Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Pediatric Femoral Nail

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 EBI, L.P..

¿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 3
  • 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
    Intramedullary fixation rod - Product Code HSB
  • Causa
    Some devices could have been made with raw material lots that may have inclusions, and could result in decreased strength of the device.
  • Acción
    The firm sent Urgent Recall Notices to all direct accounts, hospital Risk Management and Physicians by first class mail. Letters are dated March 29, 2009, April 2, 2009 and April 16, 2009 respectively. The letter describes the problem and that that there is a possible risk of a device failure. An additional e-mail was sent on May 22, 2009 to 5 customers due to an expansion of the recall to include 4 additional items. On June 19, 2009, the firm again expanded the recall to include 2 additional products and notified customers. Questions should be directed to William Hennig, at 1.973.299.9300. ext. 1557.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Item number 24130, Lot number 557430
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide - US -NY, NJ, MI, MD, FL, GA, PR, MN, SD, OK, TX,, LA, CA, PA, OH, NV, HI, ME, NC, KS, UT, CO, TN, WV, VA, and WA. Foreign: Brazil, Colombia, Denmark, Germany, Finland, Greece, Italy, Japan, The Netherlands, Switzerland, Sweden, Portugal, Spain, United Kingdom, Saudi Arabia, and Trinidad.
  • Descripción del producto
    Pediatric Femoral Nail 5.5MM (d) x 30 CM (L) || Rx only, Sterile; || Biomet, 100 Interpace Parkway, Parsippany, NJ 07054 || The screw devices are an internal fixation device intended to aid in the alignment and stabilization of fractures to the skeletal system until healing has occurred. Implants used in this application include non sterile and sterile bone screws.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    EBI, L.P., 100 Interpace Pkwy, Parsippany NJ 07054-1149
  • Source