Rappel de Device Recall Normed General Instruments

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 Zimmer Gmbh.

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
    Burr, orthopedic - Product Code HTT
  • Cause
    The devices used a different raw material to produce two countersink products which has higher hardness and higher carbon content resulting in device damage.
  • Action
    Zimmer Biomet sent an URGENT MEDICAL DEVICE RECALL REMOVAL letter dated  May 11 2017. Lot Specific notifications were sent to the affected consignee via courier. The recall notification included a description of the reason for the recall, affected product, consignee responsibilities, and instructions for responding to the formal recall notification. Customers with questions were instructed to call Technical Services at 1-574-371-3071.


  • Modèle / numéro de série
    Lots: 13065 13569 13571
  • Classification du dispositif
  • Classe de dispositif
  • Dispositif implanté ?
  • Distribution
    Single US consignee CO.
  • Description du dispositif
    Normed General Instruments || 503004541: Werber Countersink Cannulated for micro CBS Screws, AO 503004341: Werber Countersink Cannulated for micro CBS Screws, round-shaft || The Countersink is an instrument which is used over the guide wire to prepare for adequate space in the cortical bone rim to sink the screw head in to bones/tissues for different Foot, Ankle and Hand implant systems. The instrument is used in several Normed implant systems. The instrument is used to avoid soft tissue irritation
  • Manufacturer


  • Adresse du fabricant
    Zimmer Gmbh, Sulzer Allee 8, Winterthur Switzerland
  • 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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