Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall OSS Elliptical Proximal Femoral Trial 7 cm

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
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  • Fecha de publicación del evento
  • Estado del evento
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  • 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 Joint Femorotibial Metal/Polymer Constrained Cemented Prosthesis - Product Code KRO
  • Causa
    The retaining ring may fall out of the instrument during surgery.
  • Acción
    Distributors and consignees were notified by an Urgent Medical Device Recall Notice dated 5/19/09. Distributors and consignees were instructed to locate and remove the devices from circulation, carefully follow the instructions on the "FAX Back Response Form," and fax a copy of the Response Form to 574-372-1683 prior to return of the product. If the product has been further distributed, consignees must notify hospital personnel responsible for receiving recall notices of the action, via the enclosed "Dear Biomet Customer" notice. Consignees are responsible for the location and return of products to the firm. The letter stated that the instruments would be reworked and returned.


  • Modelo / Serial
    All lots. Lots 555720 and 989740.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution -- USA, Australia, Belgium, Canada, Costa Rica, Finland, France, Germany, Mexico, New Zealand, Poland, South Wales, and Spain.
  • Descripción del producto
    Biomet OSS Elliptical Proximal Femoral Trial 7 cm, right provisional, stainless steel, Biomet Orthopedics, Inc., Warsaw, IN; REF 32-472124. || A non-powered, orthopedic manual surgical instrument for use with other devices in orthopedic surgery.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Biomet, Inc., 56 E Bell Dr, Warsaw IN 46582
  • 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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