Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Synthes

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 Synthes, 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
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  • Fecha de publicación del evento
  • Estado del evento
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  • 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
    Screwdriver, skullplate - Product Code GXL
  • Causa
    The cmf battery powered driver graphic case contains outlines of the battery powered driver, taps, screwdriver blades, and a screw holding sleeve. however, the device is not intended to be used in conjunction with a tap for tapping holes in a patient's skull, upper and/or lower jaw. therefore some outlines in the graphic case suggest a potential use of this device that is considered off-label.
  • Acción
    Synthes sent an Urgent Notice: Field Safety Notification letter dated January 30, 2014, to all affected customers. The letter identified the product the problem and the action needed to be taken by the customer. Please take the following actions; Please see the Battery Powered Driver Users Manual for on-label procedures. You can access an electronic version of the Battery Powered Driver Users Manual by accessing the following : linlc Click on North America Tab at the top of the screen, and then type Battery Powered Driver Users Manual in the search bar to download the Users Manual Forward this Field Safety Notification to anyone in your facility that needs to be informed. If the graphic case has been forwarded to another facility, contact that facility. " Maintain a copy of this notice. If you have any questions, please call 610-719-5450 or contact your Synthes Sales Consultant. Thank you for your attention to this issue.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Part no. 305.840, with lot nos.: 5680577, 5701123, 5713215, 5763130, 5783316, 5787131, 5828296, 6124867, 6136125, 6150803, 6167974,  6167975, 6218358, 6222322, 6258395, 6365430, 6365431, 6390225,  6425013, 6456634, 6487035, 6556704, 6624880, 6650136, 6668870,  6743859, 6844968, 6926708, 6983799, 7008819, 7038706, 7221395,  7138319.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Nationwide Distribution
  • Descripción del producto
    Synthes CMF Battery Powered Driver, Part no. 305.840. Used to place screws in the cranialfacial bones, and to drill and/or tap holes to prepare cranialfacial bones for screw insertion.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Synthes, Inc., 1302 Wrights Ln E, West Chester PA 19380-3417
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Source