Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall NexGen Precoat Stemmed Tibia/NexGen Nonaugmentable 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 Manufacturing B.V..

¿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, patellofemorotibial, semi-constrained, cemented, polymer/metal/polymer - Product Code JWH
  • Causa
    A product complaint was received stating that a carton labeled as a precoat stemmed tibia size 3 was opened for use and the contents were a non-augmented stemmed tibia plate size 3.
  • Acción
    Zimmer Biomet sent an "Urgent Medical Device Recall-Lot Specific" letter to all affected consignees. The letter identified the product, the problem, and the action to be taken by the consignee. Consignees were instructed to do the following: Review the notification and ensure affected personnel are aware of the contents. 2. Locate all affected product identified above and quarantine them immediately. 3. Carry out a physical count of all affected product in your territory and complete the Inventory Return Certification Form (Attachment 1). Email a completed copy of Attachment 1 to 4. Return the recalled product along with the completed Inventory Return Certification Form (Attachment 1). Clearly mark the outside carton of each product return shipment made as Recall. 5. Please notify Zimmer Biomet of any hospitals to which you have further distributed the affected product. Supply the information for any hospitals that you have identified, as well as the affected surgeons, using the provided spreadsheet template. The template will be emailed to you for completion. Please return to corporate 6. If after reviewing this notification you have further questions or concerns please call the customer call center at 1-800-348-2759 between 8:00 am and 8:00 pm EST.


  • Modelo / Serial
    lots 62491580 (P/N 00598003701) and 62460315 (P/N 00598603701)
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution to Germany, Belgium, Denmark, France, UK, Greece, Ireland, Netherlands, Norway, Russian Fed., Saudi Arabia, Sweden, and Thailand.
  • Descripción del producto
    NexGEN System REF 5980-37-01 Tibial Component Size Stemmed 3 Precoat, and REF 5986-37-01 Nonaugmentable Tibial Component Option CR/PS/LPS Size Stemmed 3. Tibial component of implanted knee prosthesis.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Zimmer Manufacturing B.V., Turpeaux Industrial Park Rd 1 km 123.4, Mercedita PR 00715
  • 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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