Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de R3 Constrained Acetabular Liner

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 Smith & Nephew 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
    Prosthesis, hip, constrained, cemented or uncemented, metal/polymer - Product Code KWZ
  • Causa
    The firm received reports of a femoral head popping out of the liner intraoperatively.
  • Acción
    Smith & Nephew notified all distributors via e-mail and sent a letter dated August 13, 2010 to all hospitals notifying them of the product, the problem, and the action to be taken. 1) Distributors were to immediately cease distribution and use of the product, examine their stock and the stock of the accounts they supplied if applicable and remove any affected devices from all inventories and place them into quarantine to prevent accidental distribution. 2) Identify customers that received these products and immediately notify them of the recall. 3) Carry out a physical count and record the data on the Verification Section included in the letter. 4) Contact their inventory specialist for an RA# and record this on the Verification Section. 5) Return the Verfication Section even if they do not have the recalled product. 6) Return the recalled product to: Smith & Nephew, Inc. Attn: Return Goods 3303 Holmes Road Memphis, TN 38118 Smith & Nephew, Inc. sent a second notice via e-mail on 09/03/2010 to non-responding distributors and by Fed Ex to the hospitals 09/21/2010. For any questions regarding this recall customers were to call (901) 399-5441.


  • Modelo / Serial
    All lots
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worlwide Distribution, USA including AL, AZ, CA, CO, CT, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, MA, MI, MN, MO, NC, NJ, NY, OH, OK, PA, TN, TX, WA, and WI and the countries of Australia and Portugal
  • Descripción del producto
    R3 (TM) 28 MM I.D., 66/70 MM O.D., CONSTRAINED LINER, UHMWPE, CO-CR, TI-6AL-4V, REF 71339166, STERILE EO, QTY 1, Smith & Nephew, Inc., Hip prosthesis acetabular component. || Acetabular Liner
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Smith & Nephew Inc, 1450 E. Brooks Rd, Memphis TN 38116
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Source