Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Mallory Head 4 Finned Acetabular Shell 50mm

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
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  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class 2
  • Número del evento
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  • Estado del evento
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  • 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, hip, semi-constrained, metal/polymer, porous uncemented - Product Code LPH
  • Causa
    Biomet recalled the mallory head 4 finned acetabular shell 50mm (lot 364600) and ringloc + acetabular shell limited hole finned 52 mm (lot 427840) following a mix up in packaging with the two.
  • Acción
    Biomet notified all domestic and foreign customers via FEDEx overnight on 1/9/2015. Response forms were provided, customers were instructed to notify hospital personnel if product was further distributed, and remove recalled products from circulation. Replacement parts were made available, customers may contact Audrey Daenzer, Field Action Specialist, Regulatory Compliance Biomet, Inc.,, or 574-372-1570 Monday- Friday 8 AM to 5 PM.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Catalog Number: 13-104150 Lot Number Identification: 364600
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Distributed in the states of VA and TX and the country of Japan.
  • Descripción del producto
    Mallory Head 4 Finned Acetabular Shell 50 mm, PN 13-104150, hip prosthesis component (Ringloc)
  • 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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