Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Synthes Dens Instrument Set (Dens Graphic Case), Part Number 687.030 (also known as the Anterior Col

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 USA HQ, 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
    Screw, fixation, bone - Product Code HWC
  • Causa
    The dens instrument set has been designed to facilitate the anterior internal fixation of the dens (odontoid process). there are currently no screws specifically indicated to treat dens fractures via anterior screw fixation therefore the affected product will be removed.
  • Acción
    Synthes sent an Urgent Notice Medical Device Recall letter dated January 11, 2013, to all affected consignees. The letter identified the product, the problem, and the action to be taken by the consignee. Consignees were instructed to examine their inventory, remove the recalled product from use and return it to Synthes. Customers were asked to completed the attached verification Section at the end of the letter by checking the appropriate box indicating that no affected product had been located and fax to 610-251-9005. For questions customers were instructed to call 610-719-5450 or email at For questions regarding this recall call 610-719-5000.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Part number 687.030, All Lots
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Nationwide Distribution including AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, IL, KS, KY, LA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, NC, NE, NH, NJ, NV, NY, OH, OR, PA, RI, TN, TX, VA, VT, WI, WV, and WY.
  • Descripción del producto
    Synthes Dens Instrument Set (Dens Graphic Case), Part Number 687.030 (also known as the Anterior Column Retractor Set) || The Synthes Dens instrument Set has been designed to facilitate internal fixation of the odontoid process for the reduction of Type II and shallow Type III fractures, as proposed by Anderson and d'Alonzo.
  • Manufacturer


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