Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall OSS Reamer Sleeve

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
    Reamer - Product Code HTO
  • Causa
    Biomet has initiated this action following an investigation which identified that the thin shaft reamer may get stuck and not slide into the sleeve.
  • Acción
    The firm, Biomet, sent an "URGENT MEDICAL DEVICE RECALL NOTICE" letter dated November 1, 2012 to its customers. The letter describes the product, problem and actions to be taken. The customers were instructed to immediately locate, discontinue use of and remove the product from circulation; and return recalled devices with directions to distribute notices, if product was further distributed; and to complete and return the enclosed FAX Back Response Form within three (3) business days to FAX # 574-372-1683. Distributors were charged with locating and returning products to Biomet ATTN: Return Goods-Building B RECALLS RGA#: _, Biomet, Inc., 56 East Bell Drive, Warsaw, IN 46580. Questions should be directed to the Field Action Coordinator at (574) 372-1570, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m


  • Modelo / Serial
    Part Numbers 32-472661 , 8.0 thru 12.5  Lot 013020, 050310, 056280, 154670, 418380, 691220, 755510, 860171, 866460
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide distribution: USA (nationwide) and countries of: Japan and Netherlands.
  • Descripción del producto
    OSS Reamer Sleeve REF132-472661 KNEE REAMER SLEEVE 8.0 THRU 12.5 STAINLESS STEEL || The OSS Knee Reamer Sleeves are primarily used to guide the bullet tip of cylindrical reamers during the tibial preparation in OSS procedures. They are reusable.
  • 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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