Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Zimmer Trabecular Metal" Femoral Cone Augment

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
    Knee Patellofemorotibial Polymer/Metal/Polymer Semi-Constrained Cemented Prosthesis - Product Code JWH
  • Causa
    Zimmer, inc. has determined that there is a potential for the packages to be mislabeled. specifically, the left femoral cone augment component may be labeled as a right and the right femoral cone augment component may be labeled as a left.
  • Acción
    Zimmer, Inc. sent Urgent: Device Removal letters, dated July 9, 2010, identifying the affected product and stating the issue. Specifically, the left femoral cone augment component may be labeled as a right and the right femoral cone augment component may be labeled as a left. The letter also discussed the clinical implications along with required actions. Customers are to perform a physical count of all affected product and record the data on the Inventory Return Certification Form included with the letter. In addition, customers should complete and return the Inventory Certification and User Facility/HCP Documentation Forms. Affected product along with the Inventory Return Certification Form should be returned. Zimmer, Inc. should be contacted at 1-800-613-6131 if there are any questions or need for additional information.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Lot: 60683036, Manufactured: 6/07/2007
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution -- USA, Canada, Singapore, Australia, and Switzerland, Spain, UK, Sweden, and Israel.
  • Descripción del producto
    TRABECULAR METAL ¿ FEMORAL CONE AUGMENT - RIGHT, Part Number: 00-5450-012-32. || The objective of the Trabecular Metal Femoral Cone Augment is to fill and reconstruct large bone deficiencies and cavitary defects in the distal femur and to provide for a stable platform for an LCCK or Rotating Hinge Knee femoral component.
  • 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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