Rappel de Device Recall Synthes Torque Limiting Handle

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 Synthes (USA) Products LLC.

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
  • Statut de l'événement
    Open, Classified
  • Pays 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
    The adapter may demonstrate a degradation of function as the final products were assembled with ball bearings of high carbon content that is likely to rust prematurely.
  • Action
    An Urgent Medical Device Recall Notification letters dated May 4, 2018, were distributed to customers. The letter requests that customers take the following actions: Potential Patient Impact: The subject, Torque Limiting Handle, may demonstrate a degradation of function with the adapter collar sticking, and/or not retaining the mating adapter male shaft of the driver component. In addition, the ball bearings may corrode over time causing a failure in the torque limiting feature. The following potential scenarios could occur: " Malunion/nonunion and device loosening if there is a degradation of function and too much or too little torque is applied. " Adverse tissue reaction if there is corrosion and any debris enters an open incision. " Surgical delay due to the time required to investigate and decide next steps if the instrument fails during surgery. If you have no product to be returned: " Return the Verification Section (page 3 of this letter) to DePuy Synthes by: o Fax: 866-853-1969 or o Scan/email: Synthes7370@stericycle.com NOTE: If the Verification Section is completed on behalf of more than one facility and/or individual, please clearly indicate the name and address of the facility and/or individual in page number three (3) of this notification. 3. Forward this notice to anyone in your facility that needs to be informed. 4. If any of the subject product has been forwarded to another facility, contact that facility to arrange return. 5. Keep a copy of this notice visibly posted for awareness until all product subject to this recall (removal) have been returned. While processing your returns, please maintain a copy of this notice with the product subject to this recall (removal) and keep a copy for your records. For further questions, please call (610) 719-5450.


  • Modèle / numéro de série
    H344006-02,  H344006-03,  H344006-04,  H344006-05,  H344006-06,  H344006-07,  H344006-08,  H344006-09,  H344006-10,  H344006-11,  H344006-12,  H344006-13,  H344006-14,  H344006-15,  H344006-16,  H344006-17,  H344006-18,  H344006-19,  H344006-20,  H344006-21,  H344006-22,  H344006-23,  H344006-24,  H344006-25,  H344006-26,  H344006-27,  H344006-28,  H344006-29,  H344006-30,  H344006-31,  H344006-32,  H344006-33,  H344006-34,  H344006-35,  H344006-36,  H344006-37,  H344006-38,  H344006-39,  H344006-40,  H344006-41,  H344006-43,  H344006-45,  H344006-46,  H344006-47,  H344006-48,  H344006-49,  H369323-03,  H369323-04
  • Classification du dispositif
  • Classe de dispositif
  • Dispositif implanté ?
  • Distribution
    USA (nationwide) Distribution to the states of : AK, CA, FL, ID, IN, KS, KY, LA, MD, MI, MT, NC, NJ, NY, OH, OK, PA, SD, TN, TX, UT, WI, and WV.
  • Description du dispositif
    Synthes Torque Limiting Handle, Part Number 03.231.013 || This device is used in systems indicated for fracture fixation.
  • Manufacturer


  • Adresse du fabricant
    Synthes (USA) Products LLC, 1301 Goshen Pkwy, West Chester PA 19380-5986
  • Société-mère du fabricant (2017)
  • Source