Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Fredrick's Converse Retractor F/O

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 Microfixation, 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 3
  • 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
    Fiberoptic Retractor - Product Code FDG
  • Causa
    Fiber optic cable is missing from the frederick's converse retractor lot # 042408d08.
  • Acción
    Consignee was notified by certified mail via an Urgent Medical Device Recall Notice dated 10/24/08, with return receipt. The letter identifies the product and states the issue with the product. The letter required the customer to discontinue use of the item and return it to Biomet Microfixation so that they may rework the instrument. It also asked the customer to notify any hospital personnel responsible for receiving recall notices of this action if the product had been further distributed. The RGA number should be utilized to return the products. The Inventory Reconciliation sheet should be filled out and faxed to 904-741-9425.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Lot # 042408D08
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Nationwide Distribution --- including states of Chicago, IL and La Crosse, WI.
  • Descripción del producto
    Fredrick's Converse Retractor #5 F/O, Model Number: 01-0485. || A fiber optic retractor used in plastic surgery procedures to retract tissue.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Biomet Microfixation, Inc., 1520 Tradeport Dr, Jacksonville FL 32218-2480
  • 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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