Rappel de Device Recall Normed VTEK TWIST DRILL Cannulated

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
    Orthopedic manual surgical instrument - Product Code LXH
  • Cause
    Zimmer biomet initiated a voluntary recall of the twist drill & v-tek twist drill due to to a potential tolerance stack up identified between the twist drill and the mating kirschner wire (k-wire) component.
  • Action
    Zimmer GmbH initiated a voluntary recall of the Normed - TWIST DRILL Cannulated & Normed- V-TEK TWIST DRILL Cannulated, with written notices on June 27, 2016 via certified mail due to a potential tolerance stack up identified between the twist drill and the mating Kirschner Wire (K-Wire) component. Customers are asked to do the following: Review the notification and ensure affected personnel are aware of the contents. 2. Locate all affected product identified above and quarantine them immediately. 3. Return any affected product within your possession. Clearly mark the outside of all return packages, Recall, and include a copy of the Inventory Return Certification form (Attachment 1) with your return shipment(s). 4. If after reviewing this notification you have further questions or concerns please call the customer call center at 1-800-348-2759 between 8:00 am and 8:00 pm EST. Adverse reactions or quality problems experienced with the use of this product may be reported to the FDA's MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting program either online, by regular mail or by fax. " Online:www.fda.gov/medwatch/report.htm " Regular Mail: use postage-paid, pre-addressed Form FDA 3500 available at: www.fda.gov/MedWatch/getforms.htm. Mail to address on the pre-addressed form. " Fax: 1-800-FDA-0178 Affected units returned as part of this recall activity will be scrapped


  • Modèle / numéro de série
    Part No.: 502015640; Lot Numbers:27374, 104547/188A9
  • Classification du dispositif
  • Classe de dispositif
  • Dispositif implanté ?
  • Distribution
    Domestic: CO, IL Foreign: Argentina, Costa Rica, India, Malta, Japan, Philippines, Vietnam, Portugal, Dominican Republic, Argentina, Australia, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Ireland, Ecuador, China, Singapore, Indonesia, Canada, Mexico, South Korea , Spain, Netherlands, Sweden, Malaysia, New Zealand, Switzerland, El Salvador, England, Norway, Finland, Venezuela, Taiwan, Italy, Colombia, Greece, Thailand, France, Israel, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Germany, Korea, Lebanon, Belgium, Hong Kong, Philippines, Iran, Brazil, Turkey, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Uruguay
  • Description du dispositif
    V-TEK TWIST D 40X90MM 30MM Cann 12MM Rnd; The twist drill is used to drill holes into bones/tissues for foot, ankle and hand implant systems.
  • 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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