Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Zimmer Periarticular Locking Plate System, Distal Medial Humeral Locking Plate, Short

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
  • 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
    Plate, fixation, bone - Product Code HRS
  • Causa
    Zimmer is initiating a lot specific voluntary recall of the distal medial humeral locking plate, short due to the incorrect information printed on the chinese label. the original label indicates that implants are right sided, but the chinese label indicates that the implants are left sided.
  • Acción
    Zimmer sent an Urgent Medical Device Recall Notification letter dated July 30, 2013 to Distributors and Hospitals in China. The letter described the affected product, problem, labeling issue, directions on how to respond if affected product is discovered, and potential health risks associated with the labeling error. An inventory return certification form is included with the recall notification. Questions or concerns are directed to Zimmer Shanhai at 021-2211 5196, Monday to Friday, between the hours of 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Item No. 47-2358-107-11; Lots 61803307, 61969598, and 62084127 Item No. 47-2358-107-15; Lot 61825319
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Internationally Distributed in China only.
  • Descripción del producto
    ZIMMER PERIARTICULAR LOCKING PLATE SYSTEM || DISTAL MEDIAL HUMERAL LOCKING PLATE, SHORT || RIGHT 11 HOLES 178 MM LENGTH || STERILE RX ONLY || Product Usage: Usage: || The Periarticular Locking Plate System is indicated for temporary internal fixation and stabilization of osteotomies and fractures, including: Comminuted fractures, supracondylar fractures, intra-articular and extra-articular condylar fractures, fractures in osteopenic bone, nonunions, and malunions.
  • Manufacturer


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