Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Orthopedic Manual surgical instrument

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.

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
    Reamer - Product Code HTO
  • Causa
    Investigation determined that units supplied were missing the 4x21 degree helix angle.
  • Acción
    On September 17, 2014, "URGENT MEDICAL DEVICE RECALL NOTICE" was sent to the consignee Biomet Global Supply Chain Center (GSCC) by email and FedEx. GSCC notified all of the customers within Europe, the Middle East, and Asia that received the affected product. The recall notification included a description of the reason for recall, affected product, consignee responsibilities, and instructions for responding to the formal recall notification. For questions, call (574) 372-1570.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Catalog numbers: 32-481000  Lot Numbers: 615860, 765230  Catalog Number: 32-481001 Lot Number Identification: 121450, 392410, 765250, 974290
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    International Distribution in the countries of Netherlands, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia.
  • Descripción del producto
    Compress Face Reamer || Product Usage: || Correction of revision of unsuccessful osteotomy, arthrodesis, or previous joint replacement, tumor resections, revision of previously failed total joint arthroplasty, and trauma.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Biomet, Inc., 56 E Bell Dr, Warsaw IN 46581
  • 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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