Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall PERSONA (TM)

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, 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
    Tray, surgical, instrument - Product Code FSM
  • Causa
    The firm discovered that the current personal tibial/general fixed bracket trays may not have the specific geometry to accommodate the tibial drill and stop guide with proper position/orientation. the drill bracket and drill guide are not the correct geometry to allow for a proper fit in the persona fixed case kit which could lead to improper sterilization of the tibial drill and stop guide.
  • Acción
    On July 1, 2014, Zimmer, Inc. issued recall notification to their consignees via e-mail and/or letter. Notification included affected product issue and instructions for returning the affected product. All distributors were notified via electronic mail. Hospital risk managers, as well as distributors with affected inventory were also notified via courier. Distributors were sent a letter identifying the issue and their responsibilities. These responsibilities include locating and removing the affected product in their territory. Distributors are responsible for returning on-hand affected products to Zimmer and ensuring all of their products are accounted for using the form provided in the letter. Hospital risk managers were provided with a letter identifying the issue and their responsibilities. These responsibilities include locating the affected product, quarantining the product, and returning it to their Zimmer sales representative.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Item Number 00-5908-015-00, Lot Numbers: 56519125 & 56518861
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution - USA including AZ, CA, CO, FL, IL, IN, KS, MI, MN, NC, NJ, NY, OH, OR, PA, TN, TX & VA and Internationally to AUSTRALIA, FRANCE, INDIA, ITALY, and GERMANY.
  • Descripción del producto
    PERSONA (TM) The Personalized Knee System Tibial General Instrument Tray, non-sterile || The intended use of the sterilization case is to organize, store and protect its contents from damage consistent with typical hospital or surgical center circulation (i.e. between central services and the operating room) and during transport between a Zimmer distributorship and a health care facility by Zimmer distributorship personnel.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Zimmer, Inc., 1800 W Center St, Warsaw IN 46580-2304
  • 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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