Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Synthes Material Mix

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 HQ, 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
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  • Fecha de publicación del evento
  • Estado del evento
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  • 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
    Orthopedic manual surgical instrument - Product Code LXH
  • Causa
    One material batch used for production of the affected parts of the synthes material mix were mixed in with an incorrect material with a lower than specified hardness and corrosion resistance.
  • Acción
    SYNTHES sent an Urgent Notice: Medical Device Recall letter dated October 15, 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 to obtain a Return Authorization Number. Complete the Verification Section at the end of the letter by checking the appropriate box indicating affected product was located. Customers were also asked to indicate the number of devices found and note the Return Authorization Number. Return the Verification Form with the product to: Credit/Returns Synthes 1101 Synthes Avenue Monument, CO 80132 Customers should also return the Verification Form if no affected product was found in their inventory. Return all documents to Synthes by fax: 888-679-4875 or Scan/email: Customers with questions were instructed to call 610-719-5450 or contact their Synthes Sales Consultant. For questions regarding this recall call 610-719-5000.


  • Modelo / Serial
    part no. 396.396 (lot nos. T989765 and T989780), part no. 03.632.087 (lotT987270), part no. 03.812.005 (lot nos. T987734, T988931, and T987623), and part no. 03.820.129 (lot no. T988206).
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwided Distribution: USA (nationwide) including IL, MO, TX, WA and Internationally to Canada and Switzerland.
  • Descripción del producto
    Synthes Material Mix (Adjustable Cervical Distractor-Right, Matrix Distractor Rack, T-PAL Spacer Remover, Implant Inserter) || Synthes Material Mix: Adjustable Cervical Distractor-Right is used to distract spine segment. Matrix Distractor Rack is used to distract the interbody disc space. T-PAL Spacer Remover is used to remove T-PAL spacer. Implant Inserter is used to insert the ProDisc implant.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Synthes USA HQ, Inc., 1302 Wrights Ln E, West Chester PA 19380-3417
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Source