Rappel de Device Recall Byrd Screw

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 Biomet Microfixation, Inc..

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 2
  • Numéro de l'événement
  • Date de mise en oeuvre 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
    Screw - Product Code LXH
  • Cause
    Byrd screw, self drilling, may break during usage. biomet has determined that the parts were not correctly processed by the vendor , i.E. that the parts were not hardened in the final processing and that lead to weaker than acceptable material.
  • Action
    Biomet plans to send letters to customers on February 19, 2009. Customers are told to discontinue use of the item and return it to Biomet Microfixation. The firm plans to follow up with an e-mail to their customers. Questions pertaining to this issue, should be directed to Christy Cain at 1.800.874.7711 or 904.741.4400.


  • Modèle / numéro de série
    Lot # 091807107
  • Classification du dispositif
  • Classe de dispositif
  • Dispositif implanté ?
  • Distribution
    AZ, CA, GA, IL, IN, NM, NY, TX, VA, Puerto Rico and Canada.
  • Description du dispositif
    Byrd Screw, 2.0X6MM SD, Model Number: 01-0264 || Product labeling reads in part as follows: || REF: 01-0264, QTY,UOM 00001, BYRD SCREW, 2 OX6MM SELF-DRILLING, 12CM, (4-3/4) (L), STAINLESS STEEL, LOT 999999, (01) 00841036007157(10)999999(13)090201(30)13, 2009-02, ***NON-STERILE PRODUCT***DD 14 03 1, BIOMET MICROFIXATION, INC., 150 TRADEPORT DRIVE, JACKSONVILLE, FL 32218 USA || Instrument used to pull up the broken bone, so it is flush and can be plated fixated. The Byrd screw is then removed.
  • Manufacturer


  • Adresse du fabricant
    Biomet Microfixation, Inc., 1520 Tradeport Dr, Jacksonville FL 32218-2480
  • 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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