Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall REFlex VSP Prosthetic foot

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 Ossur.

¿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
  • 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
    Prosthetic foot - Product Code ISH
  • Causa
    Inner tube breakage: distributed low quality units can lead to breakage of the inner tube, resulting in an abrupt rotation of the shock module, compromising function and stability of the prosthetic foot.
  • Acción
    By letter on Nov 9, 2006. An initial letter was sent to all involved customers stating the invoice number, the purchase order number and the original shipping date. The problem is explained and the detailed exchange process is outlined. Contact information is included (ref. enclosure 2.1). At the same time as the mailing, all customers are being contacted proactively by a customer service representative.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Model numbers RFXS0002, RFXS0003, RFLS0006 and RFL50007. Inner tube serial numbers beginning with 1472 through 1677 are suspect. This number is not traceable to the customer. The recall will be based on shipments made during the period that these numbers were in use. (sold between 25th of August and October 2006)
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Nationwide in US plus Worldwide distribution in Canada, Austria, Switzerland, Czech Republic, Germany, Spain, France, United Kingdom, Greece, Israel, Italy, Netherlands and Norway.
  • Descripción del producto
    Re-Flex VSP and Low Profile Re-Flex VSP external prosthetic foot modules with integrated shock absorber, Model numbers RFXS0002, RFXS0003, RFLS0006 and RFL50007
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Ossur, Grjothals 5, Reykjavik Ireland
  • Source