Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Oxford Femoral Knee System

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 U.K., Ltd..

¿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
    Prosthesis, knee, femorotibial, semi-constrained, cemented, metal/polymer - Product Code HRY
  • Causa
    This recall was initiated due to a customer complaint which reported that while peeling off the tyvek lid on the blister pack, very little effort was required to remove it and this could lead to contamination of the device.
  • Acción
    Biomet sent a "FIELD SAFETY NOTICE" dated April 21, 2011, to all affected accounts. The notice identified the product, the problem, and the action to be taken by the customer. Customers were instructed to discontinue use of the affected product, locate and remove from inventory and quarantine pending return to their Bioment distributor. Customers were also instructed to complete and return the attached "Fax Back Response Form" to their local Biomet distributor. For questions customers should contact their local Biomet Contact.


  • Modelo / Serial
    REF 154600, LOT 2272736
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Outside the US to Austria, Belgium, and Germany
  • Descripción del producto
    Oxford Femoral Knee System REF 154600, LOT 2272736, WARNING DO NOT RESTERILIZE, STERILE UNLESS PACK DAMAGED, BIOMET UK Ltd, (510K# K011138) || This device is used in partial knee replacement surgery as a result of patients who are experiencing degenerative arthritis.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Biomet U.K., Ltd., Waterton Industrial Estate, Bridgend, South Wales United Kingdom
  • 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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