Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Zimmer Dental GemLock RHD2.5 Hex Driver

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 Dental 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
  • Estado del evento
    Open, Classified
  • País 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
    Accessories, implant, dental, endosseous - Product Code NDP
  • Causa
    The device may contain a manufacturing condition affecting the geometry of the driver's hex feature which prevents it from properly engaging the fixture mount transfer and/or a dental implant.
  • Acción
    The recalling firm, Zimmer Biomet, issued "URGENT MEDICAL DEVICE RECALL" letters addressed to Clinicians dated 10/11/2017 via FedEx on 10/11/2017. Letters to the distributors dated 10/11/2017 were issued via courier or email on 10/11/2017. The letters described the product, problem and actions to be taken. The customers were instructed to review notification for awareness; review your inventory; immediately return all affected product from your facility to: Field Action PM Regulatory Compliance Zimmer Biomet 4555 Riverside Dr. Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410 US and complete and return the Certificate of Acknowledgment by fax to 574-372-4265 or email: If you have further questions or concerns after reviewing this notice, please call the Recall Department at 561-776-6700 between 8:00 am and 5:00pm EST, Monday through Friday. Calls received outside of call center operating hours will receive a prompt to leave a voicemail. Alternatively, your questions may be emailed to


  • Modelo / Serial
    Lot numbers 63563072, 63572755, 63583270, and 63755802
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution: US (nationwide) and countries of: Canada, Australia, Belgium, Bulgaria, Chile, Costa Rica, Egypt, France, Georgia, Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iran, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Lebanon, Lithuania, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Shanghai, Spain, Taiwan, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, UK, and United Arab Emirates.
  • Descripción del producto
    Zimmer Dental GemLock RHD2.5 Hex Driver. The label shows the product is Manufactured by Zimmer Dental Inc., Carlsbad, CA. || Endosseous dental implant accessories are manually powered devices intended to aid in the placement or removal of endosseous dental implants and abutments, prepare the site for placement of endosseous dental implants or abutments, aid in the fitting of endosseous dental implants or abutments, aid in the fabrication of dental prosthetics, and be used as an accessory with endosseous dental implants when tissue contact will last less than 1 hour.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Zimmer Dental Inc, 1900 Aston Ave, Carlsbad CA 92008-7308
  • 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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