Rappel de Biomet The Polaris Spinal System; Shortened Plug Driver

Selon U.S. Food and Drug Administration, ce/cet/cette rappel concerne un dispositif en/au/aux/à United States qui a été fabriqué par Ebi, Llc.

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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 2
  • Numéro de l'événement
  • Date de publication de l'événement
  • Statut de l'événement
  • Pays de l'événement
  • Date de fin de l'événement
  • Source de l'événement
  • URL de la source de l'événement
  • Notes / Alertes
    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.
  • Notes supplémentaires dans les données
    Screwdriver - Product Code HXX
  • Cause
    Biomet received a complaint on 5/20/2013 reporting that the tip of the instrument sheared off during a removal case.
  • Action
    Biomet sent an Urgent Medical Device Recall Letters/Fax Back Response Form dated September 24, 2013, via Fed Ex. The customer is asked to examine their inventory and return the recalled product following the attached instructions. The Fax Back Response Form should be completed and returned to 973-887-1347 prior to the return of the product. Any questions please call (973) 299-9300 x 2162.


  • Modèle / numéro de série
    Device listing # D090878 Catalog # LV00407 Lot #184090
  • Classification du dispositif
  • Classe de dispositif
  • Dispositif implanté ?
  • Distribution
    US Distribution to CA
  • Description du dispositif
    Shortened Plug Driver; Low Volume Specialty Device; Qty:1; Rx Only; Non Sterile; Biomet Spine, Parsippany, NJ 07054 || The Polaris Spinal Systems is a non-cervical spinal fixation device intended for immobilization and stabilization as an adjunct to fusion as a pedical screw fixation system, a posterior hook and sacral/iliac screw fixation system, or as an anterior or anterolateral fixation system. Pedicle screw fixation is limited to skeletal mature patients for use with autograft and/or allograft. The device is indicated for all the following indications:degenerative disc disease (defined as discogeneic back pain with degeneration of the disk confirmed by history and radiographic studies), spondylolisthesis, and or lordosis) tumor, stenosis, pseudoarthrosis, or failed previous fusion
  • Manufacturer


  • Adresse du fabricant
    Ebi, Llc, 100 Interpace Pkwy, Parsippany NJ 07054-1149
  • 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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