Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall VerSys Hip System, Beaded Fullcoat Stems

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
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  • Estado del evento
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  • Fecha de finalización del evento
  • Fuente del evento
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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
    Prosthesis, hip, semi-constrained, metal/polymer, porous uncemented - Product Code LPH
  • Causa
    During routine inspection, beaded hip stem forgings received from supplier failed to meet zes 2a-102. processing of beaded cocrmo alloy hip stem, material requirements per ats #14-04818 and ats #14-05549, respectively.
  • Acción
    On 6/2/2014 the firm sent "Urgent Medical Device Recall" letters to their customers. On 8/13/14, Zimmer contacted a distributor via phone pertaining to one additional lot (00-7843-011-06; lot 62547211) which had been included in the recall. Formal recall notices were issued to the distributor via email on 8/15/14.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Item # 784301108, Lot #'s: 62478967, 62479742, 62503408, 62528282, 62530786, 62544915, 62554360; Item # 784301126, Lot #: 62544885, 62547211, Item # 784301156, Lot #, 62587079; Item # 784301208, Lot #'s: 62503411, 62509385, 62530790, 62547217, 62554362; Item # 784301226, Lot #'s: 62515502, 62547216; Item # 784301256, Lot #'s: 62489572, 62522386; Item # 784301326, Lot #, 62496464, 62594428, 62622893; Item # 784301356, Lot #: 62622894; Item # 784301382, Lot #: 62544907; Item # 784301511, Lot #: 62472423 & Item # 784301581, Lot #: 62496469.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution-USA (nationwide) including the states of AL, AZ, CA, CO, CT, FL, GA, IL, IN, MA, MI, MN, NC, ND, NJ, NY, OH, OK, PA, TN, TX, VA & WI, and the countries of Canada, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Japan, Korea (S. Korea), Peru, Taiwan & Thailand.
  • Descripción del producto
    VerSys¿ Hip System, Beaded Fullcoat Stems, Zimmer, Inc., Warsaw, IN 46581
  • 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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