Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Ulnar Shortening Saw Blade

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 Acumed 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.

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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
    plate, fixation, bone - Product Code HRS
  • Causa
    The saw blades may not cut aggressively enough for their intended application therefore creating a risk that the saw could generate excessive heat, which may contribute to bone necrosis and/or non-union.
  • Acción
    On April 14, 2010, Acumed began contacting consignees by telephone. On April 15, 2010, Acumed sent out the URGENT NOTICE: DEVICE RECALL Initial Notification letter and Recalled Product Status Form to their consignees. The letter describes the recall product as Ulnar Shorting Saw Blade-Hub Style S, Part no. 80-0499-S and Lot Codes. The Initial Notification letter instructs consignees to return the product back to Acumed immediately and notify their sub-accounts (customers) if products have been further distributed. The consignees also are asked to fill out and send back the Recalled Product Status Form . Customers should call the Customer Service at 1-888-627-9957 or e-mail to for any questions regarding the recall.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Part Number: 80-0499-S Lot Numbers: 214436, 215637, 215638, 215639, 215640, 215641, 219931, and 220909.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide distribution: USA and to the following countries: Spain, Great Britain, South Africa, Puerto Rico, Canada, Turkey, Ireland, Finland, Belgium, Australia, Germany, and Sweden.
  • Descripción del producto
    Ulnar Shorting Saw Blade is labeled in part: "Congruent Bone Plates, SIZE Ulnar Shortening Saw Blade - Hub Style S, REF 80-0499-S, Material: Stainless Steel, STERILE, Rx Only, ACUMED, Hillsboro, OR, USA". || The Ulnar Saw Blade is an accessory used with a Congruent Bone Plate System covered under K012655, but it is labeled and sold separately by itself. || The saw blade is also sold as part of the Upper Extremity Osteotomy System (BOM 15-0030). The BOM 15-0030 system does not have a label, but the saw blade is individually labeled and shipped together with this system when it is ordered. || Intended use: Cutting Bones
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Acumed LLC, 5885 NW Cornelius Pass Rd, Hillsboro OR 97124-9432
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Source