Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall VANGUARD MP SLIDEX AP SIZER

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
    Guide, surgical, instrument - Product Code FZX
  • Causa
    Biomet has initiated this action due to the scale on the stylus of the vanguard mp slldex ap sizer being incorrect for this assembly resulting in the scale being out of position.
  • Acción
    The firm, Biomet, sent a "FIELD SAFETY NOTICE" dated February 11, 2011 to all customers (heads of Orthopaedic Departments/Operating Departments /Sterile Services Departments/Procurement /Supplies/ Risk Management). The notice described the product, problem and actions to be taken. The customers were instructed to immediately locate and discontinue use of the product; return to Biomet or their local Biomet distributor; ensure that the operating staff are made aware of this issue, and complete and return the FAX BACK RESPONSE FORM to Biomet UK Ltd or their local Biomet distributor via fax at +44 (0) 1656 645454. If you have any questions regarding this communication, please contact the Regulatory & Compliance Manager at +44 (0) 1793 645317 or email:


  • Modelo / Serial
    LOT 32-485050 LOT NO. SA10 81254
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Foreign only; UK, Malta, The Netherlands, Italy, Turkey, Switzerland.
  • Descripción del producto
    REF 32-485050 VANGUARD KNEE INSTRUMENTATION MICROPLASTY SLIDEX ANTERIOR/POSTERIOR, QTY: 1 || The guide is used for femoral sizing - Neutral or 3 degree femoral rotation feet are attached to the slidex AP sizing guide.
  • Manufacturer


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