Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Oxford Gap Gauge

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 U.K., Ltd..

¿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
    Device, prosthesis alignment - Product Code IQO
  • Causa
    A drafting error during an unrelated design change has led to 4 misleading dimensions on the drawing. the cad model remained the same thickness but the problem dimensions were accidentally struck from an incorrect point result in an increase of 1.0mm in the value of each dimension.
  • Acción
    Biomet sent a "FIELD SAFETY CORRECTIVE ACTION" letter dated July 24, 2012 to all affected customers. The letter identifies the product, problem, and actions to be taken by the customers. A Response Form was attached for customers to complete and return. Contact the firm for questions regarding this notice.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Catalog Number: 32-422801 and Lot Number Identification: ZB111101, ZBll1201, ZB120101, ZB120501, ZB111102, and ZB120201.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution-USA-including the states of IN, SD, and TX and the countries of Austria, China, Japan, Netherlands, Sweden, Turkey, and UK.
  • Descripción del producto
    Oxford Gap Gauge SML 3/4mm. || The instrument is used for an intermediate check of the flexion and extension gaps when preparing the femur to accept the femoral component.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Biomet U.K., Ltd., Waterton Industrial Estate, Bridgend, South Wales United Kingdom
  • 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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