Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de MaxAn 4.0mm and 4.5mm fixed 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 Spine, 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.

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  • Tipo de evento
  • ID del evento
  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class 2
  • Número 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
    appliance, fixation, spinal intervertebral body - Product Code KWQ
  • Causa
    The packaging of 4.5 mm diameter maxan screws identifies/labels the screws as 4.0 mm diameter screws.
  • Acción
    Zimmer Biomet Spine sent an Urgent Medical Device Recall Notice dated September 29, 2015, to all affected customers. The letter identified the product the problem and the action needed to be taken by the customer. If the device has already been implanted, written confirmation of this will be required and the necessary parties will be contacted. They will store returned product in quarantine in an isolated location until they can undergo inspection to verify if they are conforming or not and then will be destroyed or retained. Necessary parts will be destroyed so that it is visually obvious they are no longer functional. For further questions call (303) 443-7500 ext.244.


  • Modelo / Serial
    P/N: 14-521550; Lot Numbers: 463870;  P/N: 14-521548; Lot Numbers: J86056;  P/N: 14-521518; Lot Numbers: J26394; Model Numbers: 14-521518 14-521520 14-521548 14-521550
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    US Distribution to the states of : NY, MO, and FL
  • Descripción del producto
    MaxAn 4.0mm and 4.5mm fixed screws, used in the MaxAn Anterior Cervical Plate System. The MaxAn Anterior Cervical Plate System is a decompression-based technique for cervical spine stabilization.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Biomet Spine, LLC, 310 Interlocken Pkwy Ste 120, Broomfield CO 80021-3464
  • 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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