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 3i, LLC.

¿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
    Accessories, implant, dental, endosseous - Product Code NDP
  • Causa
    Inadequate biocompatibility testing.
  • Acción
    The firm, Biomet 3i, sent an "URGENT DEVICE RECALL NOTICE" letter dated September 16, 2015 to both Domestic and Foreign Customers via traceable courier. The letter described the product, problem and actions to be taken. The customers were instructed to review the notice and check your inventory for the affected units; immediately quarantine and remove all affected products from service; if you have product to return, call Biomet 3i Complaints Department at 1-800-443-8166 or 1-561-776-6700 to obtain a CMP# and return affected product to Biomet 3i Returns, 4555 Riverside Dr., Palm Beach Gardens, FL 34410; complete and return the attached Business Reply Form via fax to: +1-561-514-6316 or email to:, and maintain a copy of the notice for your records. For assistance or any other questions that you may have, please contact Biomet 3i Complaints Department at 1-800-443-8166 or 1-561-776-6700. The Complaints Department is available 8:00am to 6:00pm (Eastern), Monday through Friday.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Model Number: PIC484, Lot Numbers: 942680, 950198, 950706, 957203, 963249, 973436, 977567, 993384, 1004520, 1015298, 1024240, 1034518, 1048991, 1057119, 1095480, 1105770, 1131300, 1133485, 1158650, 1165796, 1169295, 1172741, 1175519, 1178568, 1181589, 1184490;  Model Number: PIC484H, Lot Numbers: 952664, 1023220, 1034517, 1057121, 1084058, 1085156, 1086404, 1115750, 1169297, 1174217, 1182906, 1187568;  Model Number: PIC485, Lot Numbers: 1137568, 1137603, 1176653, 1184855;  Model Number: PIC485H, Lot Numbers: 1113005, 1170171, 1181580; Model Number: PIC654, Lot Numbers: 934480, 950196, 954781, 957204, 961452, 977568, 988996, 1016258, 1024427, 1034516, 048990, 1060550, 1073328, 1073329, 1092256, 1105771, 1115811, 1115812, 1115813, 1115815, 1115816, 1116774; Model Number: PIC654H, Lot Numbers: 970700, 988995, 989022, 1015301, 1043973, 1069114, 1073325, 1073327, 1074848, 1147383, 1166591, 1174216, 1184508, 1184509;  Model Number: PIC655, Lot Numbers: 1040760, 1044047, 1048195, 1115778; Model Number: PIC655H, Lot Numbers: 1031581, 1079916, 973403-S1.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution: US (nationwide) and countries of: Canada, Argentina, Austria, Australia, Brazil, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Germany, Dominican Republic, Spain, France, Great Britain, Hong Kong, Ireland, Israel, India, Korea, Kuwait, Lithuania, Mexico, Netherlands, Portugal, Saudi Arabia, Sweden, Singapore, Taiwan, Venezuela, and South Africa.
  • Descripción del producto
    BIOMET 3i, PROVIDE IMPRESSION COPINGS, Catalog # PIC484, PIC484H, PIC485, PIC485H, PIC654, PIC654H, PIC655, and PIC655H || BIOMET 3i Restorative Products are intended for use as an accessory to endosseous dental implants for placement in the maxilla and mandible. Provisional Abutments are intended for use as an accessory to endosseous dental implants to support a prosthetic device in a partially or fully edentulous patient. They are intended for use to support a prosthesis in the mandible or maxilla for up to 180 days during endosseous and gingival healing, and are for non-occlusal loading of provisional restorations.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Biomet 3i, LLC, 4555 Riverside Dr, Palm Beach Gardens FL 33410-4200
  • 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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