Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Vanguard 360 Revision Knee System

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, 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
    Prosthesis, knee, patellofemorotibial, semi-constrained, cemented, polymer/metal/polymer - Product Code JWH
  • Causa
    The vanguard 360 femoral boss reamers were manufactured oversized to the print. the instrument may not fit into the mating component.
  • Acción
    Urgent Medical Device Recall Notices dated July 15, 2014 were mailed with verification of delivery via FedEx. Response forms were provided to all consignees in order for Biomet to track returns. The letters informed the consignees to return the devices to Biomet and conduct a sub-recall sending the recall letter to all customers.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Catalog Number: 32-48847 4 Lot Numbers: 022120, 022180, 162530, 232460, 475500 and 475510. 699240, 793350, 793570 Additional Scope: 065030, 095780, 164290, 235870, 253670, 273630, 308620, 418970, 420030, 421210, 570460, 585260, 619690, 708240, 711430, 726490, 816160, 896810, 929690, 953540, 968950
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    California, IA, FL, MD, UT, SC, AL, IL, CO, MA, KS, GA, WA, NV, AR, NH, OK,Pennsylvania, New York, Texas, Virginia, New Jersey, North Carolina, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin, Louisiana, Arizona, Indiana, South Dakota, Missouri & Montana. In addition to Korea, B.V., Japan, Puerto Rico, UK, Chile, New Zealand, Australia, & Canada
  • Descripción del producto
    Vanguard 360 Femoral Boss Reamer, || Label: REF 32-488474 || VANGUARD 360 1NSTRUMENT || FEMORAL BOSS REAMER || NON-STERILE, || BIOMET ORTHOPEDICS || 56 EAST BELL DRIVE || P.O. BOX 587 WARSAW, IN 46581 USA
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Biomet, Inc., 56 E Bell Dr, Warsaw IN 46582-6989
  • 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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