Rappel de Various Trauma and Extremity Instruments (drill bits, screw taps and saw blades)

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 Biomet 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 biomet has discovered a raw material anomaly during an inspection of various trauma and extremity instruments (drill bits, screw taps and saw blades). an investigation by the supplier determined that four lots of raw material could have similar anomalies. the anomaly has the potential to be on or below the surface and can increase the risk of instrument fracture. the affected units were distributed between the dates of march 2016 and may 2017.This issue may lead to extension of surgery < 30 minutes and/or the patient retains piece of fractured instrument leading to patient injury.This issue is not visually detectable in all cases. one injury has been reported internationally.
  • Action
    Zimmer Biomet is conducting a lot specific recall for various trauma and extremity instruments (drill bits, screw taps and saw blades). Hospital Responsibilities: 1.Review this notification and ensure affected personnel are aware of the contents; 2.Assist the Zimmer Biomet sales representative quarantine all affected product; 3.The Zimmer Biomet sales representative will remove the affected product from your facility; 4.Complete the supplied Attachment 1 – Certificate of Acknowledgement; a.Return a digital copy to RAQA.ANZ@zimmerbiomet.com b.Retain a copy of the Acknowledgement Form with your field action records in the event of a compliance audit of your facilities documentation.


  • Modèle / numéro de série
    Various Trauma and Extremity Instruments (drill bits, screw taps and saw blades)Multiple Item and Lot NumbersARTG Numbers: 112735 and 209302
  • 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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