Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Title 2 Bone Screw Remover Instrument

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 Zimmer, 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
  • Fecha de inicio del evento
  • Fecha de publicación del evento
  • Estado del evento
  • País del evento
  • 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
    spinal implant instrument - Product Code KWP
  • Causa
    Possibility of the weld to the quick-connect breaking when force is applied to the handle for pedicle screw removal. a broken weld could lead to the use of an alternate method of screw removal, which could delay surgery up to 30 minutes.
  • Acción
    Consignees were sent via e-mail a Zimmer Spine "Medical Device Recall" letter dated August 26, 2013.The letter described the problem and the product affected by the recall. The letter described the "Required Action" to be taken by the consignees. Requested consignees to complete the Verification Section (Appendix A). For questions they can contact Zimmer Spine Customer Service at 1 (866) 774-6368 or


  • Modelo / Serial
    Lot: L75066
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    US nationwide distribution.
  • Descripción del producto
    Zimmer Title 2 Bone Screw Remover Instrument, Part Number ET1093-01 Rx Only, Non-Sterile. || The Screw Remover is a component of the Endius TITLE 2 Polyaxial Spinal System, used for posterior lumbar fusion procedures.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Zimmer, Inc., 1800 W Center St, Warsaw IN 46580-2304
  • 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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