Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Rees Insulated Forceps

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 Microfixation, 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
    Forceps, general & plastic surgery - Product Code GEN
  • Causa
    The forceps insulation may have cracks or breaks in the insulation that may cause burns to patients when used.
  • Acción
    Biomet Microfixation issued a letter dated July 2010 to their consignees. Each consignee was ask to discontinue use of the affected product and return the product back to the company for credit. Biomet asked their customers to complete a "Inventory Reconciliation" form and fax the completed form to Biomet Microfixation. If the consignee has further distributed the product, the consignee is asked to contact their customers. Biomet Microfixation can be contacted at 904 741-4400, ext 468.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Lot Number: 042308D08, 112108K08, 031309C09, 041009D09, 042310B10, 021910B10, 092707I07, 102607J07, 032607C07, and 041607D07.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution: USA including states of CA, FL, GA, ID, IL, IN, MA, MD, MS, NC, NH, NJ, NV, NY, OH, PA, TX, VA, WA, and WI, and countries of Norway, Canada, and Mexico.
  • Descripción del producto
    BIOMET MICROFIXATION REF: 02-0461 REES INSULATED FORCEPS, 21CM, (8.25") (L), STAINLESS STEEL, NYLON, ***NON-STERILE PRODUCT***. The Rees Insulated Forceps are used during surgery to grasp, dissect and coagulate selected tissue. || Distributed by: || BIOMET MICROFIXATION, 1520 TRADEPORT DRIVE, JACKSONVILLE, FL 32218,
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Biomet Microfixation, Inc., 1520 Tradeport Dr, Jacksonville FL 32218-2480
  • 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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