Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Set Screw

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 Spine, LLC.

¿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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  • 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
    Orthosis, spinal pedicle fixation, for degenerative disc disease - Product Code NKB
  • Causa
    Biomet spine llc is recalling the set screw 5.5 mm rod due to the set screw being out of specification.
  • Acción
    Biomet Spine LLC (formerly Lanx) sent an Urgent Recall Notification letter to affected customers. The letter identified the affected product, problem, and actions to be taken. For questions contact Lanx Customer Service.


  • Modelo / Serial
    LOT Numbers: L561968 and L570545 Product Code: 77031600
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution - US Nationwide in the states of: AZ, CA, CO, CT, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IN, KY, LA, MA, MD, MI, MO, NC, NE, NY, OH, OR, PA, TN, TX, VA, WI. and the countries of: Italy, and Mexico.
  • Descripción del producto
    Set Screw 5.5 mm Rod - Model #7703-1600. || Product Usage: The titanium alloy set screw is used to seat a 5.5 mm titanium alloy, commercially pure titanium or cobalt chrome rod into a pedicle screw tulip in order to create a spinal fixation construct. The Set Screw is provided to the user non-sterile and is used across three Biomet Spine product lines; Silverton Spinal Fixation System (Silverton), Silverton-D Spinal Fixation System (Silverton-D) and Telluride Minimally Invasive Spinal Fixation System (Telluride). || The primary packaging for the Set Screws is an aluminum sterilization case that holds both implants and instruments used collectively as part of a system. Additionally, Set Screws can be packaged in a heat sealed polypropylene bag for single device distribution.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Biomet Spine, LLC, 310 Interlocken Pkwy Ste 120, Broomfield CO 80021-3464
  • 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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