acción
    URGENT MEDICAL DEVICE RECALL notices were sent to all consignees on December 19, 2013. Distributors who have affected hospitals in their regions were notified and provided with a copy of the notice that went to each hospital. Consignees are being contacted on an individual basis in an attempt to reconcile the product 100%. Fax back forms were provided to all consignees in order for Biomet to track returns. Non-responders will be contacted on an individual basis.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Catalog Number: 816135038 (8161-35-038) Lot Number Identification: RM244D
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    US Distribution including states of: AZ, CA, GA, IL, KY, MI, NC, NH, NY, OH, PA, SD, TX, UT, and VA.
  • Descripción del producto
    Locking Cortical Screw || 3.5mmX38mm || REF 8161-35-038
  • 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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