Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Zimmer Universal Locking System

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 Biomet, 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
  • 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
    The product on the package label did not match what was inside the package. the label was for part number 00-4936-011-13 lot number 62968956 while the product inside the package was part number 00-4936-008-07 lot number 62968974.
  • Acción
    On 12/9/2015, URGENT MEDICAL DEVICE RECALL notifications were sent to the affected distributors and hospital risk managers via courier with instructions for identifying and returning the affected product. 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. Specifically, customers were asked to review the notification and ensure all affected personnel are aware of the information; assist the Zimmer Biomet sales representative with the quarantine and removal of any of the identified affected product; and complete and return the Certificate of Acknowledgement form. If after reviewing this notification customers have further questions or concerns please call the customer call center at 1-877-946-2761. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. through 5 p.m. EST.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Part 00-4936-011-13, Lot 62968956 3.5MM ULS RECON PLATE 11H Part 00-4936-008-07, Lot 62968974 3.5MM ULS DUAL COMP PLT 8
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution -- USA, including the states of MN, NY, MS, AL, OH, KY, ME, and NM; and, the countries of Taiwan, Korea, Singapore, El Salvador, Uruguay, Czech Republic, France, Italy, Poland, United Kingdom, South Africa, and Slovakia.
  • Descripción del producto
    Zimmer Universal Locking System 3.5mm Locking Reconstruction Plate || Straight 11 Holes 144mm Length || Zimmer Universal Locking System 3.5mm Locking Dual Compression Plate || 8 Holes 105mm Length. || Indicated for temporary internal fixation and stabilization of osteotomies and fractures.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Zimmer Biomet, 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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