Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall MAK OSS No Head Lock Pin

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
    Prosthesis, knee, femorotibial, constrained, cemented, metal/polymer - Product Code KRO
  • Causa
    Biomet initiated this action after receiving complaints of the mak oss no head lock pin dislodging from its intended position (post-initial surgery). an investigation was initiated and the available lots of the lock pin were evaluated and measured against print specifications.
  • Acción
    Biomet sent an "URGENT MEDICAL DEVICE SAFETY ALERT" letter dated March 20, 2012 to all affected customers. The letter identifies the product, problem, and actions to be taken by the customers. The letter instructs customers to continue monitoring implanted patients for disassociation of the pin component and report to Biomet. The Alert included a complete listing of device invoice history and patient information (if supplied). Contact the firm for confirmation of receipt of the notice and for questions at 574-372-3983.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Catalog number: CP113456 with lot numbers: 593310, 743610, 750120, 815030, and 815040.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Distributed in California and Pennsylvania.
  • Descripción del producto
    REF. CP113456, MAK OSS No Head Lock Pin, NO HEAD / WITH PLUG CO-CR-MO ALLOY/ARCOM UHMWPE || STERILE, R, Biomet Orthopedics Warsaw, IN 46581. || The MAK OSS No Head Metal Lock Pin is to be inserted into the anterior hole of the tibial bearing yoke to secure the OSS Axle in the correct position within the OSS Femoral component assembly.
  • 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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