Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Zimmer TM400 Broach Handle

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
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  • Estado del evento
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  • 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
    Broach Handle - Product Code HTQ
  • Causa
    The broach handle may fracture at the threaded tip during use, which would result in surgical intervention to retrieve the broach or the trial as the threaded tip fragment prevents attachment of another handle to retrieve the device.
  • Acción
    Distributors and user accounts were notified by "Urgent: Medical Device Recall" letter dated April 29, 2009. The letter described the affected product, reason for recall, health risks, and action for consignees. Distributors were instructed to retrieve the devices and to return them to Zimmer no later than May 13, 2009. This instrument recall will result in an inability to implant the associated devices until a new instrument becomes available. For questions or assistance about the recall please contact Zimmer Spine by calling 800-777-7505.


  • Modelo / Serial
    All lots.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Nationwide, Austria, Australia, Belgium, Canada, Finland, Germany, Greece, Korea, South Africa, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan and the United Kingdom.
  • Descripción del producto
    Zimmer TM-400 Broach Handle; Part No. 96-210-10001. The product is a surgical instrument for use in conjunction with Zimmer TM-400 Trabecular Metal implants during spinal surgery. || The Broach Handle threads onto various broaches and trial implants. The handle with these broaches or trials attached is used to prepare and measure a vertebral space to accept a TM-400 Trabecular Metal implant.
  • Manufacturer


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