Rappel de GemLock Long Hex Driver

Selon Department of Health, Therapeutic Goods Administration, ce/cet/cette rappel concerne un dispositif en/au/aux/à Australia qui a été fabriqué par Zimmer Pty Ltd.

Qu'est-ce que c'est?

Une correction ou un retrait opéré par un fabricant afin de répondre à un problème causé par un dispositif médical. Les rappels surviennent lorsqu'un dispositif médical est défectueux, lorsqu'il pourrait poser un risque pour la santé, ou les deux à la fois.

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  • Type d'événement
  • ID de l'événement
  • Classe de risque de l'événement
    Class II
  • Date de mise en oeuvre de l'événement
  • Pays de l'événement
  • Source de l'événement
  • URL de la source de l'événement
  • Notes / Alertes
    Australian data is current through July 2018. All of the data comes from the Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration, except for the categories Manufacturer Parent Company and Product Classification.
    The Parent Company and the Product Classification were added by ICIJ.
    The parent company information is based on 2017 public records. The device classification information comes from FDA’s Product Classification by Review Panel, based on matches of recall data from the U.S. and Australia.
  • Notes supplémentaires dans les données
  • Cause
    Zimmer dental identified that certain lots of the gemlock long hex driver, catalogue rhl2.5, may not fit into the fixture mount transfer (fmt) or the internal hex of the implant. the affected product was also distributed within the tapered swissplus & swissplus implant systems kit, surgical, complete, catalogue opcst as well as the tapered screw-vent implant system surgical kit, complete, catalogue tsvkit.
  • Action
    Zimmer is requesting their customers to quarantine the affected units. A Zimmer distributor will arrange for the removal of affected products. This action has been closed-out on 4/08/2016.


  • Modèle / numéro de série
    GemLock Long Hex Driver Catalogue Number: TSVKITLot Number on Label: 62702589*Etched Lot Number of RHL2.5: 62699693* Not all drivers used to assemble this kit lot are affected, as multiple lots of the driver were used to manufacture the kits. Drivers etched with lot 62632712, which function appropriately. Lot Number on Label: 62743075Etched Lot Number of RHL2.5: 62735177ARTG number: 126570
  • Manufacturer


  • Société-mère du fabricant (2017)
  • Commentaire du fabricant
    “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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