Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Orthopedic Devices

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 Synthes (USA) Products LLC.

¿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.

Más información acerca de la data acá
  • Tipo de evento
  • ID del evento
  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class 2
  • Número del evento
  • Fecha de inicio 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
    It was discovered that the above part number and lot of 2.4mm locking screws may contain the incorrect package insert (gp2613, va-lcp distal radius system). the correct package insert for the above part is gp2615 (modular mini fragment lcp system).
  • Acción
    Synthes sent an "URGENT FIELD SAFETY NOTIFICATION" letter dated November 2, 2015. Customers were asked to take the following actions: -Review the correct package insert (GP2615, attached). -If found, discard incorrect package insert associated with the locking screw noted in the table above. -Forward this Field Safety Notification to anyone in your facility that needs to be informed. -If the package insert has been forwarded to another facility, contact that facility. -Complete the attached Verification Section (page 3 of this notification). Please include your name, title, address, telephone number and signature in the spaces provided. ---Send a copy of the completed Verification Section by: -Fax: 877-907-7514 or Scan/email: -If the Verification Form is answered on behalf of more than one facility and/or individual, please clearly indicate the name and address of the facility and/or individual in page three (3) of this notification. -Maintain a copy of this Notification.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Part Number Lot Number Product Description 212.818 7856527 Synthes 2.4mm Locking Screw SLF-TPNG with Stardrive Recess 18mm
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Distributed in the states of IA, OH, CO, FL, TX, MA, NY, OR, SC, VA, WV, TN, MO, PA, CT, GA, WA, CA, AL, , IN, MI, NJ, VT, ID, KS, MN, and MD, and the country of Canada.
  • Descripción del producto
    2.4MM locking screw SLF-TPNG with Stardrive Recess 18 mm. Intended for fixation of fractures, osteotomies, nonunions, replantations, and fusions of small bones and small bone fragments, particularly in osteopenic bone.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Synthes (USA) Products LLC, 1301 Goshen Pkwy, West Chester PA 19380-5986
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Source