Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall RingLoc Acetabular Shells

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 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
  • 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, hip, semi-constrained, metal/polymer, porous uncemented - Product Code LPH
  • Causa
    Device was distributed with the etching missing from the product.
  • Acción
    The firm, Zimmer Biomet, sent an, "URGENT MEDICAL DEVICE RECALL REMOVAL" letter dated 6/28/2017 via email and FedEx on approximately 06/29/2017 to its consignees. The letter described the product, problem and actions to be taken. The consignees were Instructed to ensure appropriate personnel are notified, immediately locate and quarantine affected product in inventory, complete and return the Certification of Acknowledgement form by email or fax to: 574-372-4265, return all affected products, and provide the names of any locations where product was further distributed to. If after reviewing this notice you have further questions or concerns please call the customer call center at 1-574-371-3071 between 8:00 am and 5:00pm EST, Monday through Friday. Calls received outside of the call center operating hours will receive a prompt to record a voicemail or be transferred to an on-call representative in the case of an emergency. Alternatively, your questions may be sent by email to


  • Modelo / Serial
    Model No. 11-116062, Lot No. 374670, UDI No. (01) 0 0880304 59316 9 (17) 270513 (10) 374670
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Distributed domestically to MI, MN, ND.
  • Descripción del producto
    PPS RingLoc+ Acetabular Shell, RNGLC+ LTD HOLE SHELL SZ62 || The Porous Plasma Spray (PPS) Ringloc¿+ Acetabular System is intended to replace the natural acetabulurn damaged by disease, trauma or revision of previous arthroplasty. The Porous Plasma Spray (PPS) Ringloc¿+ Acetabular System is intended for uncemented use only.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Zimmer 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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