Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de EZPass Passer

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 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.

Más información acerca de la data acá
  • 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
    Passer - Product Code HWQ
  • Causa
    The nitinol wire or monofilament may buckle within the ezpass suture passer and become kinked making the wire/monofilament difficult to use.
  • Acción
    On 2/28/14, customers received a letter stating these devices have been recalled following an investigation which identified that the nitinol wire or monofilament may buckle within the EzPass Suture Passer and become kinked making the wire/monofilament difficult to use. The letter also stated, there is no adverse health outcome expected for the patient and this action requires the immediate location and discontinued use of the product and its return to Biomet.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Part # 904050 Lots M224900, M175380, M060840,Part ##904051 Lots M224930, M224970, M175390 and M060850,Part # 904052 Lots M298610, M225000, M225010, and M060860; Part #904053 Lots M225030, M225020 and M048380; Part # 904054 Lots M225040, M225050, M175420, M060870; Part # 904055 Lot M060880; and Part # 904056 Lots M225100, M175440, and M060890.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Nationwide Distribution.
  • Descripción del producto
    EZPass Passer, Sterile single use arthroscopic instrument utilized in conjunction with a nitinol wire to aid in passing suture through soft tissue. Part numbers 904050, 904051, 904052, 904053, 904054, 904055, and 904056.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Biomet, Inc., 56 E Bell Dr, Warsaw IN 46582-6989
  • 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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