Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de UltraDriveTool, 6 MM Plug Puller

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, 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
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  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class 3
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  • 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
    Device, nerve conduction velocity measurement - Product Code JXE
  • Causa
    Incorrect product picture label was on the product box.
  • Acción
    Biomet Orthopedics sent an Urgent Medical Device Recall Notice dated April 18,2012, to all affected customers. The letter identified the reason for the recall including directions to immediately locate, discontinue use of the device, and return product to Biomet, 56 East Bell Drive, Warsaw, IN 46580. Consignees were asked to confirm receipt of the notice by calling 1-800-348-9500 extension 3983 or 3009. A FAX Back Response Form was to be filled out and sent within 3 days of receipt to 574-372-1683. Questions related to the notice should be directed to 474-372-3983 or 574-371-3009, Monday- Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. For questions regarding this recall call 574-371-1021.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Catalog 423868 Lot 409680
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution - USA (nationwide) and Europe, Austrailia
  • Descripción del producto
    Ultra-DriveTool, 6 MM Plug Puller, REF 423868. Recommended Power Setting 70 For Single Use Only, Sterile, Biomet Orthopedics, Warsaw, IN 46581 || Incorrect Picture Label, Trochanter Plate (50-60 mm) Mallory/Head || The Ultra-DriveTM System is used to aid in the removal of bone cement (PMMA) and noncemented implants in conjunction with revision arthroplasty. The Ultra-Drive" device converts standard electrical energy into mechanical energy, via an ultrasonic transducer in the Ultra-Drive" handpiece. This energy is transmitted through individually tuned tool tips in acoustic waves. causing the tool tip to vibrate at a controlled high speed. This action breaks down bone cement and cuts through cancellous bone.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Biomet, Inc., 56 E Bell Dr, Warsaw IN 46582-6989
  • 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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