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 Zimmer, 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
    Prosthesis, hip, semi-constrained, metal/polymer, porous uncemented - Product Code LPH
  • Causa
    The shell was missing the locking ring.
  • Acción
    The firm, Zimmer, sent an "URGENT MEDICAL DEVICE RECALL-LOT SPECIFIC" notification dated April 2014 to their consignees. The notification included product description, product issue, health risks, and consignee responsibilities (including directions on how to return the affected product). The consignees were instructed to locate all products from lot 62490588 and quarantine them immediately; carry out a physical count of all affected product; complete and return the Inventory Return Certification Form via email to:; return the recalled product, and notify Zimmer of any hospitals that you have further distributed the affected product and of surgeons that have implanted the product. Consignees with questions pertaining to the recall are directed to call the customer call center at 1-877-946-2761 between 8:00 am and 5:00pm EST.


  • Modelo / Serial
    00-6202-060-22; lot 62490588
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution: US (nationwide) in states of: US: GA, WI, NJ, CA, NY, NC, PA, FL, CT, ME, TX, and IL; and countries of: Australia and Canada.
  • Descripción del producto
    TRABECULAR METAL MODULAR ACETABULAR SYSTEM, Shell with Cluster Holes, Porous 60mm. Catalog number 00-6202-060-22; Hip implant component.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Zimmer, Inc., 1800 W Center St, Warsaw IN 46580-2304
  • 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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