Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Timberline Retractor Blade

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
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  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class 2
  • Número del evento
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  • 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
    Intervertebral fusion device with bone graft, lumbar - Product Code MAX
  • Causa
    Biomet spine, llc is recalling the timberline cranial caudal and posterior blades, 40-180mm due to oversize of the set screw hex feature.
  • Acción
    Biomet initiated the recall on February 22, 2012, No letters were or will be sent to customers. 100% retrieval was achieved by working directly with the customers. For questions regarding this recall call 303-501-8548.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Model #8734-2XXX, 8734-5XXX. Lot #L556219. Product Code: 8734-2060, CC Blade, 60mm 8734-2070, CC Blade, 70mm 8734-2080, CC Blade, 80mm 8734-2090, CC Blade, 90mm 8734-2100, CC Blade, 100mm 8734-2110, CC Blade, 110mm 8734-2120, CC Blade, 120mm 8734-2130, CC Blade, 130mm 8734-2140, CC Blade, 140mm 8734-2150, CC Blade, 150mm 8734-2160, CC Blade, 160mm 8734-2170, CC Blade, 170mm 8734-2180, CC Blade, 180mm 8734-5050, Posterior Blade, 50mm 8734-5060, Posterior Blade, 60mm 8734-5070, Posterior Blade, 70mm 8734-5080, Posterior Blade, 80mm 8734-5090, Posterior Blade, 90mm 8734-5100, Posterior Blade, 100mm 8734-5110, Posterior Blade, 110mm 8734-5120, Posterior Blade, 120mm 8734-5130, Posterior Blade, 130mm 8734-5140, Posterior Blade, 140mm 8734-5150, Posterior Blade, 150mm 8734-5160, Posterior Blade, 160mm 8734-5170, Posterior Blade, 170mm 8734-5180, Posterior Blade, 180mm
  • Clasificación del producto
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  • Distribución
    Distributed to TX, IN, MO, and NY. No foreign/govt/military/VA.
  • Descripción del producto
    Timberline Cranial Caudal and Posterior Blades, 40 - 180mm Model # 8734-2XXX, 8734-5XXX is a reusable device provided within an aluminum sterilization tray along with other instruments for use in a Timberline procedure || Timberline Anchored Lateral Retractable Drills are used with the Timberline Lateral System to establish access into the vertebrae for the screws utilized to anchor the plate to the vertebrae.
  • 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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