Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Smith & Nephew Aimer Endofemoral

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. Endoscopy Division.

¿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
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  • 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
    Acessories, arthroscopic - Product Code NBH
  • Causa
    Endofemoral aimer tip may separate due to failure of the soldered joint.
  • Acción
    Smith & Nephew sent a "Medical Device Recall Information" letter dated April 29, 2010, with an attached "Urgent-Product Recall 1st Notification - Urgent" response form via Federal Express on April 29, 2010, to all customers. An e-mail was sent to the contacts in the identified OUS countries alerting them of the recall. ( Note: On June 24, 2010, the firm expanded the recall to include 4 additional catalog numbers 7220l713F, 72201714F, 72201715F, 722017l6F that are refurbished and one additional lot number to catalog Number: 72201714.) The letter described the product, problem and action to be taken by customers. The customers were instructed to immediately check stock for affected product; immediately remove the items from stock and set aside for quarantine; complete and return the attached Urgent-Product Recall 1st Notification - Urgent" response form, even if no product is being returned, via fax at +1-508-261-3636 attention Cindy Burns or email a PDF to; call for a return Authorization number at 1-800-343-5717 Option #3, and return product to Smith & Nephew, Inc., Endoscopy Division as soon as possible. If you have any questions or require additional information, please contact Cindy Burns at 1-508-261-3655.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Lot Numbers: 50289236, 50296905
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide distribution: USA and countries including: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Costa Rica, Denmark. Dubal, Finland, France. Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Netherlands. Norway, Portugal, Puer To Rico, Singapore. South Africa, Spain. Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey, United Kingdom, and Venezuela.
  • Descripción del producto
    Smith & Nephew Aimer Endofemoral 3mm Offset (Blue) Catalog Number: 72201713F (Refurbished) || ACUFEX Surgical Instruments are intended for use in orthopedic and general surgery.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Smith & Nephew, Inc. Endoscopy Division, 150 Minuteman Drive, Andover MA 01810-1031
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