Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Total Temporomandibular Joint Replacement 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 Biomet Microfixation, 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.

Más información acerca de la data acá
  • 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
    Joint, temporomandibular, implant - Product Code LZD
  • Causa
    Laser etching on the parts is wider and deeper than the conditions previously validated.
  • Acción
    BIOMET sent an Urgent Medical Device Recall letter dated October 17, 2014 to all affected customers. The letter identified the product, the problem, and the action to be taken by the customer. Customers were instructed to take the following steps: 1) Immediately locate and remove from circulation the items invoiced/consigned/loaned to your account. 2) Carefully follow the instructions on the enclosed "Response Form." and 3)If you have further distributed these items to medical facilities, you must notify them of this action. For questions customers were instructed to call 1-800-874-7711 or 904-741-4400, extension 9448, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. EST. For questions regarding this recall call 904-741-9448.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Model 01-6550TI, Lot #s: 531890A, 531890B, 531900A, 531900B, 544220B, 544230A, 544230B, 544200A, 544200B, 544210A, 544210B, 544220A.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution - USA including PA, MN, CA and Internationally to Australia, Netherlands, France, and United Kingdom.
  • Descripción del producto
    Total Temporomandibular Joint Replacement System- 50mm Rt Narrow Ti Mand || Reconstruction of the temporomandibular joint
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Biomet Microfixation, LLC, 1520 Tradeport Dr, Jacksonville FL 32218-2480
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Comentario del fabricante
    “The safety of patients has always been, and continues to be, Zimmer Biomet’s top priority and it is our honor to be a leader in this industry for the past 90 years,” Zimmer Biomet told ICIJ in a statement. “We adhere to strict regulatory standards, and work closely with the FDA and all applicable regulatory agencies in each of our regions as part of our commitment to operating a first-rate quality management system across our global manufacturing network. The company added that it is focused on staying at the forefront of innovation and doing right by the millions of patients who rely on the company’s products.
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