Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Synthes TI MIRS Locking Cap, OneStep Titanium Alloy, Part Number 04.631.502

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
    Orthosis, spinal pedicle fixation, for degenerative disc disease - Product Code NKB
  • Causa
    This action is being initiated following a detailed investigation in response to reported complaints of post-operative locking cap loosening. synthes has concluded that if the construct is mis-aligned during final tightening, the potential exists for locking caps to loosen post-operatively in certain situations.
  • Acción
    Synthes sent an Urgent: Medical Device Product Removal letter on September 7, 2012, to all affected consignees. Consignees were requested to immediately cease using the product, examine their inventory and remove the parts from inventory. If they had the parts, they were further 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 and return the verification form. If they did not have the parts, they were requested to complete the verification section at the end of the letter and return the verification form. Consignees with questions were instructed to call 610-719-5450. For questions regarding this recall call 610-719-5000.


  • Modelo / Serial
    All lots
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Nationwide Distribution including CA, CO, CT, FL, GA, ID, IL, IN, LA, MA, MD, MI, MN, MT, NC, NJ, NY, OH, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, and WI.
  • Descripción del producto
    Synthes Titanium Minimally Invasive Reduction Screw System Locking Cap, Part Number 04.631.502 || Non-cervical spinal fixation devices intended for posterior pedicle screw fixation, posterior hook fixation, or anterolateral fixation.
  • Manufacturer


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