Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Osteotome Chisel

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 GmbH.

¿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
    Open, Classified
  • País 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
    Chisel (osteotome) - Product Code KDG
  • Causa
    Product may contain a gap between the handle and metal chisel which can lead to failure to properly disinfect or sterilize between use.
  • Acción
    On March 15, 2018 an URGENT MEDICAL DEVICE RECALL LETTER was issued to affected hospitals with the following instructions: 1. Review this notification for awareness of the contents. 2. Assist your Zimmer Biomet sales representative to quarantine immediately all affected instruments. 3. Your Zimmer Biomet sales representative will remove the affected instruments from your facility Questions or concerns can be directed to a zimmer biomet representative.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Models: 26.08.506 OSTEO 8MM AND W/HDL 20CM/8IN 26.08.507 OSTEO 10MM AND W/HDL 20CM/8IN 26.08.508 OSTEO 12MM AND W/HDL 20CM/8IN 26.08.509 OSTEO 13MM CRVD R 10 23CM/9IN 26.08.619 OSTEO 19MM CRVD R 10 23CM/9IN (No US distribution) 26.08.712 OSTEO 12MM CRVD R 6 23CM/9IN (No US distribution) 26.08.715 OSTEO 15MM CRVD R 6 23CM/9IN (No US distribution) 26.08.718 CHARC OSTE 18MM CRD R6 23CM/9 26.08.812 OSTEO 12MM CRVD R 8 23CM/9IN (No US distribution) 26.08.815 OSTEO 15MM CRVD R 8 23CM/9IN (No US distribution) 26.08.818 CHARC OSTE 18MM CRD R8 23CM/9 (No US distribution) 26.08.900 ARTHROPIC ARTH 18CM 45TUFF HDL 26.08.910 RUTREK CHIS 20CM/8 DBL CUT BLD
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    CO, IN, TX, IL
  • Descripción del producto
    Normed Charcot Osteotome Chisel (Various sizes)
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Zimmer GmbH, Sulzerallee 8, Winterthur Switzerland
  • 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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