Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Zimmer Plates and Screws 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 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
    Plate, fixation, bone - Product Code HRS
  • Causa
    Zimmer recently conducted a review of all historic packaging validations at its zimmer manufacturing b.V. (zmbv) facility in ponce, puerto rico. based on this review, it was determined that the packaging operations conducted in the building 1 packaging operation at this facility were not properly validated. as a result, zimmer conducted seal integrity testing to evaluate if previously packaged product from this facility met the established requirements for sterile barrier integrity. the acceptance criteria established for this testing was 99% reliability with a 90% confidence interval. these packaging tray configurations met the acceptance criteria for sterile barrier integrity of both the inner and outer trays, however, zimmer has decided to recall all manufacturing lots that have not expired and that were sterile packaged in the zmbv facility building 1 packaging operations.
  • Acción
    Distributors received a letter identifying the issue and their responsibilities dated November 4, 2013. These responsibilities include quarantining the affected fielded inventory in their possession, providing hospital risk managers with the recall notification letter and retrieving affected fielded inventory and direct sales from the hospitals.


  • Modelo / Serial
    61270590 61270591 61450581 61270594 61270595 61270596
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution-USA (nationwide) and the countries of Belgium, Canada, Canary Islands, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, India, Italy, Japan, Korea, Luxemburg, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal Reunion, Russian Federation, Singapore, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Taiwan, Thailand, and United Kingdom.
  • Descripción del producto
    3.5 COMP PLT, 4 HOLE || 3.5 COMP PLT, 5 HOLE || 3.5 COMP PLT, 6 HOLE || 3.5 COMP PLT, 8 HOLE || 3.5 COMP PLT, 9 HOLE || 3.5 COMP PLT, 10 HOLE
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Zimmer, Inc., 345 E Main St, Warsaw IN 46580-2746
  • 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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