Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Synthes Spiral Blade Component of the Synthes Modular Blade Plate System

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
    Appliance, fixation, nail/blade/plate combination - Product Code KTW
  • Causa
    Potential for out of specification star grind teeth.
  • Acción
    Synthes initiated their recall on October 18, 2010, notifying affected hospital accounts via consultant communication. Affected Synthes Trauma Sales Consultants were notified via email (receipt requested). A copy of the Urgent Medical Device Recall letter dated October 20, 2010, was mailed via UPS second day air on October 20, 2010. The letter identified the product, the problem, and the action to be taken by the customer. Customers were instructed to identify any affected devices and call Synthes at 1-800-479-6329 to obtain a Return Authorization Number. A replacement order would be taken at that time. Customers were also instructed to complete the Verification Section at the end of the letter by checking the appropriate box indicating the affected product had been located or indicating in the appropriate box that no affected product was located. Also, customers were to indicate the number of devices found and note the Return Authorization Number. Return the Verification Form with the recalled product to: Credit/Returns, Synthes, 1101 Synthes Avenue, Monument, CO 80132. For questions regarding this recall call 1-800-620-7025, x 6883.


  • Modelo / Serial
    All lots of Part Number: 02.122.616, 115mm Spiral Blade, 14mm, Left
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Nationwide Distribution including AL, CA, GA, IA, IL, IN, MA, MI, MS, NC, NJ, NV, OH, PA, SC, SD, TN, and WV.
  • Descripción del producto
    02.122.616, 115mm Spiral Blade, 14mm, || Left - Synthes Spiral Blade Component of the Synthes Modular Blade Plate System || For fixation of fractures and osteotomies of the proximal and distal femur in adolescents and adults.
  • Manufacturer


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