Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Zimmer UNIVERSAL Power System Loaner and Modular Electric/Battery

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
    Saw, powered, and accessories - Product Code HAB
  • Causa
    The firm identified a malfunction which made it possible for a handpiece to start by itself when the power source is connected.
  • Acción
    Zimmer sent an Urgent Medical Device Correction letter dated November 9, 2015, to all affected customers. The letter identified the product the problem and the action needed to be taken by the customer. 1. Review this notification. 2. You will receive copies of notification sent directly to hospital risk managers and surgeons in your territory. As necessary, review and facilitate understanding of this notification by those entities. 3. Further identify hospital risk managers and/or surgeons in your territory who should also receive notification of this update, and supply the information to the entities you have identified. 4. If after reviewing this notification you have further questions or concerns, please call 330-364-0989 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. EST, Monday through Friday. Zimmer instructed their direct customers that they will upgrade the device with the new electronic during their annual preventative maintenance activities. Until the new upgrade is installed, the firm instructed their customers to follow the Instructions for Use.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Model # 01-8507-400-00 & Model # 89-8507-400-00
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    US Distribution to the states of : AR, CA, CO, CT, FL, GA, HI, IL, KS, KY, LA, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, NE, NJ, NV, NY, OH, PA, RI, SC, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI, WV and WY.
  • Descripción del producto
    Zimmer UNIVERSAL Power System Loaner and Modular Electric/Battery Double Trigger Handpiece. Rx only Made in Switzerland
  • 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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