Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Twist Drill with J Notch

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 Microfixation, 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
    Drills, burrs, trephines & accessories (simple, powered) - Product Code HBE
  • Causa
    The twist drill 1.1x50mm, 3.5mm stop, with j notch lots #'s 537407, 536306, and 535933 which were packaged and shipped without the instructions for use (ifu).
  • Acción
    Consignees were notified of the recall by a combination of telephone calls, letters, and emails during the week of November 16, 2009. Customers were instructed to complete the Inventory Reconciliation Sheet and fax (1-904-741-9425) to the firm. Customers who further distributed the affected product was instructed to notify recipients of the recall. Direct questions about the recall to Biomet Microfixation, Inc. by calling 1-800-874-7711 or 1-904-741-4400, extension 468, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Lots: 535933, 536306 and 537407.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution -- United States (including Puerto Rico), Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Europe, France, Germany, Greece, Japan, Lebanon, Spain, and the United Arab Emirates.
  • Descripción del producto
    Biomet 1.1 X 50MM, 3.5MM STOP STAINLESS STEEL, 1.5MM SYSTEM TWIST DRILL WITH J NOTCH, REF 01-7141. || DISTRIBUTED BY: BIOMET MICROFIXATION 1520 TRADEPORT DRIVE JACKSONVILLE, FL 32218 USA. || A single use twist drill intended for drilling holes in large and small bone during orthopedic, spinal, neurosurgical, medial sternotomy, and oral and maxillofacial procedures.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Biomet Microfixation, Inc., 1520 Tradeport Dr, Jacksonville FL 32218-2480
  • 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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