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
  • Estado del evento
    Open, Classified
  • País 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
    Abutment, implant, dental, endosseous - Product Code NHA
  • Causa
    A limited number of product pouches may not have been sealed during packaging.
  • Acción
    BIOMET 3i will conduct this recall with Dentists and Health Care Professionals. Notices will be sent via a carrier with a traceable method of delivery by BIOMET 3i team members. " All dentists and health care professionals will be notified via courier: - Dentists and health care professionals will be sent a letter identifying the issue and their responsibilities. These responsibilities include locating and removing the product in their control. - Dentists and health care professionals will return on-hand product to BIOMET 3i via a courier agency and ensure all of their products are accounted for using the form provided in the letter. - Dentists and health care professionals will complete and return the Inventory Return Certification Form to the fax number or email address provided. International distributors will be notified via email. Further distribution of the international customer notices will be sent through the local and regional distributors following local language translation. Communications will occur as translations are completed and are anticipated to occur during the week of September 12, 2016.1233. Customers with questions were instructed to call the customer call center at +44 (0) 800 652-1233.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Part # LPAC4417 Lot #'s 2015110513, 2016010805 and 2016050344
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution to Austria, Belgium, Switzerland, Germany, Spain, France, Great Britain, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Portugal and Sweden
  • Descripción del producto
    BIOMET 3i LOW PROFILE 17¿ ABUTMENT 4.1MM(D) X 4MM(H) || An endosseous dental implant abutment is a premanufactured prosthetic component directly connected to the endosseous dental implant and is intended for use as an aid in prosthetic rehabilitation
  • 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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