Rappel de Natural-Knee II System with Metal-Backed Patella

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 received a single complaint regarding discoloration of a natural-knee ii all poly congruent tibia. an investigation into the event found that the discoloration was caused by oxidation resulting from prolonged exposure to artificial light after being machined by a third party supplier and awaiting completion and sterile packaging at zimmer’s manufacturing facility. it is estimated that the above issue affects less than 2% of natural-knee ii systems.
  • Action
    Zimmer is notifying implanting surgeons of the potential issue and the implications for implant durability. Zimmer is advising that normal post operative follow-up should be continued. For more details, please see http://www.tga.gov.au/safety/alerts-device-natural-knee-ii-system-140326.htm .


  • Modèle / numéro de série
    Natural-Knee II System with Metal-Backed PatellaBatch Numbers: 61566657, 61587666, 61681080, 61781730, 61676693, 61621642, 61487827, 61740149 & 61650259ARTG Number: 95985 & 100318
  • 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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