Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Gold Slotted Screw

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 3i, LLC.

¿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
    implant, endosseous, root-form - Product Code DZL
  • Causa
    Biomet 3i, palm beach gardens, fl is recalling their gold slotted retaining screw 3mm, model number gs300. product is out of specification - product was manufactured with a material not specified for use in this product.
  • Acción
    Each US customer was contacted by telephone using a prepared phone script. Following telephone contact, Biomet 3i performed a follow-up of each call with a faxed letter. International customers were first notified by e-mail then by fax letter. Each customer was instructed to check their respective inventory for the affected product and corresponding lot number. They were then requested to fax back a response form to Biomet 3i Regulatory Services to provide feedback concerning their inventory. They were also instructed to return the affected product to Biomet 3i. Questions or concerns are directed to Kelly Taylor at the firm at 561-776-6700.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Lots 868517, 865348, and 868515.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Product was distributed to 3 distributors, 14 direct consumer/users. Product was distributed in Japan, Spain, Switzerland, Uruguay, Paraguay, Mexico, France, Netherlands, Australia, and in the US in KY, DC, IL, RI, MA, NJ and TX.
  • Descripción del producto
    BIOMET 3i GS300 GOLD SLOTTED SCREW-3mm, STERILE, Rx Only. Made in USA. Lots 868517, 865348, and 868515. || BIOMET 3i, 4555 Riverside Dr., Palm Beach Gardens, FL.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Biomet 3i, LLC, 4555 Riverside Dr, Palm Beach Gardens FL 33410-4200
  • 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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