Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Selex M2A Magnum Modular Head, 40 mm

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/ceramic/polymer, cemented or non-porous, uncemented - Product Code LZO
  • Causa
    Devices with a specification for a +6mm neck length were incorrectly labeled for a +3mm neck length specification.
  • Acción
    Biomet contacted consignees with device inventory by telephone on September 13, 2011 requesting all associated product be quarantined immediately. An Urgent Medical Device Recall Notice was sent via U.S. mail March 23, 2012 to consignees with directions to immediately locate, discontinue use of the affected product and return to Biomet. The letter instructed consignees to carefully follow the instructions on the enclosed "FAX Back Response Form" and fax a copy of the Response Form to 574-372-1683 prior to return of product. The notification letter to consignees contained directions to confirm receipt of notice by calling 800-348-9500, extension 3983 or 3009. Questions concerning recall are directed to 574-372-3983 or 574371-3009 M-F 8 A.M. to 5 P.M. (ET).


  • Modelo / Serial
    Part S331140, Lot 446970
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    USA Nationwide Distribution including the states of: MI, NC., OK and WI.
  • Descripción del producto
    Ref, S331140 Selex M2A Magnum Modular Head, 40 mm head diameter plus 3 mm neck,1 Taper, Sterile, Biomet Orthopedics, Warsaw, IN || Product Usage: || Intended for use in non-cemented primary and revision hip joint replacement
  • 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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