Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall NexGen Complete Knee Solution Stemmed Tibial Component

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 Zimmer 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
    Knee Patellofemorotibial Polymer/Metal/Polymer Semi-Constrained Cemented Prosthesis - Product Code JWH
  • Causa
    Zimmer had determined that two lots of these tibial implants have incorrectly positioned or missing flange plugs that were not seated in the device upon receipt to the customer. a missing flange plug could lead to a delay of surgery or possibility of wear leading to more surgery.
  • Acción
    The firm sent an URGENT MARKET WITHDRAWAL to its sales force and distributors on 1/26/2010. The letter identifies the affected product and explains the reason for the Market Withdrawal. The letter also explains the clinical implications and instructs consignees to locate any unused devices and quarantine them immediately. A physical count should be carried out of all affected devices and recorded on the Inventory Return Certification Form that's included with the letter. A copy of the letter should be faxed to Zimmer, Inc. and the affected product should be returned along with the form to the firm.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Lot Number: 61246477.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution -- US, Canada, Singapore Australia, and India.
  • Descripción del producto
    NexGen¿ Complete Knee Solution Stemmed Tibial Component Precoat Size 6, REF 00-5980-047-02, Sterile, Zimmer, Warsaw, IN. || Intended for mating with a UHMWPE articular surface and Zimaloy Cobalt-Chromium-Molybdenum alloy femoral component and is indicated for cemented use only.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Zimmer Inc., 1800 W Center St, Warsaw IN 46580-2304
  • 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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