Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Micromax Anchors

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
    Screw, fixation, bone - Product Code HWC
  • Causa
    Biomet initiated this action following an internal audit which discovered the component level package insert was included in the product packaging in place of the end level product package insert (01-501072). this meant that the indications, contraindications, possible adverse effects, and some warnings are not present with the packaged device.
  • Acción
    Biomed Inc. sent an Urgent Medical Device Recall Notice dated January 25, 2012 to distributors, hospitals, and OR managers via US mail. The notice identified the product, description of problem, possible adverse health consequences, and actions to be taken, including directions to immediately locate devices and stop device use ,with directions for return. A copy of the correct package insert was included with directions to report any procedures performed outside of indications for use. Receipt confirmation was requested by calling 800-348-9500, extension 3983 or 3009. The notice included a list of units invoiced to the account with a FaxBack Response form to be filled out and sent to the Attention of Angie Dickson, Biomet, 56 East Bell Drive Warsaw, In 46580. Questions concerning the recall should be directed to 574-371-3983 or 574-371-3009, M-F 8-5PM(EST)


  • Modelo / Serial
    006550 , 006560 , 040390 , 040400 , 040410 , 050660 , 088350 , 193460 , 230570 , 291900 , 291910 , 291920 , 295550 , 680400 , 756050 , 781010 , 926440
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution - USA (nationwide) and the countries of: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Israel, Mexico and Netherlands.
  • Descripción del producto
    REF 905572, 5.5mm Lactoscrew Anchor,WI Maxbraid No Nd (Lactosorb L-15 resorbable copolymer ) Sterile, EO; Biomet Sports Medicine, Warsaw, IN || Product Usage: The Biomet Sports Medicine Soft Tissue Anchoring Devices are resorbable repair devices used to attach soft tissue to bone.
  • 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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