Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Primus (THE BTE WS30)

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 BTE Technologies, 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
    Exerciser, measuring - Product Code ISD
  • Causa
    On the primus that includes the optional chop / lift bar, there is a remote possibility that the chop / lift bar could get accidently detached from the snap hook in specific use scenarios when the bar is rotated and twisted around the snap hook. the snap hook could open, resulting in possible injury to the user due to a fall.
  • Acción
    BTE sent an Medical Device Correction letter dated April 10, 2015, to all affected customers.The letter identified the product the problem and the action needed to be taken by the customer. In order to correct this issue, please immediately install the provided retrofit kit according to BTE instructions 751W2519 included in the kit. From this point on, the ring on the Chop / Lift Bar shall not be used to connect the Chop / Lift Bar to the snap hook on the 191 Tool or any other device with a snap hook. Only the Eye part of the Jaw and Eye swivel will be used to connect to the snap hook. Please pass this Medical Device Recall notice to all those who need to be aware of it within the customer organization. Once the correction is completed, notify BTE using the provided Field Correction Confirmation card. We apologize for any inconvenience. Please do not hesitate to call BTE Customer Support at 410-850-0333 if you have any questions or concerns.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Primus (THE BTE WS30), model PrimusRS (PRRS) and Primus+ (PR30)
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution - Nationwide Distribution and to the countries of : Austria, Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Italy, India, Japan, South Korea, Mexico, P.R. China, Poland, Republic of South Africa, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, Thailand, and United Kingdom.
  • Descripción del producto
    Primus (THE BTE WS30), model PrimusRS (PRRS) and Primus+ (PR30) a measuring exercise equipment device designed to provide active and passive torque resistance to patient motion during rehabilitation therapy. The Primus that includes the optional Chop / Lift Bar.
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  • Dirección del fabricante
    BTE Technologies, Inc., 7455 New Ridge Rd Ste L, Hanover MD 21076-3143
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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