Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Offset reamer brushing angled

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, 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
    Orthopedic manual surgical instrument - Product Code LXH
  • Causa
    The firm has initiated the action following a report that during surgery the offset reamer brushign would not mate with the prepartion mask. after a 5 minute delay in surgery the procedure was completed using another attachment that was on hand. there was no injury to the patient.
  • Acción
    The firm, BIOMET, sent a "FIELD SAFETY NOTICES" dated September 10, 2010, addressed to the head of orthopaedic departments, trauma departments, operating departments, sterile service departments, procurement, supplies and risk management. The notice described the product, problem and action to be taken by the customers. The letters instructed the customers to locate and immediately quarantine the recalled device; to complete and return the attached "FAX BACK RESPONSE FORM" via fax to +44 (0) 1656 645454, and the recalled device for credit via mail to Biomet UK Ltd, Waterton Industrial Estate, Bridgend, CF31 3XA. The customers were also instructed to inform all in their organization who are using or ordering the products and send a copy to the organization to which potentially affected products may have been transferred. If you have any questions regarding this communication, please contact the Quality Manager at +44 (0) 1656 655221 or email:


  • Modelo / Serial
    1723336, 1768306, 2049011, ZB090424.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    International distribution only: Netherlands, Germany, France, Spain, Italy and Denmark
  • Descripción del producto
    Vanguard Knee Instruments offset reamer bushing - angled, REF 32-488519, Biomet Bridgend, UK. || This instrument is used to prepare the tibial cancellous bone for the tibial offset tray.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Biomet, Inc., 56 E Bell Dr, Warsaw IN 46582
  • 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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