Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de LACTOSORB SYSTEM 2.0MM

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 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
    Screw, fixation, bone - Product Code HWC
  • Causa
    Biomet microfixation is recalling lactosorb self drilling adjustable tap model numbers 915-2075 lot # 064350 and 915-2185 lot # 885580. the two lots identified have a new style stop and an old style tap; they are not compatible, as the depth etchings do not line up correctly. depending on the tap (1.5mm vs 2.0mm) you may drill too shallow or too deep.
  • Acción
    Biomet Microfixation notified consignees of the recalled product beginning September 2009 via telephone and e-mail correspondence. Users were asked to return the affected product to the firm. For further information, contact Biomet Microfixation at 1-904-741-9468.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Lot Number: 064350
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    USA - FL, MO, and KS; Foreign: Brazil and China.
  • Descripción del producto
    LACTOSORB SYSTEM 2.0MM ADJUSTABLE SELF-DRILLING TAP, REF: 915-2075, NON-STERILE PRODUCT, || BIOMET MICROFIXATION,K INC. 1520 TRA DEPORT DRIVE JACKSONVILLE, FL 32218 USA. || Lacto Sorb Self Drilling Taps are used to drill and tap holes. They are self drilling so they do not require a hole to be drilled prior to use. They are used along with the Lacto SorbBulbs Handles or Power Drivers to advance the Tap into the bone.
  • 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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