Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Zimmer PERSONA

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
    Prosthesis, knee, patellofemorotibial, semi-constrained, cemented, polymer/metal/polymer - Product Code JWH
  • Causa
    Potential for fracture of the tip of the product. the fractured tip is approximately 4mm x 7mm x 3.5mm in size. retained tip may result in: pain, soft tissue irritation, soft tissue damage, or increased wear due to contact with the fractured tip; revision surgery to remove the fractured tip.
  • Acción
    On 11/25/2014, URGENT MEDICAL DEVICE RECALL LOT SPECIFIC notifications were sent to the affected distributors, hospital Risk Managers and Surgeons with instructions for returning the affected product. All distributors were notified via electronic mail, and all hospital Risk Managers, Surgeons, and distributors with affected inventory were also notified via courier. The recall notification included a description of the reason for the recall, affected product, consignee responsibilities, and instructions for responding to the formal recall notification. For questions, call the customer call center at 1-800-348-2759.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Item No. 42-5299-001-00 Affected Lots: 56572679; 56573170; 56574318; 56575056; 56572918; 56573378; 56574538; 56575057; 56572975; 56573379; 56574540; 56575058; 56572978; 56574123; 56574618; 56575059; 56572981; 56574124; 56574619; 56575060; 56572982; 56574223; 56574620; 56575061; 56573071; 56574291; 56574629; 56575062; 56573115; 56574292; 56574630; 56575065; 56573116; 56574316; 56574631; 56575080; 56573154; 56574317; 56575018
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide distribution: US nationwide, including Puerto Rico, South Korea, Singapore, Dominican Republic, Canada, Japan, and Germany.
  • Descripción del producto
    Zimmer PERSONA Tibial Articular Surface Inserter; Item # 42-5299-001-00. Manual surgical instrument for knee arthroplasty (orthopedic).
  • 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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