Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Zimmer 4.1 Trabecular Metal" Dental Implant

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
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  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class 2
  • Número del evento
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  • Estado del evento
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  • 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
    Implant, endosseous, root-form - Product Code DZE
  • Causa
    This zimmer dental voluntary device recall resulted from an investigation into the february 2012 complaint involving an apical tip of a 4.1mm d trabecular metal implant which separated from the implant assembly during surgery on a patient with a dense (type d1), thick, inferior border. the recall correction includes adding precautions to the instructions for use regarding the placement of a 4.1mm.
  • Acción
    Zimmer sent an Urgent Medical Device Correction notification letter dated April 24, 2012, with an attached Technical Bulletin listing precautions present in the new Informaiton for Use sent to distributors and customers via E-mail and FED EX. Notifications identified the issue and risks found with the device listing responsibilties, precautions, and procedural precautions. Notifications contained directions to forward information to any sub accounts and clinicians. Zimmer had telephone follow-up with each distributor and customer to assure information was received and is understood. Questions should be directed to Technical Service (800)8511-7019 orCustomer Service(760) 929-1300 or Regulatory Affairs at 1-800-854-7019 . For questions regarding this recall call 574-372-4807.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Catalog TMT4B13, lot 61926106, 61960169, 61967140, 61973165, 61985653
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution - USA (nationwide) and the countries of Germany, Italy, France Egypt, Spain, Russia, Bulgaria, Turkey, Israel, UAE and CANADA
  • Descripción del producto
    Zimmer Dental Trabecular Metal, TMT4B13 TM 4.1MM MTX FULL,13 MM; Rx, Sterile R,, Zimmer Dental, Carlsbad, CA 92008, USA || The Trabecular Metal Dental Implants are designed to replace one or more missing teeth in the maxilla or mandible and is used during immediate loading or for loading after a conventional healing period. Immediate loading is indicated when there is good primary stability and an appropriate occlusal load (i.e. the contacting surfaces of opposing teeth, especially the biting or chewing surfaces). The 4.1mmD Trabecular Metal Implants are intended to be splinted to additional implants when used in the posterior region. TMT catalog # indicates textured collar.
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  • Dirección del fabricante
    Zimmer Inc., 345 E Main St, Warsaw IN 46580-2746
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