Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Oxford Fixed Bearing Partial Knee Replacement

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, knee, femorotibial, semi-constrained, cemented, metal/polymer - Product Code HRY
  • Causa
    Biomet investigation found the design of the tibial bearing creates the potential for anterior impingement between the bone and the poly bearing component in terminal extension.
  • Acción
    The firm, Biomet, sent an "URGENT MEDICAL DEVICE RECALL NOTICE" letter dated June 7, 2013 to its consignees/customers. The letter identified the device being recalled, the reason for the recall, potential adverse events associated with the recall and actions to be taken. The consignees/customers were instructed immediately locate and remove the identified device(s) listed in the letter; carefully follow the instructions on the enclosed "FAX Back Response Form"; complete and return the FAX Back Response Form to 574-372-1683 prior to return of product within three (3) business days; return Goods to Biomet, Inc 56 East Bell Drive Warsaw, IN 46580. To confirm receipt of this notice by call 574-372- 1570. Obtain an RGA # by phone (574)372-6677 email or through FAST; use priority carrier for your shipment; and if you have further distributed this product you MUST notify personnel of the letter. Questions should be addressed to 574-372-1570 M-F 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.


  • Modelo / Serial
    M539400, M619790, M987360 , M444800, M969130, M151150, M987360
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide distribution: USA including NC, IN, PA, and OH; and countries of: Canada and Netherlands.
  • Descripción del producto
    REF 154216 Oxford Fixed Bearing Partial Knee || Cemented Lateral Tibia || Size C5 ARCOM UHMWPE / CO-CR-MO Alloy || Only for use in Lateral compartment || Sterile R || The Oxford Fixed Bearing Knee is a Partial knee replacement system consisting of a femoral component and a fixed bearing tibial component for use in the lateral compartment of the knee. The Oxford Fixed Lateral bearings are indicated for use in the lateral compartment and intended to be implemented with bone cement.
  • 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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