Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Zimmer Trabecular Metal

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, shoulder, non-constrained, metal/polymer cemented - Product Code KWT
  • Causa
    This single manufacturing lot has the potential for the bond strength between the trabecular metal material and substrate to be below the minimum required specification. testing found bond strength approximately 80% of the minimum required by specification in one of the three zones of the trabecular metal. the other two zones exceeded the minimum specification.
  • Acción
    Zimmer sent an Urgent Medical Device Recall dated January 10, 2014 to distributors via electronic mail. The hospital/surgeon that has implanted this manufacturing lot will be identified and notified by the distributor. The letter identified the affected product, problem and actions to be taken. Distributors were instructed to locate and remove the affected product in their territory, as well as identifying and notifying the hospital/surgeon that has implanted this manufacturing lot as applicable. The distributor will return on-hand affected products to Zimmer and ensure all of their products are accounted for using the return form provided in the letter. Distributors and hospital consignees are to complete and return the inventory return form and acknowledgement form indicating which hospital/surgeon has implanted the product and to which they have provided notice to. Email a copy of the completed return form to CorporateQuality.PostMarket@Zimmer.comCommunications outside of the United States will occur approximately two weeks after the United States communications. For questions call 1-877-946-2761


  • Modelo / Serial
    lot 62267250
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Distribution USA in the state of Illinois.
  • Descripción del producto
    00434811113, REF I4348-111-13 || Zimmer Trabecular Metal Shoulder || Humeral Stem 48 Degrees || 11 mm Stem Diameter 130 mm Stem Length Trabecular Metal Humeral Stem 48 Degree 11mm x 130mm, Sterile, QTY 1, Rx || Product Usage: Zimmer Trabecular Metal TM Humeral Stem is a shoulder prosthetic replacement device that is indicated for the treatment of severe pain or significant disability in degenerative, rheumatoid, or traumatic disease of the glenohumeral joint as well as humeral fractures. The humeral stem uses. Trabecular Metal around the proximal part of the stem for biological ingrowth.
  • 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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