Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Zimmer Natural Nail System, Antegrade Femoral Recon Module

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.

Más información acerca de la data acá
  • 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
    Rod, fixation, intramedullary and accessories - Product Code HSB
  • Causa
    The guides may come apart during use, some guides may experience surface cracking, guide handles and modules may not target the femoral nail holes accurately and the instruments may not be able to be assemble together due to a change in the threading method used.
  • Acción
    On July 1, 2009, U.S. distributors were notified by e-mail to return two instruments. The recall was expanded with international accounts notified by e-mail on August 5, 2009, and U.S. accounts being notified by e-mail on August 6, 2009, to return 7 instruments. The scope of the recall was then expanded again to include 14 instruments and another letter dated September 14, 2009 to distributors and user accounts. The notifications described the affected products, problem, health risks and actions for consignees. Direct questions about the recall to Zimmer, Inc. by calling 1-800-613-6131.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Lot 61227880.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution -- United States, France, Germany, Italy, Switzerland and United Kingdom.
  • Descripción del producto
    Zimmer Natural Nail System, Antegrade Femoral Recon Module, small, nonsterile, Zimmer, Warsaw, IN; REF 00-2490-008-08. || The device is used to drill into the proximal tibia or distal femur for placement of screws that stabilize the position of an intramedullary nail implant. The targeting guide instrumentation serves to assist the surgeon in precisely drilling into the bone and through holes that are located in the proximal and distal portion of the nail implant. After these holes are drilled, screws are placed into the holes to hold the implant in place in the bone.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Zimmer Inc., 345 E Main St, Warsaw IN 46580-2746
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