Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Ranawat/Burnstein Acetabular Shell

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.

Más información acerca de la data acá
  • 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, semi-constrained (metal uncemented acetabular component) - Product Code KWA
  • Causa
    The color code on label conflicts with the liner size (liner size 24 should be green, not yellow).
  • Acción
    BIOMET called distributors who received the affected product to return it to Biomet with follow-up Urgent Recall Notices sent via E-mail October 22, 2012.. The notice included the identity of the recalled device, reason for the recall, and directions to complete the FAX back form and return it to 574-372-1683. Product is to be returned to Return Goods, Recalls, Biomet, Inc. 56 East Bell Drive, Warsaw, IN 46580. Questions related to the recall should be directed to Field Action Coordinator (574) 372-1570, Monday through Friday. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. For questions regarding this recall call 574-267-6639, ext 1676.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Part 11-106054 Lot 528310
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Nationwide Distribution including CA, IN, NC, OH, and UT.
  • Descripción del producto
    Ranawat/Burnstein Acetabular Shell 54mm/Limited Holes/Porous Coated is a metallic, full-hemisphere, acetabular shell component. || Intended Use: The shell utilizes a modular polyethylene liner and a femoral head component that is taper fit onto a femoral stem at the time of surgery. Cemented or non-cemented total hip replacement . The device is intended for general use in skeletally mature individuals undergoing primary and/or secondary revision surgery at high risk of hip dislocation due to a history of prior dislocation, joint or bone loss, soft tissue laxity, neuromuscular disease, or intra-operative instability and for whom all other options to constrained acetabular components have been considered
  • 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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