Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Synthes Spiked Washers 13.5/6.5

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
  • 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
    Washer, bolt nut - Product Code HTN
  • Causa
    During a retrospective assessment, spiked washers 13.5/6.5 were discovered to be mislabeled as spiked washers 13.5/5.5.
  • Acción
    SYNTHES sent an Urgent Notice: Medical Device Recall letter dated October 3, 2013, to all affected customers. The letter identified the product, the problem, and the action to be taken by the customer. Customers were instructed 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 located. Return the Verification Form to: Credit/Returns Synthes 1101 Synthes Avenue, Monument, CO 80132 Customers were also asked to return the Verification Form indicating they did not have the affected product also. All documents were to be returned to Synthes by: Fax 1-877-270-5855 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 219.951 with multiple lot#:   2335941 2339634 2397429 2405812 2440475 2442736 2496414 5661855 5663841
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Nationwide Distribution
  • Descripción del producto
    Synthes Spiked Washers 13.5/6.5 || Spiked Washers 13.5/6.5 are intended to be used in ligament reattachment or fixation, specifically readaptation of torn or avulsed ligaments.
  • Manufacturer


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