Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Synthes 14.5 mm Outer Protection Sleeve for Suprapatellar

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 Synthes (USA) Products 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
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  • 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
    Nail, fixation, bone - Product Code JDS
  • Causa
    Complaints were received reporting that a product packaged as a 14.5 mm outer protection sleeve for suprapatellar contained a 12.0 mm outer protection sleeve for suprapatellar.
  • Acción
    Synthes sent an Urgent Notice: Medical Device Recall letter dated October 14, 2013, to all affected customers. The letter identified the product, the problem, and the action to be taken by the customer. Customers were instructed to call Synthes at 1-800-479-6329 if they have any of the affected product to obtain a Return Authorization Number, complete the Verification Section at the end of the letter and return the Verification Form with the affected product to: Credit/Returns Synthes 1101 Synthes Avenue Monument, CO 80132 If customers do not have the affected product they should complete the attached Verification Section and return all documents to Synthes by: Fax: 866-229-7778 Scan/email: Customers with questions were instructed to call 610-719-5450. For questions regarding this recall call 610-719-5000.


  • Modelo / Serial
    part no. 03010.438S, lot 706802
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Nationwide Distribution
  • Descripción del producto
    Synthes 14.5 mm Outer Protection Sleeve for Suprapatellar || Synthes 14.5 mm Outer Protection Sleeve for Suprapatellar is used as part of the Synthes Tibial Nail System EX to stabilize fractures of the proximal and distal tibia and the tibia shaft, open and closed tibia shaft fractures, certain pre- and post- isthmic fractures, and tibial malunions and non-unions.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Synthes (USA) Products LLC, 1301 Goshen Pkwy, West Chester PA 19380-5986
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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