Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de PerFuse Decompression 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.

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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
    Syringe, piston - Product Code FMF
  • Causa
    The trocar and plunger assemblies are missing from the instrument, which could result in a delay in surgery greater than 30 minutes.
  • Acción
    Zimmer Biomet has initiated a voluntary recall of the PerFuse Decompression Instrument, following an investigation which identified that the Trocar and Plunger Assemblies are missing from the instrument. The firm contacted customers via telephone and e-mail on March 28, 2016; and official recall notices were mailed via FedEx on 4/11/2016. Customers were instructed to quarantine recalled items, Complete the Certificate of Acknowledgment and email a copy to; Adverse reactions or quality problems experienced with the use of this product may be reported to the FDA: (form available to fax or mail), or Call (800)FDA-1088 . Questions related to this recall should be directed to (574) 372-1570, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.


  • Modelo / Serial
    PerFuse Decompression Instrument PN: 800-0541, Lot:100650
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Distributed in the US states of CA, GA, MN, and OH, and in the Netherlands.
  • Descripción del producto
    PerFuse Decompression Instrument PN: 800-0541, Lot:100650. Designed to access the femoral head for decompression.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Biomet, Inc., 56 E Bell Dr, Warsaw IN 46582-6989
  • 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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