Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall OSS AVL Poly Tibial Bushing Set

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
    Prosthesis, hip, semi-constrained, metal/ceramic/polymer, cemented or non-porous, uncemented - Product Code LZO
  • Causa
    Biomet initiated this action after complaints were received where oos avl bushing sets were opened during oss knee replacement procedures, and were found to contain two tabbed bushings.
  • Acción
    BIOMET Orthopedics sent an URGENT MEDICAL DEVICE recall notice dated February 7, 2012, to all affected consignees. The recall notice instructed consignees to immediate locate and remove the devices from circulation and to fax back the response form to 574-372-1683. If product was further distributed, consignees must notify hospital personnel of this action via the enclosed notice. Consignees were charged with the location and return of the affected product. For questions regarding this recall call 574-372-3983 or 574-371-3009.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Lot numbers861280, 294060, and 723610
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution - USA including IN. KS, NJ, CA, and OH Internationally: The Netherlands
  • Descripción del producto
    OSS AVL Poly Tibial Bushing Set || OSS AVL Tibial Bushings are designed to hold the anti-lux yoke in place for OSS procedures.
  • 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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