Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Titanium Single Vector Distractor Body and Proximal Foot Plate

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) Products 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
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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
    External mandibular fixator and/or distractor - Product Code MQN
  • Causa
    Depuy synthes is voluntarily initiating a recall due to a possibility the fastener on the titanium single vector distractor body may become prematurely separated from the proximal foot plate.
  • Acción
    The firm, DePuy Synthes, mailed out an "URGENT NOTICE: MEDICAL DEVICE RECALL" letter dated 5/23/2016 to its customers. The letter described the product, problem and actions to be taken. The customers were instructed to review your inventory and immediately take the following actions: If you DO have any of the identified devices call DePuy Synthes at 1-800-479-6329 to obtain a Return Authorization (RA) Number, complete the Verification Section (page 3 of the letter) indicating the number of devices that were found and return the Verification Section (page 3 of the letter) with the product to the following: Credit/Returns, DePuy Synthes, 1101 Synthes Avenue, Monument, CO 80132, by fax 844-449-8498 or scan/email:, and complete the Verification section even if you DO NOT have the identified product. Note: If the Verification Section is answered on behalf of more than one facility and/or individual clearly indicate the name and address of the facility and/or individual. If you have any questions, please call 610-719-5450 or contact your DePuy Synthes Sales Consultant.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Part #487.963, Lot # A4JX956; 4038561; 4091230; 4281408; 4294703; 4454536; 4475459; 5041111; 5041112; 5414450; 5414451; 5505099; 5505140; 5621104; 5621108; 5621109; 5621110; 6291848; 6879052; 7626782; 7865438; 9890200; mfg. 09JUN1999 -26APR2016, Exp. 22MAR2020-26APR2036
  • Clasificación del producto
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  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution-US (nationwide) distribution to states of: AZ, CA, CO, DC, FL, IL, MA, MI, NJ, NY, PA, TX, UT, WI, and WV; and countries of: Australia, Canada and Switzerland.
  • Descripción del producto
    TI Single Vector Distractor Body with Left Foot/20mm; Catalog ID 487.963 || The Titanium Single Vector Distractor and Proximal Foot Plates are intended for mandibular bone lengthening where gradual bone distraction is required, including conditions such as congenital mandibular deficiencies or post-traumatic defects.
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  • Dirección del fabricante
    Synthes (USA) Products LLC, 1301 Goshen Pkwy, West Chester PA 19380-5986
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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