Rappel de Device Recall Rees Insulated Forceps

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
    Forceps, general & plastic surgery - Product Code GEN
  • Cause
    The forceps insulation may have cracks or breaks in the insulation that may cause burns to patients when used.
  • Action
    Biomet Microfixation issued a letter dated July 2010 to their consignees. Each consignee was ask to discontinue use of the affected product and return the product back to the company for credit. Biomet asked their customers to complete a "Inventory Reconciliation" form and fax the completed form to Biomet Microfixation. If the consignee has further distributed the product, the consignee is asked to contact their customers. Biomet Microfixation can be contacted at 904 741-4400, ext 468.


  • Modèle / numéro de série
    Lot Number: 042308D08, 112108K08, 031309C09, 041009D09, 042310B10, 021910B10, 092707I07, 102607J07, 032607C07, and 041607D07.
  • Classification du dispositif
  • Classe de dispositif
  • Dispositif implanté ?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution: USA including states of CA, FL, GA, ID, IL, IN, MA, MD, MS, NC, NH, NJ, NV, NY, OH, PA, TX, VA, WA, and WI, and countries of Norway, Canada, and Mexico.
  • Description du dispositif
    BIOMET MICROFIXATION REF: 02-0461 REES INSULATED FORCEPS, 21CM, (8.25") (L), STAINLESS STEEL, NYLON, ***NON-STERILE PRODUCT***. The Rees Insulated Forceps are used during surgery to grasp, dissect and coagulate selected tissue. || Distributed by: || BIOMET MICROFIXATION, 1520 TRADEPORT DRIVE, JACKSONVILLE, FL 32218, www.biometmicrofixation.com
  • 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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